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ACCC news: Excite Mobile guilty of “unconscionable” acts; ByteCard first to feel wrath of unfair contract laws

29 April, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Last week the Federal Court found SA-based mobile operator Excite Mobile guilty of “unconscionable conduct”, while the ACCC put new unfair contract laws to the test, launching legal action against ISP ByteCard for its allegedly unfair contracts.

Do you measure up?

30 January, 2013 by Anthony Caruana

IT departments have been measuring speeds and feeds for years now. Is that good enough?

Encouraging innovation by promoting failure

04 October, 2012 by Tracey Tritsch

When it comes to generating new ideas, many find themselves stuck in the past, able only to produce rehashes of existing concepts. Tracey Tritsch considers why this is so, and the role risk and failure play in innovation.

How Conway’s Law can explain a messy IT system

19 July, 2012 by Justin Butcher*, Analyst, IBRS

All too often, IT workers are handed a messy and mysterious IT system devised by someone else, a system with no rational structure, little documentation and no explanation of how it got so bad. Conway’s Law can help explain how the system got to that point and help to avoid making similar mistakes in the future. Justin Butcher, Analyst at IBRS, explains.

IBM Core Services IT platform

26 July, 2010 by

IBM has delivered the Core Services IT platform that supports the Australian Government’s Standard Business Reporting (SBR) initiative, which aims to save businesses time, money and effort through the provision of an online reporting capability.

Small businesses crack down on use of social networking sites

01 June, 2009

Productivity concerns trigger crackdown on social networking sites.

Mobile usage tracker

22 April, 2009 by

Mozone is a software application that allows companies to track how their employees use company-funded mobile phones.

'One laptop per child' initiative suffers severe setback

13 January, 2009

The 'one laptop per child' initiative that started with great hopes has been hit by the financial storm.

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