IT Management > Research & development

Boffins lay groundwork for post-silicon era

24 September, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Two university research projects are exploring promising ways to overcome the limitations of conventional silicon chips with electronic circuits.

Crowdsourcing rife with malicious behaviour

09 September, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Crowdsourcing's key strength - its openness of entry - also leaves it vulnerable to malicious behaviour including internal sabotage, research from NICTA and a UK university shows.

Geek Weekly: Our top weird tech stories for 4 September

04 September, 2014

Meat pies in the IT age; Coding error missed for six years; Navigation satellites lost in space; 'Beam me up' healthcare; The apps that Apple reject.

Global smart city challenge launched in the US

06 August, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

US government body NIST has kicked off a year-long challenge aimed at helping global communities develop smart city technologies and processes.

Loud&Clear partners with Swinburne R&D lab

30 July, 2014

Digital creative agency Loud&Clear has made a formal partnership with the Swinburne University of Technology R&D department, following the launch of the university's new software innovation lab.

NICTA, Swinburne Uni open software R&D lab

22 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The newly launched NICTA Swinburne Software Innovation Lab will focus on developing software with the potential to benefit a diverse range of industries.

Big data, spectrum crunch and network investment are hottest issues

10 June, 2014

ITU conference sees new push for consumer empowerment to put social development and human needs at forefront of ICT policy.

Vic companies get $550k for tech projects

18 April, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Thirteen Victorian companies have been awarded grants worth a combined $550k under the state government's Technology Voucher Program.

Demands and opportunities: organisational transformation

15 April, 2014

Organisations are facing a tough time in meeting the needs of their ever-demanding customers,evolving technologies and processes whilst faced with reducing budgets and pricing pressure. This report looks at the demands and opportunities for the service industry operating in a fiercely competitive landscape.

SRXGlobal opens $125,000 facility in Victoria

14 April, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Electronic contract manufacturer SRXGlobal has opened a prototyping facility in Dandenong, Victoria, to accompany its manufacturing facilities in the Melbourne suburb.

Huawei, Griffith University sign R&D pact

24 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Huawei and Griffith University have signed an agreement to collaborate on R&D projects and to allow the university's students to participate in Huawei's work experience programs.

How to promote and enable innovative thinking in your team members

16 October, 2013 by Simon Raik-Allen*

You can't just throw a bunch of smart people into a room full of sticky notes, whiteboards and Nerf guns and expect that three hours later, your next big product will emerge. MYOB CTO Simon Raik-Allen explains how to get the most out of the development process.

Vic govt offering state funds for high-tech projects

23 September, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Under a state government program, Victorian companies can apply for vouchers worth up to $250K to support projects aimed at implementing cutting-edge technologies.

ANU selects Fujitsu to supply NCI supercomputer

15 June, 2012

Fujitsu has announced that it has been selected to supply one of the largest and fastest supercomputers in the world to the Australian National University (ANU), to be installed within the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), provider of high-end capability computational services to the Australian research community.

NICTA wins international award for face recognition technology

15 November, 2011

Face recognition technology that improves the speed and accuracy of identifying faces in CCTV footage has won NICTA an international ICT award.

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