Stories by Brett Winterford

  • Managing a mobile mess

    A mobile workforce is inherently a more productive one. When one’s job isn’t constrained by location or business hours, decision-makers are more responsive, field workers more efficient.

  • Striking a solid storage strategy

    Everybody wants absolutely everything instantaneously. From staff craving access to files and emails that are years old, to clients hankering after entire transaction histories online, the pressure on storage systems to be ever faster and reliable is growing.

  • The last bastion

    Australia's health industry is in crisis. Our population is ageing, demanding more of our health system. Meanwhile, our supply of skilled medical professionals is being stretched to capacity - with doctors and nurses working overtime to meet the demand. It's the kind of problems that IT systems - and the business process improvements that comes with them - are usually able to resolve.

  • Sharp recalls 42-inch LCD TVs

    Consumer electronics vendor, Sharp, has voluntarily recalled several models of its 42-inch LCD televisions after finding a fault with a small piece of foam shielding.

  • Truscott finds a better Betta

    Recently acquired electronics retail network, Truscott Hi-Fi, has discontinued its buying relationship with Betta Stores to purchase from the Retravision buying group.

  • Anybody home at

    The proprietor of electronics e-tailer,, has assured customers and business partners that the company continues to trade, after being alerted to several complaints about its customer service.

  • Analyst group finds gaps in CE marketing

    CE vendors and retailers should focus on behavioural attitudes, motivations and cultural factors behind purchasing decisions when marketing digital lifestyle devices to Australian consumers, according to new research from analyst group, Forrester.