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Microsoft's scattered strategic vision

Enterprise customers continue to be frustrated by a lack of clarity or momentum in key areas around business productivity 'front office' strategy from Microsoft; partners are picking up the slack but some big questions are being asked this summer

June 28, 2012

SmartGate misses expectations

Delays in the roll-out of SmartGate and the lack of a national strategy around it has led to a lower-than-expected take-up of the system, according to a report by the Australian National Audit Office.

June 26, 2012 by

Mac, Linux users still miss out on e-tax

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is currently revamping its technology strategy to bring it up to date with the needs of customers, but Mac and Linux users hoping to use this year's DIY e-tax software will be once again left out in the cold.

June 13, 2011 by

Jetstar to move most staff to Google Apps

Low-cost airline Jetstar today revealed plans to implement a multi-pronged email strategy that will see most head office staff continue to use Microsoft's Outlook/Exchange platform while about 2200 support staff shift onto Google's Apps alternative.

June 6, 2011 by

AGIMO outs datacentre discussion paper

The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has called for industry comment on a discussion paper regarding the government's strategy to offer datacentre-as-a-service to 50 per cent of government agencies that spend less than $2 million per annum on ICT.

February 27, 2011

AGIMO faces down Office standard critics

The Federal Government's peak IT strategy group has been forced to defend its decision to standardise the public sector on a Microsoft-focused office document standard, as online commentators used the weekend to slam the group for what they saw as a lack of vision regarding rival open standards.

January 23, 2011 by

SharePoint a 'Rolls Royce ashtray': exec

Microsoft's SharePoint software is like a "Rolls Royce ashtray" for government departments: it's free with the car but it doesn't add much, according to Bryan King, director of strategy and innovation with the South Australian Chief Information Office.

September 14, 2010 by

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