Stories by Helen Han

  • Analyst: Non-strategic functions should be outsourced

    In a move that should accelerate the rapidly emerging outsourcing opportunities for Australian channel companies, an industry executive has claimed companies should adopt a 70 per cent outsourced business model to generate "agility" and wider access to external business knowledge.

  • Compaq puts billion-dollar faith in storage

    Compaq's recently signed $US1 billion storage networking deal with IBM is an obvious attempt by Compaq to realign itself in one of the industry's most lucrative markets. But according to a company executive, the shift won't be easy.

  • IIA 'incredulous' over broadband restriction

    The Internet Industry Association is fuming over a potential tightening of broadcasting legislation that could send investors bust if online media streaming is deemed illegal without a broadcasting licence.

  • Specialists need to make an impact on demand

    An Icon Recruitment-commissioned study suggests that an "internet as business" philosophy driving new economy enterprises demands IT pros to arm themselves with newer, specialised impact skills.

  • Specialists needed to make an impact on demand

    An Icon Recruitment-commissioned study suggests that an "internet as business" philosophy driving new economy enterprises demands IT pros to arm themselves with newer, specialised impact skills.

  • Telstra, Gilat team up to teach on air

    Telstra has teamed with Israeli interactive learning solutions provider Gilat Communications to deliver live distance communication services to outback and corporate Australia.

  • Local online buying tipped to grow

    While Australian companies lead the Asia-Pacific in online purchasing, the value and frequency of transactions showed an infancy in Internet adoption in the region, an IDC report has suggested.

  • Retailer takes charge of e-tailer

    After a week of silence over reports that David Jones would rescue floundering e-tailer TheSpot, the department store confirmed last week it has taken over the dot-com to bolster its own e-commerce business.

  • David Jones squeezes TheSpot

    After a week of silence over reports that David Jones would rescue floundering e-tailer TheSpot, the department store confirmed yesterday it has taken over the dot-com to bolster its own e-commerce business.