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  • ​Carl Duckinson new Aurecon CIO

    Toll Group’s former interim CIO, Carl Duckinson, is the new IT chief at the Melbourne office of global engineering and advisory company, Aurecon.

    Written by Byron Connolly06 Sept. 16 11:22
  • A CIO-CMO partnership in the fast lane

    How Williams Martini Racing’s CIO, Graeme Hackland and Avanade CMO, Stella Goulet work together to provide the perfect mesh of technology and marketing at this year’s Formula One racing events.

    Written by Byron Connolly13 April 15 11:00
  • IT shops losing control over technology

    A survey of more than 1,000 C-level executives shows that IT organizations are losing control over new technology adoption at their companies but are still held accountable for integrating the technologies securely into their company's infrastructure.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan30 April 14 07:45
  • IT buyers starting to look a lot like consumer shoppers

    A survey of 1000 business and IT decision makers shows a blurring line between the business-to-business and business-to-consumer (B2C) sales process. That is, technology buyers are starting to resemble mall shoppers.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige26 Nov. 13 19:08
  • Microsoft, Accenture joint venture Avanade sued over alleged ERP project failure

    A half-million lines of custom code wasn't enough to produce a viable Dynamics AX ERP (enterprise resource planning) system for point-of-sale and RFID products distributor ScanSource, according to a lawsuit it has filed against Avanade, the joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus03 Jan. 13 17:35
  • IT increasingly bypassed on cloud adoption

    IT departments, long criticized as being too slow in offering new technologies and services, may be facing a grassroots rebellion in many companies over cloud services.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau02 June 11 07:37
  • Australian execs rank second in the world for collaboration: study

    Some 45 per cent of Australian executives spend up to and more than 40 hours per week collaborating, according to a global study commissioned by IT services firm, Avanade. And, true to the spirit of the term, the study shows that Australian executives prefer to 'collaborate' as part of a team. The study was commissioned by Avanade and conducted by Kelton Research, which interviewed more than 500 C-level executives, IT decision makers and business unit leaders from 17 countries during February, 2010.

    Written by CIO Staff08 June 10 08:37
  • Avanade MD makes his case for cloud computing

    With Microsoft increasingly talking up cloud computing it is not unexpected that Avanade, the consultancy dedicated to using the Microsoft platform, and which was co-founded by Microsoft, is starting to talk up the benefits of running services in the cloud. To get a little more of a local insight where he thinks the market is positioned and what Avanade can offer organisations, we spoke to Craig Dower, managing director, Avanade Australia.

    Written by Howard Dahdah02 March 09 13:08