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  • CIO50 2019: #20 Andrew Cann, WA Police

    If you want to build trust and encourage back and forth exchange of ideas you can't be a micro-manager who makes all the decisions, says WA Police CIO Andrew Cann. This encourages people to wait for you to offer a solution instead of discussing and agreeing on the best possible outcome through healthy exchange of thoughts.

    Written by Samira Sarraf14 Nov. 19 19:00
  • Huawei sheds Australian jobs as 5G ban begins to bite

    Huawei says it has cut its Australian headcount by 100, with the Chinese telco equipment manufacturer blaming a government decision to bar it from participating in the roll out of 5G networks.

    Written by Rohan Pearce23 Aug. 19 08:48
  • Dozens more government agencies accessing 'metadata'

    More than 100 federal, state and local government agencies are known to be accessing so-called telecommunications ‘metadata’ despite not being among the list of enforcement agencies included in the data retention legislation.

    Written by Rohan Pearce16 July 19 16:50
  • Vodafone to compensate customers over false charges

    Mobile telco Vodafone has admitted to making false and misleading representations about its third-party direct carrier billing services and will contact and refund impacted customers.

    Written by Byron Connolly16 July 19 11:29
  • Auditor sees risks in government management of NBN loan

    The Australian National Audit Office has expressed concerns over the handling of a $19.5 billion government loan to NBN Co, with the communications department unable to provide evidence of a suitable governance framework to oversee the company’s compliance with the lending arrangements.

    Written by Rohan Pearce13 June 19 16:50
  • Optus cuts headcount by 14 per cent in a year

    Optus reduced its head count by 14.3 per cent in the 12 months to 31 March, reducing its workforce from around 8500 to just under 7300. The telco today revealed that as a result staff costs were down 15.2 per cent compared to the prior year.

    Written by Rohan Pearce15 May 19 10:26
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