Dimension Data has won a contract worth more than $300,000 with the NSW Attorney General's department to e-enable the Land and Environment Court.
Stories by Sandra Rossi
The CSIRO will introduce "selective IT outsourcing" in coming months and is following the lead taken by Centrelink in recent weeks to reject the single service provider model pushed by the federal government under its controversial outsourcing program.
A Sydney hospital will begin researching the long term effects of prolonged mobile phone use although overseas governments have been issuing health warnings with the sale of new handsets for more than a year.
Australia lags behind New Zealand in the annual AT Kearney Globalisation Index and didn't even rank in the global top 20, however when it came to IT Australia outstripped most nations and was placed second in the world beaten only by the United States.
Complicated, ready to pounce on customers and revenue and a sleeping giant about to wake. No, it's not a new computer virus, but changes in the Privacy Act which becomes law on December 21. Sandra Rossi reports on the measures companies are taking to meet and handle the changes
Bookings to attend the 2002 World IT Congress in Adelaide are booming, despite the September 11 terrorist attacks and global economic slump.
Financial institutions have closed the vault door on new IT spending initiatives with Meridien Research predicting a significant drop in 2002.
Westpac has rejected claims of delays in its mortgaging processing operations since outsourcing to EDS in a $1 billion deal announced in September.
More than 90 per cent of companies polled in the banking and finance, utilities and telecommunications industries fear economic conditions will not improve before the third quarter of 2002.
One of the first Asia-Pacific region deployments of 10Gigabit Ethernet networking technology is under way at Curtin University in Western Australia.
Westpac has denied claims mortgage processing has been delayed by IT glitches at its Adelaide operations centre. The processing was outsourced to EDS in September under a $1 billion deal. Responding to a GBU question about complaints by mortgage brokers about delays, a Westpac media spokesperson accused GBU of "listening to loonies with an axe to grind" and to "disgruntled staff". EDS was a little more forthcoming, admitting the huge contract is still in its early stages so there may be initial teething problems . All "loonies with axes" who work at the centre please contact GBU immediately.
Trend Micro has launched an integrated virus solution specifically tailored to protect Linux-based file servers from malicious code.
Australia is on the verge of an expansive third wave in e-commerce which will see online shopping double in the next 12 months, according to the 2001 e-Retail Report.
Today is International Computer Security Day, an event that will be celebrated by 1500 organisations in 40 countries. The theme this year is "increasing awareness".
A $120 million technology research centre was launched today to investigate ways to make the Internet smarter and more user-friendly.