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CeBIT 2011 - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Want to get 'old' CEOs into social media? Try success stories

    What do IT and marketing people do if their CEO and other senior managers are stultifying the use of social media? Show them case studies and examples of how other C-level executives are using it to their advantage, say leading social media professionals from Telstra and Facebook.

    Written by Rodney Gedda07 June 11 09:59
  • CeBIT 2011: Government needs a Cloud strategy

    The lack of a common definition of what constitutes a ‘Cloud’ service is one of the major reasons government agencies require a federal Cloud strategy, according to the Australian Government chief information officer, Anne Steward.

    Written by Tim Lohman02 June 11 12:36
  • CeBIT 2011: Trove search engine wins eGovernment award

    The National Library of Australia’s Trove search engine project has taken out the 2011 Excellence in eGovernment Award and the Service Delivery Category Award at the CeBIT 2011 ICT Celebration Dinner in Sydney last night.

    Written by Rodney Gedda02 June 11 11:32
  • EMR success needs IT wake up: NSW e-health CIO

    The success of an electronic medical records (EMR) project will depend on a level of high-velocity, mission-critical ICT not seen before in the sector, says the NSW Department of Health’s director of e-health and ICT strategy branch Ian Rodgers.

    Written by Rodney Gedda02 June 11 10:30
  • CeBIT 2011 roundup

    A hellava lot happened at CeBIT 2011. Here's a quick roundup

    Written by CIO Staff02 June 11 10:29
  • CeBIT 2011: NICTA warns of Cloud challenges

    Cloud adoption is rising, but vendor lock-in and security issues are two challenges yet to be dealt with by CIOs, National ICT Australia (NICTA) has claimed.

    Written by Lisa Banks02 June 11 10:26
  • CeBIT 2011: Twitter to detect earthquakes, tsunamis

    Geosciences Australia has flagged that social networking applications such as Twitter may become the latest means for sourcing data on earthquakes and tsunamis in the region.

    Written by Tim Lohman01 June 11 14:19
  • CeBIT 2011: Whole-of-govt panels slashing ICT costs: AGIMO

    Real financial gains and improvements in contract conditions are being realised as a result of the Federal Government’s eight ICT whole-of-government panel arrangements, according to the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO).

    Written by Tim Lohman01 June 11 13:36
  • CeBIT 2011: All govt levels must engage for strategy success: iiNet

    Ministers from all portfolios and each level of government must become involved in the execution of the National Digital Economy Strategy to ensure its success, according to iiNet chief regulatory officer, Stephen Dalby.

    Written by Chloe Herrick01 June 11 13:50
  • CeBIT 2011: IT consolidation across govt not possible

    A consolidation of the Federal Government’s IT infrastructure is not a possibility, due to the vast difference in systems, according to the Department of Human Services (DHS) ICT assistant secretary, John Wadeson.

    Written by Chloe Herrick01 June 11 12:17
  • CeBIT 2011: Financial orgs using 20 Cloud services, says BT strategist

    Financial services organisations might be conservative when it comes to moving core functions to the Cloud, but that hasn’t stopped the industry from embracing as many as 20 Cloud services already, according to an IT strategist at BT Financial Group.

    Written by Rodney Gedda01 June 11 10:06