Stories by Trevor Clarke

Change still blowing in the SA Government ICT winds

The renewal of a $36 million ICT services contract between the South Australian government and Dimension Data last week, that saw the value of the deal drop by $4 million but with an increased scope, is a sign of things to come, according to the state’s CIO.

ALRC going for open source CMS website

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) is trekking down the open source path, putting out a tender for a content management system (CMS) to integrate with a planned new website.

Head-hunted by the big boys

A 27-year-old Australian software developer has been head-hunted by Microsoft to work on the software giant’s Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) at its headquarters in Redmond, Washington in the US.

NEHTA unveils e-health strategic plan

The company set up by the Australian, State and Territory governments in 2005 to lead the transition to greater use of e-health in Australia, the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA), has released its Strategic Plan to 2012.

Homegrown: CargoWise edi CEO Richard White

Sydney-based logistics and freight software company CargoWise edi started in 1994 with a focus on software for supply chain service providers, including freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and fleet management. Its software is exported globally and customers have included Woolworths, Coles Myer, DHL, UPS, TNT, Mainfreight, and Toll. CEO Richard White spoke to Computerworld Australia editor, Trevor Clarke, about the challenges and opportunities of expanding overseas

Happy Australian Web Week!

The inaugural Australian Web Week kicks off tomorrow with an exhibition starring the Australian designer of Twitter’s Fail Whale.

NBNco's Quigley to face Senate Committee today

The man at the helm of the company set up to rollout the Federal Government’s ambitious National Broadband Network (NBN), Mike Quigley, is due to face the Senate Select Committee on the National Broadband Network.

Networking Certifications 101: Cisco

Arguably the most highly sought after certification in the networking world over the past few years has been the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE).

Australian spaces may be ranked by NBN places

The public spaces digitised and connected to the proposed National Broadband Network NBN will rise in social prominence above those that remain analogue, according to a Melbourne University academic.