IT Management

Are you a CIO or venture capitalist?

17 June, 2014

A new trends report from Deloitte says CIOs should consider managing their ICT portfolios in the same way that venture capitalists do.

Why "Thou shalt not use Dropbox" doesn't work

16 June, 2014 by Anders Lofgren, Director of Mobility Solutions, Acronis | Supplied by: Acronis

File sharing has led to a serious loss of control for some companies when it comes to keeping data locked down. But steps can be taken to mitigate the risks, and even enhance productivity.

Disruptive technologies impacting IT roles

11 June, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

By 2018, more than 90% of IT roles will be affected by adoption of the four major disruptive IT technologies - cloud, big data, mobile and social - IDC forecasts.

Apple's pitch for the Internet of Things

11 June, 2014 by James Mack, KORE Wireless

Apple's announcement of HomeKit and HealthKit that will make the Internet of Things (IoT) much more prevalent in consumer culture.

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.

Flying Doctor using SAS to improve response times

10 June, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is using SAS to improve response times across its Western Operations, and to better understand data including the time and frequency patterns of emergency incidents.

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.

Victoria's plan for a vibrant ICT future

06 June, 2014

The Victorian ICT Workforce Development Plan, released this week, aims to increase awareness of ICT careers, optimise contribution of ICT to business and align ICT qualifications with business requirements.

Australian software spending reaches $3.19 billion

04 June, 2014

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.

Report explores ICT's sustainability impacts

03 June, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Dimension Data has published its debut annual sustainability report, detailing ways the company is helping itself and its clients be more environmentally responsible.

Making sure the cloud is clean and green

03 June, 2014

As cloud computing becomes the rule and not the exception, University of Sydney cloud computing experts say tighter international regulations on managing computer hardware waste are needed.

SMBs still getting social media wrong

03 June, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Discussions about the best ways to exploit social media have been going on for years. So it's interesting that SMBs are still getting it wrong. The situation is salvageable, however.

US firm's IT investment delivers 300 jobs in Victoria

03 June, 2014

Global technology insurance company Asurion is creating 300 new jobs by investing $3.7 million in two new technical support centres in Victoria.

65% of Aust firms lack integrated data management

28 May, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Two-thirds of Australian businesses have not fully integrated their disparate data management systems, making it hard to form an integrated view of the customer, a survey suggests.

HP will chop up to 16,000 more jobs

27 May, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Hewlett-Packard (HP) will cut between 11,000 and 16,000 more jobs as part of changes to its ongoing restructure.

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