Atturra has appointed Estelle Ivory to the role of general manager, business applications within its Microsoft cloud and applications business unit.
The Department of Health has been using Qlik’s data visualisation and analytics solution to give more perspective on COVID-19 related information and support public announcements.
Australian-listed biotechnology company Medlab Clinical has selected Microsoft Dynamics 365 Remote Assist on HoloLens 2 to support its critical work underway, including on the pandemic, in its specialist laboratories.
Scammers are using telephone calls, SMS messages and emails to take advantage of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout.
The Australian Government Department of Health has selected local health booking provider HealthEngine to build the booking platform for the COVID-19 Vaccination Information and Booking Service.
Australian cloud provider Vault has signed a partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise firm Aruba to improve its cloud security solutions for both public and private sector clients.
Social distancing and stay-home restrictions have brought about a boom in the number of Australians playing video games, with 762,000 new gamers getting into gaming during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, according to a new survey.
The Australian Government's Drupal-based content management system GovCMS, built by Boston-based open source firm Acquia, has been able to withstand the increase in traffic that has been thrown at it during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Finance claims.
Sydney based startup and spinout from the CSIRO, Coviu, is providing its telehealth technology to the government-funded video consulting platform Healthdirect Australia to help GP's transition to a business model that incorporates increased demand for telehealth.
Data collected by the COVIDSafe app will be destroyed after the pandemic is declared over in Australia, and only the states and territories will be able to release data to show if the app was an effective tool in combatting the pandemic.
The Australian Government will pass legislation this month that will enable the deletion of data collected by the COVIDSafe app from the central collection data once the coronavirus pandemic is declared over in the country.
Scammers in Australia are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears around coronavirus and selling products claiming to prevent or cure the virus, according to consumer watchdog the ACCC.
Data analytics specialist Qlik says it is enhancing its operations in Australia with a move to new offices in the national capital Canberra.
Motorola Solutions has joined Fortem Australia, a new community-based organisation focussed on the health and wellbeing of Australia’s 300,000-plus first responders.
Optus has consolidated and expanded its services to government with the securing of a $6 million deal to provide the Australian Government’s Department of Health with telecommunications products and services, including Wide Area Network, mobile and voice services to the department’s 5000 users.
Software firm Agile Digital, secure cloud provider Vault Systems and the federal Department of Health have collaborated to demonstrate proof-of-concept of a system where blockchain technology can be used to help data scientists analyse the data of patients and not violate their privacy.
Newly released data shows there is growing demand for home care services for older Australians, promoting a call for an urgent need for a review of government resourcing of its "Increasing Choice in Home Care" reforms.
The federal government has awarded a contract estimated to be worth up to $220 million to Telstra Health to construct and manage a new National Cancer Screening Register, a decision which has been attacked by union peak body the ACTU and not-for-profit group, Pro Bono Australia, in defence of a not-for-profit which unsuccessfully tendered for the contract.
Iconic drink company, Milo, has launched a tracker designed for kids that helps to monitor their health, fitness and activity. A study commissioned by Milo revealed that 78% of Australian kids are getting less than the recommended daily amount of exercise, with one in four (28%) getting less than half.
IT services company Datacom has secured a contract valued at $242 million to supply ICT infrastructure and support services to the Federal Department of Health.
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