Paris Cowan

Paris Cowan joined iTnews in July 2013 after a stint at Intermedium, a news and data analysis firm based exclusively on government IT procurement. At Intermedium, Paris reported on new IT projects underway in state and federal agencies, interviewed public sector CIOs and was subsequently promoted to Online Editor in June 2012. While public sector IT will remain her key focus at iTnews, she has been given a broader remit to cover technology programs across several industries.

Recent articles by Paris Cowan

New tech projects funded in NSW's rich 2016 budget

New tech projects funded in NSW's rich 2016 budget

Lots of IT work scheduled after $3.4bn surplus.
Paris Cowan Jun 21 2016, 4:00PM Strategy
Reseller fined $500,000

Reseller fined $500,000

Sentenced after "repeated and callous" abuses.
Paris Cowan Jun 15 2016, 7:24AM Training & Development
Defence seeks integrators for billion-dollar ERP project

Defence seeks integrators for billion-dollar ERP project

'Largest project of its kind in Australian govt.'
Paris Cowan May 23 2016, 1:04PM Software
NextDC building again in Brisbane

NextDC building again in Brisbane

As existing facility tops 90% usage.
Paris Cowan May 19 2016, 6:29AM Data centre
Budget 2016: Which govt departments won tech money to burn?

Budget 2016: Which govt departments won tech money to burn?

IT to be a critical enabler.
Paris Cowan May 4 2016, 7:06AM Collaboration
CSG-Ultranet corruption probe calls Saudi-based witnesses

CSG-Ultranet corruption probe calls Saudi-based witnesses

Decision makers allegedly bought CSG stocks during tender.
Paris Cowan Feb 25 2016, 2:39PM Software
Reseller sent secret emails to public servant’s daughter: IBAC

Reseller sent secret emails to public servant’s daughter: IBAC

Dramatic evidence against ASG, Oracle at hearing.
Paris Cowan Feb 17 2016, 7:34AM Software
Victoria starts corruption enquiry into CSG-Oracle deal

Victoria starts corruption enquiry into CSG-Oracle deal

35 witnesses to be called in Ultranet probe.
Paris Cowan Feb 16 2016, 12:30PM Software
Dimension Data clinches Qld govt flagship IT rollout

Dimension Data clinches Qld govt flagship IT rollout

Refuses to reveal cost of 1 William Street project.
Paris Cowan Nov 23 2015, 11:35AM Collaboration
Missing Qld child protection reports blamed on coding error

Missing Qld child protection reports blamed on coding error

Investigation delivers findings.
Paris Cowan Oct 20 2015, 1:34PM Software
Apple reseller joins Dell on federal govt hardware panel

Apple reseller joins Dell on federal govt hardware panel

See which six scored whole-of-government panel honours.
Paris Cowan Sep 25 2015, 7:11PM Hardware
Govt execs cleared of misconduct with Dimension Data

Govt execs cleared of misconduct with Dimension Data

After probe into South Australian public servants' NZ trip.
Paris Cowan Sep 23 2015, 10:06AM Services
Sydney cloud firm pulled into TAFE fraud case

Sydney cloud firm pulled into TAFE fraud case

ICAC turns gaze to procurement.
Paris Cowan Sep 8 2015, 7:30AM Services
DiData swipes $32m South Australia deal from Telstra

DiData swipes $32m South Australia deal from Telstra

After Telstra exec becomes Dimension Data state head.
Paris Cowan , Tony Yoo Sep 7 2015, 11:27AM Services
How Sydney MSP exec and 'Alicia' allegedly scammed $1.7m

How Sydney MSP exec and 'Alicia' allegedly scammed $1.7m

Corruption investigation details fraud in TAFE case.
Paris Cowan Aug 18 2015, 1:32PM Services
Big loss for Fujitsu: NEC swoops in for $37m govt deal

Big loss for Fujitsu: NEC swoops in for $37m govt deal

Support contract first of many from DFAT.
Paris Cowan Aug 17 2015, 10:09AM Services
South Australia refuses to pay Klikon's ac3 business

South Australia refuses to pay Klikon's ac3 business

Dispute over dumped state government project.
Paris Cowan Aug 3 2015, 11:52AM Software
Sydney MSP exec accused of $1.7m fraud

Sydney MSP exec accused of $1.7m fraud

ICAC targets IT manager for alleged payments to his own company.
Paris Cowan Jul 31 2015, 5:02AM Services
Driverless cars to take to Adelaide expressway

Driverless cars to take to Adelaide expressway

Autonomous Volvo trial seeks to modernise road rules.
Paris Cowan Jul 22 2015, 12:25PM Mobility
Actually, Aussie businesses aren't buying cloud: ABS

Actually, Aussie businesses aren't buying cloud: ABS

Results of first national survey of cloud use.
Paris Cowan Jul 20 2015, 7:10AM Cloud

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