VA CIO Roger Baker, who was confirmed to his position in May, is calling VistA "the best in the world" and seeking to offer it to the rest of the government, and the health care industry.
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IT departments have largely ignored Windows Vista and stuck with Windows XP as the corporate standard. However, Windows 7 has received a warmer response from IT professionals than Vista did, and TechRepublic’s CIO Jury is split down the middle on whether to deploy Windows 7.
CIOs don't plan early adoption of Microsoft's next operating system
Silicon.com's CIO jury ruled unanimously on the question of whether to implement Microsoft Windows Vista in 2009.
CIO of Australia's largest water utility says the organization would likely skip Vista and instead plan ahead to install Windows 7 on its 4,000 desktops.
Sydney Water CIO Tim Catley today said the organisation would likely skip Vista and instead plan ahead to install Windows 7 on the organisation's 4,000 desktops, which are currently running Windows XP.
Australian Customs Service chief information officer Murray Harrison today said he would leave the agency next Wednesday, ending his six-year tenure.
CIOs expect their IT spending to be up 2.3 percent in 2008, but PC upgrades, outsourcing and consultants are viewed as the most discretionary items in budgets, according to a survey by Merrill Lynch.
Notable headlines:Ed Bott: Fixing Windows Vista, Part 2: Taming UAC. Images: Taming Vista's User Account Control (right)Larry Dignan: Microhoo: Wall Street gets antsyMary Jo Foley: XP SP3 delayed by glitchNew test releases out of Microsoft virtualization, mid-size Windows waresMicrosoft's competitor to Adobe LightRoom gets another championTechland: AT&T to cut the price of Apple's new iPhoneJason O'Grady: Rumor: 3G iPhone to sell for US$199David Morgenstern: iPhone 3G: Release the rumors!
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft declares its modeling love with a new language, ‘D’Larry Dignan: Yahoo's conundrum: White knights are hard to find Dan Farber: Mitch Kapor: Microsoft+Yahoo, major integration challengeDavid Morgenstern: Will Microsoft support Windows on Macs?CIO Sessions: Discover Financial Services CIO: Diane Offereins Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Vista SP1 highlights in 60 seconds - The reasons why I'll be applying the service pack.
Australian Customs' chief information officer, Murray Harrison, says the department has almost completed rolling out Vista to its 6,000 PCs, and has improved security for its laptop fleet using Microsoft's encryption tool, Bitlocker.
When choosing to upgrade to Windows Vista, IT managers must decide whether the additional features will create any real value.
Welcome to the CIO Vision Series and congratulations to Cesare Tizi, who was awarded the ZDNet Australia CIO of the Year award for 2007. Tizi was recognised for the work he did while successfully leading Australia's largest energy supplier, AGL Energy, through a period of intense change.
UBS released its CIO survey this week and illustrated a number of cross currents in enterprise spending and hardware. The short version: HP is being increasingly viewed as a most valuable vendor; Vista has no affect on PC demand and server and storage spending is expected to jump.
Silicon.com's CIO jury rules on whether the cost of upgrading to Windows Vista will force more organizations to evaluate alternatives including Apple Macs and Linux PCs for the desktop.
Q&A The National Institute of Standards and Technology has put a moratorium on using Windows Vista, but that's business as usual, says agency's CIO.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has put a moratorium on using Windows Vista, but that's business as usual, says agency's CIO.
Wotif is one of the most popular online marketplaces for last-minute hotel accommodation in Australia and New Zealand. In this interview, the company's CIO Paul Young talks about some of the important technical and business decisions he has made in order to successfully manage the infrastructure of a rapidly growing Web 2.0 company.
As chief information officer of a security company, Max Rayner is under even more pressure than others to practise what his company preaches. In this CIO Vision Series interview, he tells Munir Kotadia how his role as CIO and head of product development delivers efficiency in the supply chain.
Local chief information officers at a Sydney conference this week were more interested in talking about open source and standards-based software than Microsoft's new operating system. At the 10th annual CIO Week conference, two of the key speakers said they were welcoming open source software into the enterprise.
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