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Motorola Solutions names ANZ enterprise unit GM

20 November, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

David Arkles will take over from Neale Joseph as Motorola Solutions' general manager for enterprise solutions in Australia and NZ.

Microsoft ditches infamous employee evaluation scheme

19 November, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Microsoft is abandoning the major elements of its infamous 'stack ranking' system of employee evaluation, a system that critics claim stifled innovation at the company.

CIOs playing more prominent boardroom role

11 November, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Business leaders may be starting to give the IT function more credit as a font of innovation, and CIOs are being given more input at the executive level, a survey suggests.

Acer CEO resigns, lay-offs to follow; BlackBerry CEO fired with US$22m payout

07 November, 2013

The tech world has seen two high-profile CEOs fall in the last few days, with Acer's CEO resigning and BlackBerry's CEO being shown the door.

Up to 100 lay-offs at M2 Telecommunications

29 October, 2013

M2 Telecommunications may lay off up to 100 staff in a "partial restructure" of its business, following the company's acquisitions of Dodo and Eftel earlier this year.

Conroy misses out on Shadow Comms Ministry

22 October, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Labor MP Jason Clare has been appointed Shadow Minister for Communications, with Labor's recent communications ministers Stephen Conroy and Anthony Albanese being passed over for the role.

UPDATED: Alcatel-Lucent will cut 10,000-15,000 jobs

10 October, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Alcatel-Lucent will cut between 10,000 and 15,000 jobs worldwide before 2016, while also adding new positions to bring the net reduction to 10,000, as part of a plan to turn the company's fortunes around.

Sourcing talent in a global market

01 October, 2013 by Steve Shepherd*

Employers are struggling to source specialised talent. Some organisations are turning to big data to help find candidates with specialist skill sets.

Telstra to cut 1100 jobs - more layoffs possible

26 September, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Telstra will cut 1100 jobs by June 2014 as part of a restructure announced in May, the telco revealed yesterday afternoon.

NBN Co board resigns at Turnbull's request

24 September, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Six of the NBN Co's seven board members have offered their resignations, at the request of newly crowned Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Australia's new ICT ministers

19 September, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Incoming Prime Minister Tony Abbott has revealed his new ministry, confirming who will oversee the ICT-related portfolios in the new Coalition government.

Ex-Telstra CEO tipped for NBN Co top job

12 September, 2013 by Andrew Collins

One-time Telstra CEO Ziggy Switkowski has been tipped this week to take a high-ranking role at NBN Co, following the Coalition’s win at the federal election.

ICT Geelong appoints new chair

12 September, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Sky Software CEO Nick Stanley will head up ICT Geelong, the advocacy group formed to promote the region as a major Victorian ICT precinct.

Huawei, ACT govt plan work experience program

05 September, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Huawei and the ACT government have negotiated for two ACT students to visit Huawei R&D facilities every year for a three-week work experience program.

NBN Co deputy chair quits for contractor gig

03 September, 2013 by Andrew Collins

NBN Co deputy chair Diane Smith-Gander has resigned from the company to take up the role of chairman at Transfield Services, an NBN contractor.

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