Australian state snubs Linux and Vista for 100,000 PCs

Australian state snubs Linux and Vista for 100,000 PCs

Talk about new desktop operating systems may be at an all-time high, but the government of Australian state Queensland has...

April 17th, 2007 Rodney Gedda

ING outsources IT contracts worth $1,150m

ING outsources IT contracts worth $1,150m

Banking and insurance conglomerate ING Group NV has finalized contracts worth...

December 14th, 2006 James Niccolai

Secrets of successful IT asset management

Secrets of successful IT asset management

As that doyen of management theory, Peter Drucker, once said: "If you can't measure it, you can't manage it." And...

November 30th, 2006 Cath Everett

Big IT buyers back purchasing standards

Big IT buyers back purchasing standards

Many IT shops are busy adopting standards for IT functions such as the help desk and software development. Now there’s...

August 31st, 2006 Patrick Thibodeau

A buyer’s market in IT is the time for added value

A buyer’s market in IT is the time for added value

It’s a high-tech buyers market out there, and the right time to put the squeeze on IT vendors for more...

April 30th, 2006 Dan McLean

Eight suppliers approved for South African government tender

Eight suppliers approved for South African government tender

Eight of the companies who tendered for the three-year South Africa State IT Agency (Sita) tender to provide open source...

March 6th, 2006 Theo Boshoff

IT buyers must focus on innovation

IT buyers must focus on innovation

Innovation will be a top priority for Canadian organizations in 2006, according to IDC Canada’s Managing Director Vito Mabrucco. “Buying...

January 31st, 2006 CIO Canada Staff

New rules will ease SMB bids for Govt deals

New rules will ease SMB bids for Govt deals

Competing for government contracts will soon be faster and easier for small businesses as the result of new measures announced...

December 4th, 2005 Lisa Williams

Xbox 360 no game for Microsoft, researchers say

Xbox 360 no game for Microsoft, researchers say

Despite promises from Microsoft Corp. executives that the retail price of the new Xbox 360 game console would cover production...

November 24th, 2005 Dan Nystedt and Martyn Williams