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Blog, Enterprise IT - Written by Renai LeMay on Thursday, January 24, 2013 16:40 - 24 Comments
Parliament trials Windows 8 tablets
blog Australia’s Federal Parliament is well-known for its shoddy IT operation, with a recent report finding that it had no parliament-wide strategic plan, and many of its IT systems were out of date. Thankfully, the Parliament has appointed a new chief information officer, Eija Seittenranta, who is putting things to rights. Seittenranta’s first moves are detailed in this excellent article published by ZDNet (we recommend you click here for the full story), which contains this little gem:
“The Australian Department of Parliamentary Services has begun a trial of Windows 8 tablets with MPs and parliamentary staff, following a successful trial of iPads between 2010 and 2011.”
As we’ve previously chronicled, Australian CIOs are quite interested in Windows 8 tablets, and there are Windows 8 trials going on all over the country. So we’re not surprised to see half a dozen units handed out in Parliament. However, we are pleased. It looks as though Seittenranta’s appointment is already having an impact; and for Australia’s Federal politicians and their staff to have access to the latest technology is a very good thing. Now if only Microsoft could manage to ship the Surface Pro down under. Come on, Redmond. You don’t want to be late to the party!
Image credit: Microsoft
Enterprise IT, Featured, News - Mar 11, 2014 16:35 - 0 Comments
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