IT Management

Australian business growth stalling

13 March, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 Uni, SAS set up data visualisation lab

11 March, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Applications landscapes need pruning: Capgemini

10 March, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 buying drone manufacturer for US$60m: reports

06 March, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Facebook is in talks to purchase drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace, according to recent news reports.

Oakton wins contract from AG's Department

06 March, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Melbourne IT buys Netregistry for $50m

04 March, 2014

Domain registrar Melbourne IT has entered into an agreement to purchase Netregistry Group in a deal worth $50.4 million.

The changing face of business intelligence

26 February, 2014 by Stephen Withers

As business intelligence tools are becoming more popular, vendors are offering them in different forms, on different devices and through different models.

Capgemini names new A/NZ CEO

24 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Technology and outsourcing services company Capgemini has appointed Depak Nangia to the post of CEO for Australia and New Zealand.

Huawei, Griffith University sign R&D pact

24 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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, Theiss use big data to predict mining gear failure

24 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 Sensis to cut 800 Australian jobs

20 February, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Telstra's advertising and directories arm, Sensis, revealed this week that it will chop 800 jobs around Australia, sparking fiery responses from the unions.

Big data getting faster, smarter, stronger

19 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Three emerging big data trends promise to improve the business case for Australian enterprises' adoption of the technology, according to Deloitte.

Defence extends Fujitsu contract in $170m deal

17 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand has won a three-year, $170 million extension to its distributed computing contract with the Department of Defence.

Australian IT salaries to grow 2.3% in 2014

17 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 sells off distribution business

13 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Dimension Data will sell its Express Data and Express Online businesses - its only distribution assets - to hardware distributor Dicker Data.

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