Stories by Siobhan McBride

Offshore thefts worry Genesys

Contact centre technology vendor Genesys has spoken out against offshoring to India and the Philippines, warning that levels of quality assurance and security are not yet up to scratch.

Top organizations keen on new IT talent

Australia's largest financial and telecommunications companies are embarking on innovative career programs in a bid to attract the best and brightest graduates.

Telstra competitors demand operational split

Telstra's competitors have formed a united front and released a ten-point plan they say will insure against Australia's incumbent telco becoming an unfettered private monopoly.

ACS elects new board members

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has elected two new board directors and elevated six members to the status of Fellow at its latest meeting in Brisbane over the weekend.

Guide addresses work/life balance

In response to calls by industry groups such as the Australian Computer Society (ACS) to provide IT workers with a greater work/life balance, a 58-page guide was released yesterday to help employers create a more flexible working environment.

NICTA appoints CEO

The Board of National ICT Australia (NICTA) has announced the appointment of David Skellern to the position of CEO for a twelve month period.

Certifiably clever

The continuing complexity and constant changes in information technology challenge its practitioners to not only stay in tune with the play, but to prove their capability with formal qualifications. Siobhan McBride reports

IP telephony finds favour in middle market

Manchester Unity and Mission Australia have just inked contracts for IP telephony networks and unified communications, which is part of a broader trend to the adoption of IP by local, mid-sized companies.