IT Management > Application development & integration

Australia leads the way with uptake of DevOps

03 November, 2014

Most medium-to-large organisations in Australia have realised the business benefits of implementing a streamlined approach to the IT and development teams, or DevOps.

Infrastructure management in the application economy

20 October, 2014 by Stephen Miles, VP, Service Assurance, CA Technologies Asia Pacific and Japan

Almost 75% of business leaders in Australia say that custom-built applications are vital to their organisation's success, but far fewer have a strategy in place to meet these expectations.

Windows 10 designed for enterprise customers

02 October, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft is reversing some of the unpopular decisions it made with Windows 8 for Windows 10, which enters the preview stage today. The company has also added enhancements tailored for the enterprise.

The software supply chain - keeping it linked

18 September, 2014 by Chris Livesey, Chief Marketing Officer, Micro Focus

As release timescales shrink and development is further outsourced, the software supply chain is becoming more complex and failing to achieve acceptable levels of effectiveness. A new perspective is required.

After BYOD and BYOA, here comes DYOA

23 June, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The growing develop your own application (DYOA) trend is driving demand in the platform-as-a-service market, according to a survey of IT leaders in eight countries including Australia.

The true cost of mobile enterprise apps can be high

23 June, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

With business use of mobile apps certain to increase, CIOs need to start planning to address the high total cost of developing and maintaining them, UXC Connect's Denise Carson argues.

Australian medical app wins ICT award

10 June, 2014

Smartphone medical app eRx Express has taken out this year's Victorian Innovation Award for Health at the iAwards.

Make your apps run faster with next gen architecture

02 June, 2014

Networks are becoming overloaded with bottlenecks and missed SLAs. IT budgets are not growing as fast as data traffic growth. Yet, enterprises of all sizes must guarantee web server availability while enhancing application performance and ensuring security.

Sydney Uni plans crowdsourced public transit app

25 March, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Researchers from the University of Sydney are working on a mobile app designed to allow public transport users to rate their experiences and for operators to respond in real time.

ITU standard to enable e-health interoperability

17 March, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ITU has given first-stage approval to the ITU-T-H.860 specification, which is designed to allow the exchange of health-care data between the whole spectrum of e-health systems.

Applications landscapes need pruning: Capgemini

10 March, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A survey of IT decision-makers shows that nearly half think their organisations have more applications than they need and only a third believe that the majority of their applications are mission critical.

2014 to be the year of apps and smart devices

29 January, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New developments in connected devices and smart apps will allow businesses to improve productivity and transform their interactions with consumers,'s Derek Laney predicts.

Understanding DevOps (Part 2) - Five best practices of deploying DevOps

28 October, 2013 by Sumal Karunanayake*

In the second instalment of this DevOps series, we look at five best practices for embracing DevOps in the IT organisation.

Understanding DevOps (Part 1) - Taking the pain out of application development and delivery

24 October, 2013 by Sumal Karunanayake*

The first article in this two-part series introduces the concept of DevOps, which is purported to help IT organisations deliver higher quality applications at a faster pace without having to spend more money.

OSIA wants end to software patents in Australia

14 October, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Industry body OSIA is calling on Australia to follow in the footsteps of New Zealand and abolish software patents.

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