IT Management

COVID-19 crisis must not usher in surveillance state

06 April, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Digital Rights Watch has joined a coalition of rights groups calling on governments to avoid using the COVID-19 pandemic to expand digital surveillance.


Appian COVID-19 Response Management application

06 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Appian Software Australia Pty Limited

Appian's free COVID-19 Response Management application for enterprises and government agencies establishes a central command centre to safeguard the health and safety of employees.


Australian employees adapting well to COVID-19 lockdown

02 April, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Seven in 10 Australian office workers surveyed by Citrix are maintaining or improving their productivity while working from home due to the COVID-19 lockdown.


Free app helps firms manage their COVID-19 response

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Appian Software Australia Pty Limited

Appian has created a free COVID-19 Response Management application for enterprises and government agencies that can be configured and adopted within two hours.


ACCC clears NBN Co and RSPs for COVID cooperation

01 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

A working group will enable industry to collaborate more effectively and deliver a whole-of-sector response to the COVID communications demand challenge.


UniSA working on COVID-19 detecting drone

27 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

University of South Australia researchers and Canada's Draganfly are developing a drone capable of remotely monitoring COVID-19 outbreaks.


COVID-19: Microsoft postpones end of life for 1709

25 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has added six months' support to the enterprise edition of Windows 10 1709 and suspended stable Edge browser releases amid the COVID-19 crisis.


Telstra freezes job cuts amid COVID-19 crisis

24 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has announced a six-month halt on further job cuts planned as part of its T22 transformation strategy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


COVID-19: AIIA launches business continuity portal

24 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AIIA has launched a new portal combining free services and resources available to Australian businesses to help them navigate the COVID-19 crisis.


ACCAN calls on telcos to step up amid COVID-19

23 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network has called on telcos to make sure nobody is left offline during the COVID-19 crisis.


NBN Co offers price relief during COVID-19 crisis

20 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co will waive coverage charges for its RSP customers for up to 40% of the anticipated spike in network usage among consumers driven by the COVID-19 crisis.


ASG buys Group 10 Consulting

19 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The IT service management company has enhanced its ICT consultancy capabilities with the purchase of Canberra-based Group 10 Consulting.


Australian CISOs are highly motivated

17 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Just 2% of Australian CISOs struggle to get out of bed due to a lack of motivation, with safeguarding the business the top motivator among the remainder.


Standards Australia publishes AI roadmap

16 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Standards Australia has published a new report aimed at encouraging the development of responsible AI standards and policies.


CompTIA launches IT career path guide

16 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

CompTIA has launched My IT Path, an interactive website giving step-by-step guidance on planning a career in the ICT sector.


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