29
May 19

Cohesity Case Study: The Vita Group

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Cohesity is on a mission to solve complex backup and restore problems faced by enterprises across Australia and New Zealand. They work with major organisations to help reduce complexity and speed up data management processes. Cohesity have recently been working with the Vita Group (publicly listed Australian retailer) to reduce complexity and overcome limitations with their … Continue reading Cohesity Case Study: The Vita Group

12
Jan 17

Creating a Cloud Adoption Framework

Organisations should commit to a mature transformation of their governance, technology, applications and management processes in order to better adopt cloud services. The first step for all organisations is to provide clear direction in a cloud strategy and link it to their digital, ICT and organisational strategies, vision and goals. The cloud strategy may include … Continue reading Creating a Cloud Adoption Framework

14
Nov 16

Why bother understanding IT skills?

None of us need to understand the skills required to design and build a car in order to use one to pick up the kids from school. Likewise, consumers of IT services really have no need to understand the skills required to deliver those services. But the fact that you are reading this article probably … Continue reading Why bother understanding IT skills?

29
Apr 16

Department of Finance proposes changes to Whole of Government Cloud Services Panel

The Department of Finance is inviting tenders for new suppliers to be added to their Whole of Government Cloud Services Panel. The Panel was initially established last January to provide access to cloud services for Agencies and currently has 114 suppliers and over 400 services listed across nine categories. It includes services under specific Service … Continue reading Department of Finance proposes changes to Whole of Government Cloud Services Panel

15
Apr 16

Marriage or hook-up? Vendor relationship key to As-a-Service success

“In some ways it’s like getting into bed with your service provider, whether that’s cloud or managed service, or even internally. Is it a hook-up? Or is it a long term marriage?” Aaron Liu, CIO at the Department of Justice NSW, spoke about the importance of building a good working relationship with your vendor at … Continue reading Marriage or hook-up? Vendor relationship key to As-a-Service success

01
Dec 15

WA’s As-a-Service Model to Save State $650million over 10 Years

Western Australia has launched the tender process for its ‘GovNext-ICT’ program, which aims to transition the government to a consumption based, as-a-service model. “GovNext-ICT is about paying only for what we use, moving away from owning and operating ICT infrastructure, so we can concentrate on delivering the business of government,” WA finance minister Bill Marmion … Continue reading WA’s As-a-Service Model to Save State $650million over 10 Years

03
Nov 15

Building a Culture for a Smooth Transition to an As-a-Service Model

Most people are largely occupied getting on with functional business priorities; implementing projects and programs, and managing change in response to external and internal environmental stimuli.  This is the normal state of affairs within organisations. In addition, as managers, it is an important day to day practice to step back from the grass-roots perspective and … Continue reading Building a Culture for a Smooth Transition to an As-a-Service Model