[LINK] Microsoft slams local data centre edict

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Fri Nov 25 13:58:16 AEDT 2011

Richard Chirgwin wrote:
> This kind of "IT is all" attitude is probably what lies behind Westpac's 
> decision to demote IT out of the boardroom and make it one line of 
> reporting to the COO.

I missed the context for the above, but it seems that the NSW Government
has gone one step further and just left it to the IT Company.

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