Stories by Tim Lohman

Open source use in govt is healthy: AGIMO

The Australian Government Information Office (AGIMO) has reported a healthy level of open source software (OSS) use within government agencies during the past year.

Queensland appoints whole-of-government CIO

Just a day on from issuing a statement that it was still looking for a whole-of-government CIO, the Queensland government has announced that it has appointed Professor Peter Grant to the role.

Queensland govt still looking for CIO

Nearly six months on from announcing that Queensland would appoint a new CIO to oversee the state's ICT, the government has confirmed that it is still yet to fill the role.

Queensland Health considers data warehouse, BI pilot

Queensland Health is to begin piloting a new mental health data warehouse and business intelligence application as part of a wider push by the Queensland government to support mental health information management.

Early signs of NBN cost overruns: Oakeshott

The Joint Committee on the National Broadband Network has warned that NBN Co may be showing early signs of cost-blowouts and delays, with timeframe slippage and higher than expected operating expenditure recorded during the last six months.

NSW govt releases draft ICT plan

The NSW government has released its draft ICT Strategic Framework, which proposes a four-pronged approach to maximising the technology-related service delivery, productivity, and investment.

Westpac moves IT to the back office

Westpac is to carry out an organisational reshuffle which will see its IT department move from the forefront to the backseat of the organisation.