Companies planning a shift to cloud infrastructure should be extremely cautious in their vendor selection process, due to a shifting marketplace, according to Gartner.
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Google has announced its latest round of price cuts for its cloud computing platform, now 30 per cent cheaper than previous offerings, and 40 per cent less expensive than competing services for many workloads, the company claimed.
There are a myriad of ways that Australia can break free of its status as an innovation laggard. In the final section of this three part series, we focus on how Australian boards can foster innovation with their approach to digital technologies and strategies.
Australian Government ICT spending is set to reach $6.2 billion by 2018, with 1.7 per cent five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) by 2017, according to IDC research. ICT spend is the largest category for government spend, and has become a central theme in state government service transformation roadmaps.
The Australian Computing Society (ACS) has welcomed Labor’s promise to introduce initiatives to strengthen Australia’s digital cohort and close the IT skills gap, but cautioned these actions “simply can’t wait until 2017”.
This week saw more than 7000 school students from all over Australia learn computer coding as part of the #WeSpeakCode campaign, led by Microsoft.
Steve Jobs once said that innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. By this standard, Australia is full of followers, all in desperate need of leadership. In the second of a three-part series, this article discusses how leaders can drive true digital transformation.
Generous tax cuts for small businesses and removing obstacles to crowd-sourced equity funding for startups were two key measures announced in last night's federal budget.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is driving innovation by embracing concepts such as reverse mentoring, internal competitions like 'code-a-thons', and regular collaboration efforts, according to CIO Sarv Girn.
With the amount of energy now required to power the world’s data centres, the consumption policies and strategies surrounding them are becoming rather critical to organisations hoping to achieve sustainability and remain competitive.
Australia has demonstrated very high levels ICT usage in the past year, though we aren't very innovative, and the government could be doing more to encourage the use of technologies, a report by the World Economic Forum found.
Digital Careers, the government-backed program aimed at increasing the uptake of digital skills among school-aged students, has snagged Intel Australia as its latest sponsor.
Aged care provider, Feros Care, has shifted its CRM and productivity apps to the cloud with the roll out of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Office 365.
Australian innovation is stuck in a rut. Why did this happen and how can we pick up the pace?
Tasmania's Parks and Wildlife Services will upgrade its asset management system to maximise operational efficiencies and improve lifecycle planning of the department’s rapidly expanding asset portfolio.