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Displaying items by tag: AIIA

Monday, 31 October 2011 15:50

ICT takes out hairy-chested gong

Guess which is the most hairy chested sector to work in as an ICT professional? Clue: it's not mining and it's not defence.

Published in Enterprise Staff
Saturday, 29 October 2011 12:23

AIIA shrinks and dumps CoMICTA

Australian Information Industry Association chief executive Suzanne Campbell says her decision to retrench seven people and reorganise the ICT's peak industry body is necessary in order to build a 'sustainable association.' She has also pulled the 34 year old organisation out of CoMICTA , a body it previously chaired, which was formed by Government and agencies such as CSIRO, to market Australian ICT capabilities internationally.

Published in Market
Friday, 28 October 2011 18:47

New AIIA head sacks half its staff

Three months after taking over as chief executive of the ICT sector's peak industry association, Suzanne Campbell has wielded the razor, sacking seven of the Australian Information Industry Association's staff. The moves are understood to be as a result of fading fortunes in the organisation which relies heavily on industry membership fees.

Published in Market
Sunday, 11 September 2011 20:22

South Australia sets IT benchmarks: AIIA

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has accredited the South Australian Government with setting a new benchmark for all states and territories looking to establish leading economies based on the intelligent application of technology.

Published in Market

Communications minister, senator Stephen Conroy has called for applications from providers to deliver the first round of the Australian Government's Digital Hubs and Digital Enterprise programs.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 09 September 2011 03:05

AIIA launches digital hubs directory

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has launched the Digital Hubs Directory to showcase Australian technology innovation in NBN early release sites.

Published in Market
Friday, 26 August 2011 16:27

Bananas still a luxury on ICT salaries

The get rich quick era of the ICT sector is well and truly over. Although Australian ICT salaries increased 4 per cent in the year to May, which was an improvement over their performance in 2010, it was shy of the 4.3 per cent salary improvement enjoyed across the wider economy as tracked by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Published in Enterprise Staff
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 17:46

AIIA's NBN MOU, don't LOL, it's serious dough

The Australian Information Industry Association has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work with Federal Government to develop and promote the digital economy which is expected to develop as the national broadband network rolls out.

Published in Strategy

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) to develop and promote the digital economy in Australia

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 16:48

Conroy attacks Turnbull NBN vandalism

Communications minister Stephen Conroy has come out swinging at arch rival Malcolm Turnbull, once again accusing him of economic vandalism and warning that early regional adopters of the National Broadband Network could be slugged with much higher prices if the Liberal's alternative broadband network came to pass.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 29 July 2011 12:35

iPhone 5 + NFC +Paypal = bank nightmare

If Apple launches its iPhone 5, complete with a Near Field Communications chip (the technology that allows wave-and-pay) in September, and does some form of payments deal with PayPal, it will represent a 'perfect storm for disruption' of the global payments market and force local banks to rethink their strategies a financial forum was warned this morning.

Published in Networking
Thursday, 28 July 2011 14:06

Suzanne Campbell to head AIIA

The ICT sector's peak industry association, the Australian Information Industry Association, has announced that Suzanne Campbell, who has an extensive telecommunications sector heritage, will replace Ian Birks as the body's chief executive officer.

Published in People Moves

The Victorian Government's plan to adjust its ICT services sourcing rules has been welcomed by the peak industry organisation.

Published in Technology Tenders

The Department of Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy in conjunction with the AIIA is to host a telework forum to help identify how Australian businesses and government agencies can use the catalyst of the NBN to boost the teleworking rate.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has responded to today's parliamentary declaration of support for the R&D Tax Bill - with crossbench MPs in the Senate voting to support it - saying it provides welcome confidence and a clear framework for Australian technology companies undertaking research and development activities.

Published in Market
Thursday, 02 June 2011 15:40

ICT industry consolidates national awards

The Australian ICT industry's three peak bodies have joined forces to bring their respective national awards under the banner of the well known iAwards program, created by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) in 1995.

Published in Market

The Government's National Digital Economy Strategy has received a generally positive response from key IT and communications organisations.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The technology industry's peak bodies have welcomed the release of the Digital Economy strategy - but warned there is more work to do to ensure the Government meets its stated goals.

Published in Government Tech Policy

AIIA has called for business, industry and all levels of government to become actively involved with significant digital economy opportunities that are expected to emerge from the Federal Government's National Digital Economy Strategy, to be released next week.

Published in Government Tech Policy

With just six weeks to go before the first of a series of reforms to Australia's superannuation system come into force, funds managers and employers have been warned of the need for massive investment in information technology systems in order to remain compliant and competitive.




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