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Displaying items by tag: AIIA

Thursday, 27 June 2013 15:22

The AIIA tells Rudd to take action

The Australian Information Industry Association has called on Kevin Rudd to take action to restore industry confidence in the economy, and the Government’s confidence in the ICT industry.

Published in Government Tech Policy
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Thursday, 16 May 2013 06:35

Budget reaction – good or bad for ICT?

As the implications of the Federal Budget sink in, reaction from the ICT industry is varied. The consensus is that – like the curate’s egg – it is good in parts.

Published in Government Tech Policy
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Friday, 03 May 2013 10:38

Get smart with ICT, AIIA tells pollies

Australia’s political parties should bring policies to the September federal election to boost Australia’s ICT industry, says the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).

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The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) and Internet Industry Association (IIA) today both welcomed the release of the Coalition’s NBN policy, in an early vote of confidence for the alternative plan.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 02 August 2012 06:58

That all-important vendor performance

This week we have witnessed the unedifying spectacle of the government’s software pricing inquiry.

Published in C Level
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Monday, 07 May 2012 06:21

NSW plans escape from ICT dark ages

Four plum ICT jobs with salaries of more than $199,000 each are on offer in the NSW Government as the State works out how to implement its brand new ICT strategy which was unveiled in Sydney on Friday.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 01 May 2012 17:43

SAP baits the IT skills hook

Software giant SAP has announced that it is extending its two year old Young ICT Explorers competition into NSW, with hopes to offer the programme to Victoria and Singapore next year as part of a bid to encourage school students to use technology creatively and also consider a career in ICT.

Published in Education
Widespread uptake of cloud computing services by Australian organisations could lift GDP by $3.3b annual in ten years time, according to a study from KPMG commissioned by the AIIA. And it could be one of the few ways available to boost Australia's productivity.
Published in Strategy
The AIIA has formed a national education special interest group to help drive the ICT industry's engagement with the educational sector.
Published in Strategy
Just days after the Australian Information Industry Assocation chastised the expert panel reviewing the $10b Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) for failing to give any acknowledgement to the role of ICTs in clean energy development, the International Telecommunication Union has issued a 'call for action' to get greater recognition of the role information and communications technologies can play in sustainable development.
Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Information Industry Association says that the key role played by the organisation's members in bringing secure, accessible and affordable health care to all Australians through secure Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records (PCEHR) is now more clearly understood with the release of a major government report into electronic health records, tabled by the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee.

Published in Market
Thursday, 15 March 2012 16:56

AIIA spits green dummy

The Australian Information Industry Association has lashed out at the Federal Government for failing to properly promote the environmental savings that could be unleashed by more effective use of information and communications technology.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 08 March 2012 18:22

Commbank shoots for six minute failure

The Commonwealth Bank is aiming for downtime of less than six minutes of downtime a year on its critical computer systems - but acknowledges that there is a high price to be paid for that level of systems reliability, and it isn't always achieved.

Tuesday, 21 February 2012 18:13

QLD agreement strengthens industry voice says AIIA


The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) and the Queensland.NET community have joined forces in an agreement which facilitates .NET members being offered special rates to join the national industry association.

Published in Market
Monday, 13 February 2012 17:48

Gillard government running out of tech-time

By the reckoning of President Obama's first chief information officer, Julia Gillard's Government is fast running out of time to overhaul the nation's federal information technology systems.

Published in Cloud Computing
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 10:26

AIIA wheels out cloud big guns

Australia's peak ICT industry body is bringing Vivek Kundra, the former White House CIO and author of the Obama government's Cloud First policy to inject some 'fact' into the debate surround cloud uptake. Today of course Mr Kundra is an executive vice president with Salesforce.com - a company with a vested interest in talking up the cloud.

Published in Cloud Computing
Friday, 25 November 2011 14:09

Banks at risk from ignorance filters

The continued erosion of the CIO-CEO connection in Australia's four major banks is a disturbing trend, with the potential to limit CIOs' ability to influence decision making if their recommendations to chief executives had first to percolate through 'filters of ignorance or misunderstanding.'

Friday, 18 November 2011 18:43

AIIA records loss, suffers membership drop

The Australian Information Industry Association, the nation's peak ICT industry body, will later this month present to members its annual results which show it made a loss of just over $477,000 in the year to the end of June with membership revenues also down 6 per cent compared to 2010. Doubts have been cast by its auditor on the organisation's ability to continue as a going concern.

Published in Market

Australia's digital future is dependent on grassroots organisations creating 'a fair go for all' online, according to a new report out today, and there's also a warning that access, alone, to high-speed broadband is not enough to make Australia a 'digitally-inclusive' nation.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Victorian Government has unveiled its new $85 million plan to support continuing growth, development and global competitiveness in Victoria's ICT sector, and promote ICT-enabled innovation across the state's economy.

Published in Government Tech Policy




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