NBN Co has gone "wall to wall" with Oracle for its internal IT requirements, but there's hot competition for the larger, more lucrative operational and business support systems (OSS/BSS).
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SAP's on-demand suite Business ByDesign is more evidence of the growing thirst for hosted applications, but some analysts warn there is a catch to variable pricing: the only way is up.
The chief information officer of Healthscope tells us why, despite a stakeholder bent for an SAP or Oracle supply chain and financial system, the Australian healthcare giant opted for Queensland-based vendor Technology One instead.
The Lotteries Commission of Western Australia, Lotterywest, has selected Fujitsu to implement an SAP ERP system in a AU$7.3 million deal.
Business intelligence is the fastest growing software category but skills shortages in the area are hampering deployments and universities are failing to address the problem, according to experts.
Coca-Cola Amatil's $65 million SAP project was on track, the company maintained this week, despite the impending departure of project director and former Accenture partner Bryce Thompson.
eBay, Cisco, SAP and Oracle are amongst a number of technology companies that have paid former politicians and others to try to influence the Queensland Government, the state's new lobbyist register revealed this week.
Half of Avaya's 160 Australian staff have voluntarily accepted a week's unpaid leave to be spread over the coming year, according to recently appointed managing director Rob Wells.
Woolworths has implemented its custom in-store inventory management system AutoStockR in the supply chain systems of its Big W and Dick Smith franchises.
Australia Post's outgoing managing director Graeme John has announced the national postal service's plan to invest $700 million over three years in new IT systems.