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  • Tax Office redefines $180m EDS deal

    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is redefining its longstanding relationship with outsourcer EDS in an effort to cut costs and extract better performance and service delivery from its current $180 million contract with the vendor.

    18 Nov. 04 11:23 Written by Julian Bajkowski
  • Citec delivers ABC finances

    Citec has been awarded a five-year deal to supply SAP's ERP solutions to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

    18 Nov. 04 07:26 Written by ARN Staff
  • HP server group sees profit in Q4

    HP's troubled Enterprise Storage and Servers group has bounced back to profitability during its most recent financial quarter, and the company overall revenue rose 8 per cent to $US21.4 billion.

    17 Nov. 04 12:40 Written by Robert McMillan
  • CRM fever blamed for $409 million NAB software write-down

    Flawed organizational structure and poor customer focus are the real causes of the $409 million deep crater the impact of software write-downs caused in the National Australia Bank's annual report, according to a leading banking analyst.

    17 Nov. 04 07:53 Written by Julian Bajkowski
  • CIOs influence spreads as role gets bigger

    CIOs are becoming more influential within their organizations as they forge closer ties with business and their role gets bigger.

    17 Nov. 04 07:48 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Adam Internet trials locked in modems

    Adelaide-based Adam Internet has become the first ISP to trial a prototype of network locked ADSL modems from NetComm.

    17 Nov. 04 07:25 Written by Tim Lohman
  • Government close to spyware law decision

    The federal government is considering the possible introduction of new legislation in an effort to stamp out the malicious use of spyware; a decision is due by the end of the year following the completion of a legislative review.

    16 Nov. 04 11:39 Written by Julian Bajkowski
  • Sun makes Star Office twinkle for whitebox resellers

    Sun Microsystems is making a serious pitch into the whitebox space with a series of AMD-Opteron workstation and server bundles, as well as aggressively priced Star Office and Java Desktop System (JDS) offerings.

    16 Nov. 04 11:01 Written by Jeanne-Vida Douglas
  • NT govt moves on $140m VoIP overhaul

    The Northern Territory government plans to introduce IP telephony as part of an all-departmental communications and network overhaul valued at around $140 million over five years.

    16 Nov. 04 09:01 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • HotMail founder plans antispam startup

    Sabeer Bhatia is a man not short on ideas. The man who extracted $US400 million from Microsoft by selling it HotMail is planning to launch a new venture countering his creation's biggest curse to date - spam.

    16 Nov. 04 08:26 Written by Julian Bajkowski
  • Melbourne uni works to close grid 'loop'

    True grid computing may be a resource utilization nirvana, but a group of Melbourne researchers is aiming to complete the final piece of the puzzle via brain research.

    16 Nov. 04 07:50 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • Employers want more than narrow skills base

    Programming skills such as Java, Unix and Oracle currently dominate the latest IT job advertisements but when it comes to soft skills employers differ when it comes to determining what they want in an IT employee.

    16 Nov. 04 07:48 Written by Siobhan McBride
  • IT alignment to business still a pressing issue

    At least seven years has passed since IT and business alignment first became a CIO priority and it is still being tackled today, according to Meta Group research director Kevin McIsaac.

    15 Nov. 04 08:31 Written by Siobhan McBride
  • Siebel launches new suite of analytics solutions

    Siebel last week launched its new business intelligence analytics suite claiming the opportunities for this type of software in Australia far outstrips interest in CRM applications.

    15 Nov. 04 08:30 Written by Siobhan McBride
  • Infosys invests in local research

    Infosys has signed a pact with a local research and development centre to undertake software development in Australia.

    12 Nov. 04 13:48 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • Utility replaces EDS in outsourcing deal

    Integral Energy has ended a seven-year outsourcing relationship with EDS announcing it is negotiating a new, multimillion dollar deal with LogicaCMG and Optus.

    12 Nov. 04 11:50 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Australia-US FTA may boost local ICT exports

    Despite concerns by local open source industry groups that an Australia-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will result in US-led intellectual property laws being applied here, Austrade is confident the agreement will open a $US30 billion homeland security market to Australian technology companies.

    12 Nov. 04 07:46 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • Grid computing uptake slow in search for relevance

    Only one in five IT managers surveyed by analyst firm IDC understood grid computing with most respondents failing to see its value as a technology alternative that has any relevance in the real world.

    12 Nov. 04 07:42 Written by Siobhan McBride and Rodney Gedda
  • Spammers look for salvation

    Poor old Citibank. This financial services firm is still the biggest target of online scammers trying to get Internet users to part with their cash.

    11 Nov. 04 16:29 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Fiscal ties constrain IT 's adventurous spirit

    IT executives today are moving away from emerging technologies, acutely aware there is little fiscal room for experimentation.

    11 Nov. 04 07:28 Written by Sandra Rossi and Siobhan McBride

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