Stories by Jennifer O'Brien

Kate Burleigh: Tasting success

For one of the top women in IT, the path to success began, believe it or not, in an ice cream shop.
According to Intel A/NZ general manager, Kate Burleigh, the path that led her to a technology role came about, in part, as result of her early days in retail - and a first-job encounter that was less than ideal.

Gartner: Job cuts, consolidation the future for IT

While the long-term technology outlook is bright for Australia's ICT (information and communications technology) market, Gartner predicts 50 % of technology suppliers worldwide will be extinct by the end of 2005.

Australia set to hit unscrupulous spammers

The Australian parliament is taking a "markedly different" and "more restrictive approach" towards regulating unsolicited commercial email (spam) than its US counterpart, according to a technology lawyer.

Gartner: Top 10 technologies for 2004

Following in the footsteps of chat-happy teenagers, the corporate world will embrace the value of instant messaging (IM) in the next 18 to 36 months, according to a top Gartner analyst.

Integrators must 'forge partnerships' with telcos

In a bid to capture a chunk of the $30 billion (US$21.3 billion) Australian telecommunications market, system integrators will need to "forge partnerships" with telcos, according to an industry expert at Carriers World Australia 2003.