Some enterprises and governments in Australia are wasting time, resources and money searching for data for compliance, litigation or internal investigations because they don’t have the right archiving and e-discovery tools, according to a US-based lawyer.
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Government regulations, exit strategies and international data privacy are the top three areas where confidence in cloud computing models is the lowest, according to new research.
Two prominent healthcare CIOs have backed the federal government’s national e-health initiative despite early teething problems and slow uptake across Australia.
The Department for Child Protection (DCP) in Western Australia has outsourced support for its core customer relationship management system, used by around 2000 field and social workers who provide care for children and young people at risk.
IT giant Tata Consulting Services (TCS) is on the cusp of signing three Australian technology startups to formally become part of its Co-Innovation Network (COIN), an initiative that helps fledgling companies create a global market for their products.
Researchers at the University of New South Wales have created the world’s first working quantum bit based on a single atom in silicon, which they claim will lead to the development of ultra-powerful computers in the future.
Medibank Health Solutions is gearing up to extend its online consultation service – Anywhere Healthcare – to enable patients in regional Queensland to connect with selected medical specialists over a video link provided at their GP’s office.
Bob Hennessy believes he should have been a CEO earlier in his long and successful career.
Large recruitment firm Hudson has reduced its IT staff numbers by more than one-third across Australia and New Zealand over the past three years due partly to a gradual move towards cloud computing.
Apple has missed an opportunity to lead the industry in the development of near-field communications (NFC) by omitting these capabilities in its latest iPhone 5, according to Telsyte senior analyst Rodney Gedda.
Salaries for ICT workers grew by 3.9 per cent overall for the 12 months to May 2012, marginally down from 4 per cent a year earlier, according to the annual survey of Australian Computer Society (ACS) members.
Almost one in two Australian secondary and tertiary schools do not have an IT security awareness program in place and alarmingly, 53 per cent didn’t know what information was taken during a data breach, according to a study commissioned by Symantec.cloud.
College and online education operator Think: Education Group has used virtual private cloud services as a catalyst to cut printing costs by $300,000 by the end of this financial year and a further $500,000 annually from FY14.
An online leadership academy run by Deloitte is attempting to differentiate itself from other education providers by embedding “gamification mechanics” throughout its online courses.
Poor application performance is having a regular impact on Australian businesses with more than half (54 per cent) indicating they experience problems at least once a month, according to a Telsyte survey.