Stories by Hamish Barwick

BaptistCare hunts for new CIO

Not-for-profit organisation BaptistCare NSW & ACT is advertising for a new CIO after George Lymbers left the organisation this month.

Written by Hamish Barwick19 Nov. 15 14:45

​Greens slam changes to tax transparency laws

Greens MP Adam Bandt has lambasted the passing of new laws that ensure tax details of Australian-owned private companies are exempt from public disclosure rules, saying the government has made it easier for these companies to avoid paying their share of tax.

Written by Hamish Barwick16 Oct. 15 10:07

​Wikileaks releases TPP documents

Internet service providers would be asked to block websites without a court ruling and there would be 20 year retroactive copyright term extensions, according to Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) documents released by Wikileaks.

Written by Hamish Barwick12 Oct. 15 10:20

​Royal Hobart Hospital trials virtual online training

Biomedical staff at Royal Hobart Hospital are receiving training on advanced medical equipment from clinicians in other parts of Australia under a new telepresence system trial.

Written by Hamish Barwick09 Oct. 15 09:13

​CSC to acquire UXC for $428m

CSC has announced plans to acquire the shares of UXC (ASX: UXC) for $428 million, subject to board approvals.

Written by Hamish Barwick06 Oct. 15 10:30

Digital transformation could save Australian governments $26.6b

Australians conduct approximately 800 million transactions with federal or state government departments every year, with 40 per cent of these transactions still completed via phone or post according to a new Deloitte report.

Written by Hamish Barwick27 July 15 12:36

Keeping the blind connected

Vision Australia has upgraded its CD players to a 3G service, offering a new wealth of content to blind and vision impaired clients.

Written by Hamish Barwick21 May 15 09:14

WA looks to cut IT costs with state budget

Approximately $110 million will be cut from the ICT budgets of a range of Western Australia government departments and agencies, with the state government looking to put $25 million of the savings into an ICT Renewal and Reform fund.

Written by Hamish Barwick15 May 15 09:31

Transporting data to the cloud

The Department of Agriculture and Food in Western Australia is successfully using a private cloud and virtualisation to rein in data growth and kickstart new business programs.

Written by Hamish Barwick01 May 15 15:06

NewSat enters administration

NewSat (ASX: NWT) and its subsidiaries have entered administration pending an assessment of its financial position.

Written by Hamish Barwick17 April 15 14:11

Ditch PowerPoint and engage your audience: Garr Reynolds

Death by PowerPoint presentation has become the norm but strong images and small amounts of data are better at engaging your audience, according to communications consultant Garr Reynolds.

Written by Hamish Barwick06 March 15 15:07