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  • PwC delivers 2021 Census services on AWS

    ​PwC Australia has been selected by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to deliver key 2021 Census services.

    Written by Samira Sarraf03 May 19 14:22
  • IBM awarded $13.7M Govt mainframe deal

    ​IBM has won a $13.7 million deal from the Department of Human Services for the provision of mainframe storage infrastructure.

    Written by Leon Spencer11 May 17 11:45
  • Revenue tumble tops tough year for IBM Australia

    ​IBM Australia reported a $31 million fall in revenue for the year ending December 2016, while seeing a $36.5 million tumble in net profit for the period.

    Written by Leon Spencer02 May 17 12:23
  • ​Regaining trust after a digital government failure

    Who could forget #censusfail last year? After a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack and concerns over potential loss of data during the 2016 Census, the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Census site was shut down for days. Once it was eventually restored on 11 August 2016, it was successfully used by millions of Australians to submit their census data.

    Written by Dean Lacheca30 March 17 14:59
  • Why you're not investing enough in IT security

    The minute you outsource responsibility or governance of information security to a third party, you tie a noose around your neck and hand the end of the rope to a vendor.​

    Written by Rodney Byfield13 Jan. 17 11:49
  • ​CPSU defends ABS over Census debacle

    The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) has defended Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) staff who worked on the 2016 Census saying they displayed a high level of professionalism “under difficult circumstances and significant funding pressures.”

    Written by Byron Connolly22 Sept. 16 13:17