Australian businesses invested a record $3.19 billion in software in the first quarter of 2014 as they sought efficiency gains, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
UNIT4 has won a deal to provide research management software to Monash University, to help the university manage its $300 million global research practice.
Australian beverage company Bickford's has selected cloud-based and mobile CRM systems from StayinFront as part of an overhaul of its current systems.
Dimension Data will sell its Express Data and Express Online businesses - its only distribution assets - to hardware distributor Dicker Data.
The next iteration of Microsoft's Windows is slated to ship in April 2015 and will likely be called Windows 9, according to supposed inside sources at the company.
The Queensland Government is pursuing IBM in court over the vendor's role in the state's failed health payroll system.
The MAC Services Group has replaced its helpdesk software, helping boost the quality and speed of the company's user support.
Successful business relationships depend on trust between buyers and sellers. However, the software industry has historically struggled with trust as it relates to the exchange of fair value. Many companies find themselves with unintentional overuse despite their desires and best intentions to avoid it.
The Queensland Government has banned IBM from any future state contracts, following the release of a report into the state’s failed health payroll system, which lays significant blame at the vendor’s feet.
Telstra has made moves to bolster its new health business unit by investing an undisclosed sum in Australian medical record software vendor IP Health.
The parliamentary committee reviewing IT pricing has confirmed that Australians unjustly pay on average 50% more for IT products, and recommended 10 actions to address the disparity.
VMware's server virtualisation allows IT organisations to use network computing and storage resources more efficiently. But a virtual infrastructure requires a different set of management tools than those used to manage a physical infrastructure.
Microsoft’s latest operating system has been subject to much derision, confusion and rejection. The new tiled interface has received the greatest criticism, but perhaps Microsoft’s game is to take a longer view.
Next April, Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP. Since its release in 2001, Windows XP has gone on to become Microsoft’s most successful operating system release. But that popularity means that many customers now have to map a migration path to their next desktop system.
This week: the inquiry into the Queensland Health payroll fiasco hears fresh admissions of IBM exploiting leaked documents from rivals, while analysts peg Windows 8 as the reason for dramatic drops in PC shipments.