Rohan Pearce

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Rohan Pearce is the editor of Computerworld Australia with a background in tech journalism that predates the iPhone. He is a nerd with an interest in open source who still hasn’t been able to throw out his Red Hat 3.0.3 CDs Just In Case. Also, he has cats.

IAG expands remit of tech chief Neil Morgan

How the Australian government is revamping IT procurement

How the Australian government is revamping IT procurement

A change to a Australian government ICT procurement policy will allow contract extensions to exceed the length of an initial deal, but also make sure there’s no default “set and forget” approach by departments and agencies.

JCDecaux promotes head of technology to executive leadership team

JCDecaux promotes head of technology to executive leadership team

Andrew Walls has joined the executive leadership team of JCDecaux Australia and New Zealand

FAQ: How the Australian Financial Accountability Regime (FAR) will affect CIOs

FAQ: How the Australian Financial Accountability Regime (FAR) will affect CIOs

More chief information officers will covered by an expanded version of the government’s ‘BEAR’ executive accountability regime

Nova Group hunts new IT chief

Nova Group hunts new IT chief

South Australian-headquartered professional services and engineering group Nova has begun recruiting for a new chief information officer.

ACCC CIO apologises for privacy breach

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's CIO, Adrian Walkden, has issued an apology to subscribers of ACCC email lists. The organisation discovered late last week that the email addresses of subscribers to a number of its...

Tasmania lays foundations for e-health overhaul

Tasmania's Department of Health and Human Services has gone to market seeking foundational building blocks for an ICT strategy that will drive better outcomes and options for patients, according to the department's deputy CIO.

Australian enterprises still wary of cloud

For all the hype around cloud, most Australian enterprises are not yet ready to let go of on-premise technology deployments in most cases, according to market insights firm Kable.

Getting past the big data hype

When he was in Australia, Harper Reed – the CTO for US President Barack Obama's re-election campaign – declared that 'big data' is BS. Helen Crossley, measurement and insights lead for Facebook Australia and NZ, may not use Reed's...

Leadership key to Medibank's activity-based working transformation

Leadership buy-in has been vital as Medibank prepares for its activity-based working transition, according to the head of the ABW program at the health insurer, David Goldsworthy.

Government seeks industry input on ERP efficiency

The Department of Finance and Deregulation has issued a call for engagement by industry as it seeks to develop a medium to long-term strategic approach to enterprise resource planning systems used by public sector agencies.

CBA’s CIO seeks to build a ‘new intimacy’ with customers

Commonwealth Bank chief information officer Michael Harte wants to resurrect the intimacy that banks and their customers used to have.

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