Suzanne Tindal

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.

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Sharing is a dirty word

Sharing is a dirty word

From the time we're born, we're encouraged to think that we're special, one of a kind, irreplaceable and unique. Shared services goes against this mantra.

published June 30, 2010 by

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Pining for a dictator

Pining for a dictator

If the government was a company employee, he'd be the one who'd call for endless and useless meetings to which he'd swan in late, he'd ask everyone to write 10 million reports and he would miss every deadline.

published June 17, 2010 by

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When the NBN becomes VDSL

When the NBN becomes VDSL

The National Broadband Network (NBN) implementation study was full of good news for the Federal Government, but it also contained contingency plans for the case of cost blow-outs or nasty surprises.

published May 6, 2010 by

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Datacentre strategy a big downer

Datacentre strategy a big downer

When I read the summary of the government's datacentre strategy for the next 15 years, the first thing I wondered was how it could have taken the government months to come up with this document.

published March 21, 2010 by

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That sinking Tcard feeling

That sinking Tcard feeling

There's something terribly unsettling about realising that the NSW Government is considering hiring a company to build a new electronic ticketing system which has already put it through the legal wringer for the system's predecessor.

published December 14, 2009 by

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Sick of broken tender sites

Sick of broken tender sites

Some of the state governments desperately need to invest in more user-friendly tender sites so that looking for information on government tenders doesn't have to be a game of blind man's bluff.

published November 26, 2009 by

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