More than half (56%) of Australian companies have not experienced any revenue growth over the last year, and businesses are turning to IT in a bid to stimulate growth, a Servcorp survey suggests.
Deakin University and SAS have set up a joint research laboratory to develop new ways of visualising big data, such as being able to move through the data in a virtual 3D environment.
A survey of IT decision-makers shows that nearly half think their organisations have more applications than they need and only a third believe that the majority of their applications are mission critical.
Facebook is in talks to purchase drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace, according to recent news reports.
Melbourne-based Oakton has picked up a four-year deal to design and manage a new Document Verification Service (DVS) for the Attorney-General's Department.
Domain registrar Melbourne IT has entered into an agreement to purchase Netregistry Group in a deal worth $50.4 million.
As business intelligence tools are becoming more popular, vendors are offering them in different forms, on different devices and through different models.
Technology and outsourcing services company Capgemini has appointed Depak Nangia to the post of CEO for Australia and New Zealand.
Huawei and Griffith University have signed an agreement to collaborate on R&D projects and to allow the university's students to participate in Huawei's work experience programs.
IBM Research and contract miner Theiss have announced a collaboration aimed at developing big data tools to improve the efficiency of mining equipment maintenance.
Telstra's advertising and directories arm, Sensis, revealed this week that it will chop 800 jobs around Australia, sparking fiery responses from the unions.
Three emerging big data trends promise to improve the business case for Australian enterprises' adoption of the technology, according to Deloitte.
Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand has won a three-year, $170 million extension to its distributed computing contract with the Department of Defence.
IT recruitment is expected to increase overall in Australia in 2014 according to a Robert Walters report, with significant variation expected between the jobs markets of different states.
Dimension Data will sell its Express Data and Express Online businesses - its only distribution assets - to hardware distributor Dicker Data.