Stories by Brett Winterford

Govt outsourcing slammed

The Federal Government's outsourcing scheme has been condemned after facing the scrutiny of the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO).

Computershare brings home the bacon

Computershare has announced its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2000, which includes a 35 per cent increase in revenues and a 160 per cent increase in net profits.

Monster B2B hub unveiled

Five of Australia's largest corporations have combined to create a new online procurement buying hub, to be called Cyberlynx.

NetRegistry scores IBM business

Domain name specialist NetRegistry has signed a reseller agreement with IBM, using the extra business to promote products and services on top of its traditional domain registration business.

NAB invests $12 million in local ASP

National Australia Bank (NAB) subsidiary O2e has invested a total of $12 million in local ASP Peakhour in a deal which will see Peakhour's offerings offered to NAB's 350,000-strong SME customer base.

From the big end of town

Scott Porter was employed in the senior ranks of Microsoft during some of its most turbulent years. He saw the introduction and gradual market domination of the Windows platform; his career taking him through Asia to Seattle in the US. Here he held the demanding responsibility of OEM manager for the Americas, which included Australia and lower Asia. But after eight years eventually the work got the better of him.