In preparation for the race that stops a nation, IT systems have to saddle up as efficiently as jockeys do.
Stories by Kathryn Edwards
Decision making can be a critical process for any IT professional, but at the Country Fire Authority (CFA) it can be a matter of life and death. As a cancer survivor and father of an autistic child, Michael Foreshew took on the challenge in an effort to give something back to the community.
A conglomerate of Australasian computer science academics has voiced opposition to the Federal Government’s plans to introduce mandatory ISP-level Internet content filtering.
A University of Sydney alumnus and Oracle employee has been awarded a prize for his research into database management.
The recovery in the IT jobs market could begin to take its toll on contract positions, according to the latest ICT salary guide by recruitment firm Hudson.
Two mashups of open access government data, <i>Suburban Trends</i> and <i>Know where you live</i>, have taken out top honours in the MashupAustralia contest.
NBN Co, the company in charge of the Federal Government’s $43 billion National Broadband Network, has announced it received many “high-quality” responses to its request for capability statements for the supply of infrastructure.
At the three-day Asia Pacific Digital Innovation Summit (APDIS) in December, an annual trade event which brought together 780 delegates from 21 countries, we caught up with Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) chairman John Grant and CEO Ian Birks for a rare joint interview. The pair spoke candidly about the challenges the Australian ICT industry faces this coming decade and the importance of accelerating NBN progress.
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank CIO, Andrew Watts, speaks to Kathryn Edwards
Cricketing legend Max Walker’s company Maxximiser, has joined the throng of Australian developers aiming to hit it big on the popular iPhone releasing an app for the the race that stops a nation.
A pilot group within the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is months away from creating a global IT education-focused body to address the needs of the industry.
Speaking from Microsoft's Tech Ed event on the Gold Coast, Windows 7 commercial group lead and the woman responsible for the launch of Windows 7 in Australia, Sarah Vaughan, outlines the top five features of Windows 7 to make the lives of IT managers a little easier.
Out and about in the Tech Ed exhibition hall
Out of the 2500-odd IT professionals and developers at this year's Microsoft Tech Ed on the Gold Coast, only about 200 are women. The attendance of women is up 50 per cent from last year, but it's still a far cry from the number of men pouring through the doors.
Photos from Microsoft's annual IT professional meet