Tasmania’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has saved hundreds of thousands of dollars by using technology to upgrade its enterprise software in-house rather than spend vital funds engaging costly external IT consultants.
Stories by Byron Connolly
Australia Post is being “attacked by the forces of disruptive innovation” and its investment in a new digital mailbox service – a response to online competition – is quite speculative, according to a Gartner analyst.
The Department of Defence has appointed Dr Peter Lawrence as its new CIO, a Defence spokesperson confirmed this morning.
PC shipments across Asia-Pacific declined by 5.6 per cent quarter-on-quarter as buyers wait for Windows 8 and purchase alternative products such as tablets, according to preliminary Gartner figures.
The Department of Defence’s head ICTO operations, Major General Michael Milford told young IT professionals there was tremendous scope to pursue a career in the armed forces, which continued to grapple with several technology issues.
Cybercrime is costing Australian organisations as much as $10.9 million annually with some falling victim to 40 successful cyberattacks each week, according to a new study.
Westpac Banking Group’s CIO Clive Whincup today claimed the bank looks offshore for IT labour because there “simply aren’t enough people” in Australia with the right skills for certain roles.
Serious security flaws in the Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet device make it difficult to recommend for use in the enterprise, raising concerns for organisations looking to introduce bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, according to a new study.
The Australian National University (ANU) will begin performance testing of the country’s most powerful supercomputer on October 10 following a system build that began in mid-August.
Scientific researchers across South Australia now have access to the massive processing power of a new supercomputer following eResearch SA’s launch yesterday of a high-performance machine, which can calculate 34 trillion transactions per second.
Some enterprises and governments in Australia are wasting time, resources and money searching for data for compliance, litigation or internal investigations because they don’t have the right archiving and e-discovery tools, according to a US-based lawyer.
Government regulations, exit strategies and international data privacy are the top three areas where confidence in cloud computing models is the lowest, according to new research.
Two prominent healthcare CIOs have backed the federal government’s national e-health initiative despite early teething problems and slow uptake across Australia.
The Department for Child Protection (DCP) in Western Australia has outsourced support for its core customer relationship management system, used by around 2000 field and social workers who provide care for children and young people at risk.
IT giant Tata Consulting Services (TCS) is on the cusp of signing three Australian technology startups to formally become part of its Co-Innovation Network (COIN), an initiative that helps fledgling companies create a global market for their products.