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Modern military's challenge: Attracting fresh technology talent

When the Department of Defence saw its chief information officer, Air Vice-Marshal John Monaghan, pull the ripcord on an otherwise successful public sector career in March, it became clear to many that Defence Minister Brendan Nelson was intent on shaking things up.
As the third head of departmental information technology in the CIO role in four years, Monaghan (a two-star Air Force communications and technology specialist renowned for his ability to keep projects on an even keel) was given little choice but to head for the door.

Written by Julian Bajkowski and Paul Smith22 Aug. 07 22:00

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