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

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.

May 6, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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Is the Aussie govt too fond of censorship?

Google's statistics released today on how often governments had asked for information on users or issued take-down requests showed that Google had often ignored Australian government requests.

April 21, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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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.

March 21, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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Thumbs up for Google's voting tool

Google Australia engineering director Alan Noble's tool Cluey Voter, which aims to make voting preferences a little easier for normal people, gets two thumbs up from me.

March 17, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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Playing Russian roulette with govt

The company that set up the website that "leaked" the NSW Government's transport blueprint, Bang the Table, found that by trying to save face, it lost something infinitely more precious.

February 28, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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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.

December 14, 2009 by Suzanne Tindal

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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.

November 26, 2009 by Suzanne Tindal

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