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?
The New Zealand government has declared that software alone cannot be patented under NZ law, in a move it hopes will please local software developers.
CeBIT StartUp 2013 is a dedicated three-day event for Australia’s vibrant and growing startup ecosystem.
Researchers from the UK and the US claim to have found a link between reader activity on Wikipedia and subsequent falls on the stock market.
ACCC news: Excite Mobile guilty of “unconscionable” acts; ByteCard first to feel wrath of unfair contract laws29 April, 2013 by Andrew Collins
Last week the Federal Court found SA-based mobile operator Excite Mobile guilty of “unconscionable conduct”, while the ACCC put new unfair contract laws to the test, launching legal action against ISP ByteCard for its allegedly unfair contracts.
Next April, Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP. Since its release in 2001, Windows XP has gone on to become Microsoft’s most successful operating system release. But that popularity means that many customers now have to map a migration path to their next desktop system.
Big data is causing many a CIO to reconsider how they manage information. But does data need representation at the executive level? Gartner thinks so.
The emergence of mobile wallets in various markets is increasingly paving the way for the support of mobile payments through the partnership of financial organisations with communications service providers.