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.

Latest Posts

The election seems a tech la-la land

We might all wish that tech policies would take centre stage in this election, especially with such polarised views between the main parties about the National Broadband Network and e-health, but the truth is that tech will never be the main game.

July 19, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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NSW, the stagnating state

NSW might have been the premier state, but the last week has certainly made me feel like it is now the has-been state.

July 8, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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Putting my Kindle where my mouth is

I hope Kim Carr's Book Industry Strategy Group gets a move on with its goal of dragging the Australian publishing industry into the 21st century, because today I decided I am never going to buy another printed book, which means I will buy very few Australian ones.

July 4, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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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.

June 30, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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Govt goes into tech overdrive

I don't know whether the government managed to catch my blog last week about never getting anything done, but this week it went out of its way to prove me wrong.

June 25, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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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.

June 17, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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Is the iPad too cool for school?

I really couldn't decide on Friday when I read the news about Victoria signing up for 500 iPads to use in its schools whether it was forward-looking genius or try-hard wankery.

May 31, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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Will IT thrive in the 'steady' budget?

Tonight at 7:30pm the Federal Budget will be released publicly, and all indications are it's not going to be one where there will be many tech surprises, or if there are, it will be more of a vanishing trick.

May 10, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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