The State Service's Commission's Information and Communication Technologies Branch is to be split in two with the all-of-government operations moved to the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA).
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Microsoft has appointed Kevin Ackhurst, currently the company's woldwide general manager for operations and business strategy for the public sector, as New Zealand country manager.
He will replace Helen Robinson, who resigned last month.
Accenture survey shows most managers spend too much time searching for valuable information and have too much useless information.
A Washington-based law firm has sued IBM, claiming that the vendor is responsible for a November 2005 attack on its email server. Butera & Andrews said an analysis of computer logs showed "over 42,000" attempts by IBM-controlled machines to attack its systems. The firm is seeking to force IBM to pay damages and reimburse the US$61,000 it spent investigating the matter. IBM has asked that the suit be dismissed, saying there are "no facts" showing that any of its employees were involved in the attacks.