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Capgemini launches digital innovation lab in Melbourne

IT consulting, outsourcing and services company Capgemini opens doors to lab designed to help local businesses make the most of social, mobile, analytics and Cloud (SMAC) technologies.

SAP flags $60m sales and support centre

German business software outfit to pump $60 million over five years into a sales and support centre in Melbourne.

Do more with less: One way to fix Australia's poor productivity

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Businesses can increase productivity by improving the efficiency of their existing infrastructure. But how do you know which areas need to be improved and what can be streamlined easily?

REVIEW: Surface Pro 3 - Third time lucky for Microsoft?

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With Steve Ballmer out of the picture and Microsoft chanting the ‘platforms and productivity’ mantra espoused by new CEO Satya Nadella, the Surface Pro 3 just might be Microsoft’s last chance to turn its tablet/laptop hybrid into a commercial hit.

Demystifying data centres

With three-quarters of all Australian companies hosting their servers at their offices it's time to shake up the status quo.

IBM to open a second data centre in Sydney

Tech giant bullish about the cloud market in Australia, with Sydney and Melbourne both set to house SoftLayer facilities.

MYOB results shine as cloud momentum picks up pace

Accounting software maker posts record half-year result

Why government "risk mitigation" rarely delivers

Recent state and federal government initiatives to get smaller companies to provide more innovative solutions to government technology are to be applauded. But a bureaucracy’s worst enemy is sometimes itself.

Disruptor v incumbent: a cloud combat playbook

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The battle for for the hearts and minds of bookkeepers is intensifying for providers of accounting software MYOB and Xero. With US giant Intuit joining the mix, the cloud based accounting market is getting crowded.

Salesforce.com swings to a loss

San Francisco-based cloud-software pioneer raises its forecast for the year.

Cloud appetite boosts Bulletproof's bottom line

Cloud services provider posts 29 per cent revenue growth in its first year as a listed company, buoyed by the increase in customer demand for Amazon Web Services.

Is anyone interested in Windows Phones anymore?

As Android and Apple carve up the smartphone market between them HTC’s decision to release a Windows version of the One M8 phone is unlikely to do Microsoft any favours.

Turning Big Data into smart data

Big Data has captured our imagination but simply having access to lots of data isn’t going to make an organisation more competitive, nimble and innovative.

Is Telstra wrong to bet big on the Internet of Things?

David Thodey is a believer in the IoT but with many companies vying for a slice of the emerging market, there's no guarantee telcos will come out on top.

Justice seeks savings in cloud

The NSW Department of Police and Justice plans to move 12,000 full-time employees to a cloud computing model for email as part of a plan to procure technology like electricity, where users are charged on a consumption basis.

Veda, IBM extend analytics relationship

IT giant signs a five-year multimillion dollar agreement with listed analytics firm to help it cope with increasing data flows.

Telstra lifts the lid on its next-gen cloud collaboration service

Service will be available from the end of August to customers on a monthly, “per worker” basis and would be delivered via Telstra’s cloud infrastructure.

NSW ups ante on data centres with new site

State government flicks the switch on the second phase of its data centre facility in the western Sydney suburb of Silverwater.

The Android Wear experience: Google's smartwatches

Google reckons the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live have the design and software chops, but is an Android Wear smartwatch really a must-have accessory?

My week with the FitBit Flex - a desk jockey's hands on review

If you spend your days parked at a desk, a FitBit alone isn't going to turn your life around.

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