Human augmentation may seem to some like science fiction, but it's coming to the enterprise, and you need to start preparing for its eventual arrival.
The Coalition's Budget includes a number of planned cuts that could shake the ICT sector, including the elimination of grant programs, a lower R&D tax offset and a phase-out of government funding for NICTA.
In its annual global survey of CIOs, Gartner Executive Programs found Australian IT leaders face significant challenges compared to their global counterparts.
The Department of Finance will soon tender for a project to build GovCMS, a centralised system for managing government websites, and has proposed to mandate the use of Drupal and the public cloud.
Government respondents to a Gartner CIO survey are feeling pressed to reduce IT budgets and are losing control of IT spending within their departments.
TechnologyOne has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract with CQUniversity to replace the university's Oracle Peoplesoft system with new Student Management software.
The Victorian government has allocated $9.5m over the next four years for a project to create a central government ICT procurement marketplace.
Optus has announced plans to cut around 350 back-office jobs, in the latest example of Australian telcos' focus on improving efficiency in preparation for an NBN world.
Australia's business intelligence and analytics market increased 9.5% in 2013, outpacing the global growth rate of 8%, according to Gartner.
Who should take responsibility for a business process management (BPM) initiative - management or IT? An ostensibly simple question with a complex answer.
Queensland public sector ICT staff numbers have fallen by almost 25 per cent in less than two years, with further shake-ups likely to come.
Startup Victoria, a non-profit organisation designed to support the state's high-technology startups, has launched with $100,000 in state government seed funding.
Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe will together pay just US$324m to settle a class-action lawsuit over bilateral agreements not to poach each other's staff, avoiding potential damages of up to US$9 billion.
Some organisations are allowing employees to bring their own PCs onto the network, as part of formal BYOPC programs. But these schemes can carry hidden licensing costs.
Thirteen Victorian companies have been awarded grants worth a combined $550k under the state government's Technology Voucher Program.