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Multi-sourcing offers benefits, but complex to manage

Multi-sourcing offers benefits, but complex to manage

Mega IT outsourcing deals spanning multiple years are no longer a fad due to business concerns over vendor lockin and lack of transparency, but multi-sourcing models are also challenging to manage and require additional resources that companies may not have.

published November 27, 2014 by

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Accenture Sydney office opening: Photos

Accenture Sydney office opening: Photos

This morning Environment Minister and former rock icon Peter Garrett opened IT services company Accenture's new Sydney office, taking several floors under Google's Australian headquarters in the same building in Sydney's Pyrmont.

published June 11, 2009 by

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Changing the Change Program's agenda

What happens when you change the agenda of the ATO's Change Program, or program in some changes to the Agenda? Or which way actually is it? Not to mention whether there will be any change left in the budget after the program's agenda has changed.

published November 3, 2009 by

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Commonwealth Bank CIO: Michael Harte

In a CIO Sessions interview, Michael Harte, CIO of Commonwealth Bank, speaks to ZDNet Australia about new customer support technologies his company is investing in and deploying inside the financial management organization, and shares his views on the latest IT trends including, security, open-sourcesoftware and out-sourcing.

published October 30, 2007 by

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Time to throw away your servers?

David Berlind, executive editor at ZDNet, discusses the cost benefits of outsourcing servers to Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), a pay-as-you-go service that allows you to control servers virtually through APIs.

published March 14, 2007 by

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Wotif: Paul Young, 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.

published March 5, 2007 by

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AFP: India key to ID theft wars

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) will expand its fight against identity crime and theft internationally when it opens an office in India some time this year.The AFP views India as one of the most sophisticated technology nations in the world.

published February 28, 2007 by

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Jetstar CIO: Stephen Tame

Stephen Tame is chief information officer of Jetstar, the low-cost offshoot of national carrier Qantas. Now, with big plans to expand into a number of long-haul international destinations this November, Tame explains how IT fits into the equation.

published October 30, 2006 by

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City of Philadelphia: Dianah Neff

Philadelphia is looking to be the first major city in the U.S. to provide citywide low-cost broadband access. CIO for the city, Dianah Neff, sits down with ZDNet Editor-in-Chief Dan Farber to explain the politics and technology behind the "Wireless Philadelphia" project.

published September 6, 2006 by

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