Stories by Kelly Mills

CIOs grapple with outsourcing choices

As companies restructure and change strategies to cope with budgetary pressures, analysts are betting chief information officers (CIOs) will increasingly turn to outsourcing to ease pressures

Australia stung by insular IT mentality

Australia needs to wake up from its "cul-de-sac" mentality and recognise the significance of information to the long-term profitability of the country's enterprises.

SAP 'way of life' a welcome change

Change management issues have often hampered SAP enterprise resource planning deployments for many companies, but Radio Frequency Systems had been looking for an excuse to abandon its business processes.

Streamlining IT a hospital cure-all?

Solving the dilemma of disparate health care IT systems and duplicate patient records could go some way towards reducing the nation's hospital waiting lists.

Virgin Blue bypasses Cute

Dirty play, or the hint of it, is enough reason for Virgin Blue's refusal to bow to Sydney Airport's demand it uses its IT infrastructure.

Investment banks spend more for less IT

Investment banking spends 30 per cent more on IT than its retail cousins but shareholder pressure for dollar delivery leaves it with under performing IT systems and huge legacy issues.

Monash names billing system supplier

Melbourne-based Monash University has awarded a $250,000 contract for its new-generation network billing system, which is expected to save $250,000 annually.

Runways call for remote maintenance plan

Sydney Airport, Australia's busiest and most expensive paddock, has put its wireless network to work and deployed a wireless handheld solution for asset management.