Conroy’s spectrum mistake is Telstra’s 4G revenge

It’s a safe bet that most mobile carriers would have preferred to wear red underpants to the auction over the policy that Stephen Conroy eventually introduced. Yet, as the industry counts the cost of his intervention in the mobile-spectrum auction, the move can be seen either as a shrewd response to the lack of competition… Read more →

Australia’s startup gender crisis

News that women are being outnumbered by 95 percent would be a huge cause for alarm in most parts of our society, but for the Australian startup industry, this is just business as usual. The apparent indifference to this news from local entrepreneurs reveals the sexist prejudices at the heart of local tech entrepreneurship. There… Read more →

Conroy’s spectrum mistake is Telstra’s 4G revenge

It’s a safe bet that most mobile carriers would have preferred to wear red underpants to the auction over the policy that Stephen Conroy eventually introduced. Yet, as the industry counts the cost of his intervention in the mobile-spectrum auction, the move can be seen either as a shrewd response to the lack of competition… Read more →

Australia’s startup gender crisis

News that women are being outnumbered by 95 percent would be a huge cause for alarm in most parts of our society, but for the Australian startup industry, this is just business as usual. The apparent indifference to this news from local entrepreneurs reveals the sexist prejudices at the heart of local tech entrepreneurship. There… Read more →

IT basics: Cost optimization for small and medium business

Much of my work centers how enterprise technology affects the business parts of an organization. For this reason, I frequently write about cloud, social, and mobile as catalysts for innovation and business transformation.  READ MORE POSTS FROM THE IT PROJECT FAILURES BLOG Although these innovation topics are crucial to the long-term success of IT and… Read more →

Right-sizing security and information assurance, a core-versus-context journey at Lake Health

Gardner: Many people are practicing IT security and they’re employing products and technologies. They’re putting in best practices and methods, of course. But you have a different take. You’ve almost abstracted this up to information assurance — even quality assurance — for knowledge, information, and privacy. Tell me how that higher abstraction works, and why you think it’s more important… Read more →

Microsoft: We’ve sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses to date

Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses since October 26. Tami Reller, the Chief Marketing and Financial Officer for Windows announced the tally during her appearance at the Credit Suisse Annual Tech Conference on November 27. Microsoft had not released any sales figures for Windows 8 other than saying the company sold 4 million… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: Personal Drones, and Age Bias in Silicon Valley

Loads of interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Third-Party Vendors vs. AmazonSeattletimes.com |  Setting up shop on Amazon can generate a lot of sales. Just don’t expect to win any disputes with the e-commerce king. – David Streitfeld The Cognitive Burden of UnbundlingTomtunguz.com |  One venture… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: Personal Drones, and Age Bias in Silicon Valley

Loads of interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Third-Party Vendors vs. AmazonSeattletimes.com |  Setting up shop on Amazon can generate a lot of sales. Just don’t expect to win any disputes with the e-commerce king. – David Streitfeld The Cognitive Burden of UnbundlingTomtunguz.com |  One venture… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: Personal Drones, and Age Bias in Silicon Valley

Loads of interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Third-Party Vendors vs. AmazonSeattletimes.com |  Setting up shop on Amazon can generate a lot of sales. Just don’t expect to win any disputes with the e-commerce king. – David Streitfeld The Cognitive Burden of UnbundlingTomtunguz.com |  One venture… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: Personal Drones, and Age Bias in Silicon Valley

Loads of interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Third-Party Vendors vs. AmazonSeattletimes.com |  Setting up shop on Amazon can generate a lot of sales. Just don’t expect to win any disputes with the e-commerce king. – David Streitfeld The Cognitive Burden of UnbundlingTomtunguz.com |  One venture… Read more →

Microsoft: We’ve sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses to date

Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses since October 26. Tami Reller, the Chief Marketing and Financial Officer for Windows announced the tally during the Credit Suisse Annual Tech Conference on November 27. Microsoft had not released any sales figures for Windows 8 other than saying the company sold 4 million upgrade licenses of… Read more →