The ACCC has fined ISP iiNet $102,000 for failing to “prominently” display the total minimum cost of its Naked DSL service in an advertisement on a Sydney bus.
After playing a key role in the successful launch of multichannel IT media brand Technology Decisions, Anthony Caruana will hand the editor role to colleague and former Voice+Data editor Andrew Collins, starting next month.
As business cycles get crunched and we’re more connected with our stakeholders, businesses need to adapt to a world where decisions can have far-reaching and unexpected effects.
IBM’s global job cutting has hit Australia, with several sources indicating local layoffs have already begun. Australian layoffs are rumoured to total 1000.
Over the last couple of years, the IT landscape has made significant changes and there are more to come. With mobility, BYOD and cloud services changing the security profile of businesses and greater focus on regulatory compliance by regulators, the nature of managing compliance in IT departments is changing.
The Queensland Government will cut at least 1700 public sector IT jobs over the next two years, as part of a cost-cutting strategy that will see the government outsource some of its IT and communications needs to the private sector.
ComfortDelgro and Cabcharge (CDC) has replaced its old printer fleet with new print devices and technologies. The company is saving 40% on its total monthly cost per copy fee and getting 15,000 pages per toner, compared to the 2000 of the previous system - an increase of 750%.
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.
Today, Australia is facing disruption on a number of fronts. Our resources boom is cycling down, equity is volatile and investment credit available to business is entering a new era of caution. Many eyes are looking to ICT even as technology itself continues to disrupt key areas of our lives such as health, retail, education, entertainment and even our sense of community and identity.
The government wants to use an open standard for the common document format to be used by government agencies, loosening the current reliance on formats with Microsoft requirements. All archived documents should be saved in a standard format.
The Australian federal government recently claimed that the IT industry accounts for “most” of the 457 visas granted to allow overseas workers to work in the country, and that IT salaries have dropped as a result. But these claims aren’t necessarily supported by official Department of Immigration statistics.
Every CIO will, at some point, have to create or update a strategic plan for how technology will meet the needs of the business. This can be a daunting task.
Dell has announced Toad Business Intelligence Suite 2.0, a solution that lets organisations access and extract meaningful information from traditional and non-traditional data sources.
With the expectation, if the polls are to be believed, that we’ll have a new government installed in September, does the federal Budget mean anything to the IT industry?
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