It's budget day, but there seems to be more dread than excitement in the IT industry.
Keeping track of the cheques and (bank) balances in government IT is a big job -- fortunately, when we asked Suzanne Tindal if she could take up the challenge, she said "Yes I Can."
Suzanne Tindal cut her teeth at ZDNet.com.au as the site's telecommunications reporter, a role that saw her break some of the biggest stories associated with the National Broadband Network process. She then turned her attention to all matters in government and corporate ICT circles. Now she's taking on the whole gamut as news editor for the site.
Perhaps it's time for us to protect our universities and our companies from resume mistakes, whether they be inadvertent or intended.
I was pretty excited when I heard about the Australian government's inquiry into price discrepancies between what Australians are charged for tech versus what the rest of the world pays for the same products. Unfortunately, since then, I've been fed a dose of reality.
Sometimes I worry about how governments decide which IT projects to fund.
A recent US report on trade barriers has revealed a hissy fit by US companies about the Australian government's caution on cloud.
In the last week or so we've not only heard about how the government banned Huawei from taking part in NBN Co contracts, but also about security discussions it's held with telco providers.
The weekend's news that Huawei was blocked by the government from bidding for National Broadband Network (NBN) contracts will have one question sitting in the forefront of most of our minds. Did the government make the right decision?
The Australian Government is thinking about jumping into quicksand that it might never get out of.
Victoria Police is desperate to hire a chief information officer and project managers who aren't going to leave after a short time.
I am certain that the settlement of the case over NSW's cancelled e-ticketing system was the best thing for both the NSW government and Videlli, given the current circumstances. But did it display justice at work? I'm not so sure.