Will big data - the collecting of vast amounts of data about nearly everything - finally help us predict the future? Humanity's cognitive biases may prevent big data from making accurate predictions, Elizabeth Rudd writes.
Business leaders may be starting to give the IT function more credit as a font of innovation, and CIOs are being given more input at the executive level, a survey suggests.
The tech world has seen two high-profile CEOs fall in the last few days, with Acer's CEO resigning and BlackBerry's CEO being shown the door.
A National Library of Australia exhibition uses modern technology to provide insight into rare and valuable old maps, as well as the origin of the geospatial industry.
The government has launched a review into the personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) project, claiming poor take-up rates to date among Australian clinicians.
NT government department DCIS has contracted IBM to provide a new mainframe system, as part of its regular four-year IT refresh.
With an increasing number of devices being used across the enterprise and the eagerness with which many individuals, departments and branches tend to pursue their own software purchasing plans, is it any wonder that few organisations are able to easily identify their true software licensing costs?
Eleven teams with unique start-up ideas are finalists in this year's Sydney Genesis Entrepreneurship Challenge, competing for $13,000 in cash.
The increasing importance of digital assets to government processes will prompt a number of state organisations to create new dedicated C-level roles, Gartner predicts.
The businesses that succeed in the future will be those that gather information for analysis today, argues Rackspace's Alan Perkins.
M2 Telecommunications may lay off up to 100 staff in a "partial restructure" of its business, following the company's acquisitions of Dodo and Eftel earlier this year.
In the second instalment of this DevOps series, we look at five best practices for embracing DevOps in the IT organisation.
The first article in this two-part series introduces the concept of DevOps, which is purported to help IT organisations deliver higher quality applications at a faster pace without having to spend more money.
NEC Australia and the NT government will next year launch an IT apprenticeship initiative which will aim to produce 50 work-ready apprentices over five years.
Labor MP Jason Clare has been appointed Shadow Minister for Communications, with Labor's recent communications ministers Stephen Conroy and Anthony Albanese being passed over for the role.