ICUS has partnered with Tactics Consulting in Australia to offer e-learning over the Internet, intranet and WAP (Wireless Application Protocol).
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NRMA Member Services has formed an alliance with ERG Group to develop a smartcard to introduce new payment capabilities for its two million members.
Telecommunications software provider, Open Telecommunications has launched its openSignallingGateway (openSG) to enable the convergence of circuit switch networks and Internet Protocol (IP) networks.
South East Water is rolling out its $1.5 million infrastructure monitoring software across Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs and the Mornington Peninsula.
Auckland Co-operative Taxis expects its recently-implemented speech recognition taxi reservation system to take more than 50 per cent of its 250,000 customer calls a month.
Open Telecommunications has partnered with Telstra's Network Design and Construction (NDC) unit to take on projects in the Asia-Pacific telecommunications market.
The Victorian Government has allocated more than two-thirds of its $268.6 milllion IT budget to education and training.
South Australian telco Agile Communications has launched a $2 million broadband telecommunications network.
Global systems integration company HiServ has been renamed Triaton to reflect the merger of the company with the IT business wing of its parent company Thyssen Krupp Information Systems. HiServ was acquired by German-headquartered Thyssen Krupp Materials & Services AG in May.
Gold Coast-based Regent Taxis is implementing TeleCab Express, an NLSR booking application developed by VeCommerce, which will enable customers to place their taxi bookings directly with the taxi dispatch computer instead of via an operator.
Taxis and natural language speech recognition (NLSR) technology seem an unlikely match, but an Australian taxi service company sees it as a tool to improve customer service.
WA software developer, Netsource, has teamed up with the international operations division of Central TAFE to offer e-Learning across the Internet.
Victorian Internet services company, The Swish Group, has formed a partnership with Sun Microsystems which will see it become a Sun value added reseller.
The Internet is increasing accountability and transparency not only among businesses, but also governments, said John Gage, Sun Microsystems' chief researcher and director of its science office.
Gage participated in a panel discussion on transparency and accountability in the Internet economy at the World Economic Forum held on Melbourne recently.
Gage said that IT and the Internet is particularly important in helping governments deal with corruption.
Victorian Internet services company, The Swish Group, has formed a partnership with Sun Microsystems to become one of its value added resellers.