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Defects are not so much a technological problem as a sociological problem.

It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

The lamp of experience... I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.

Patrick Henry

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1100
Canberra takes energy innovation crown from South Australia
Canberra has pipped South Australia to the post for energy innovation as it carries out the trials of the world’s largest virtual power plant.
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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1100
Woolworths wins from Coles spin-off: BAML
Woolworths is a "key beneficiary" of Coles being cut loose from Wesfarmers, Bank of America Merrill Lynch says. 
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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1100
'Don't take your foot off the accelerator,' Wesfarmers CEO tells Coles
Wesfarmers is focused on maintaining motivation for Coles and its outgoing chief John Durkan until new CEO Steve Cain takes the reins.
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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1100
'We've treated customers unfairly': CBA boss warns of more bad news
The royal commission has already been hard going for Commonwealth Bank, this week doesn't look likely to be much better.
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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1100
Shoes of Prey facing uncertain future amid $3 million funding talks
One of Australia's highest flying tech start-ups is battling for survival
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 23:18:54 +1100
Aussie investors navigate challenges at home and abroad
Trade wars, an increasingly aggressive US central bank and bad behaviour from our banks are issues for investors to wrestle with this week.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 21:00:00 +1100
Immigration the cheap and nasty way to grow the economy
The ABC's temerity in hosting a debate about the merits of high population growth has drawn predictable repostes from the economic establishment. Shades of the legendary note in the margin of a politician's speech: "shout here - argument weak".
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 16:47:45 +1100
Striking dock workers and Qube Ports at 'flashpoint'
Maritime workers have launched a snap 48-hour strike at Qube Ports’ facility in Melbourne, prompting the company to fly in workers.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:32:51 +1100
Fuel price comparison system 'perverse', MP says
Fuel price comparison sites have been slammed as useless with claims they will only lead to higher prices at the pump.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1100
Crunching the numbers on global peace
A simple question led Sydney businessman Steve Killelea to develop metrics to analyse peace and to quantify its economic value
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:05:35 +1100
Finding life in service
Community based work forms backbone of the nation.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:37:47 +1100
So you think you can teach pilates?
Choose a course wisely and prepare to work hard.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:58:48 +1100
The business word whose meaning completely eludes us
Some buzzwords are amusing metaphors that have just been done to death. Some are clumsy attempts at politeness or euphemism.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:34:07 +1100
Career decisions are rarely free
There is little opportunity to be confronted by genuine choices.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 11:51:20 +1100
Australia is a far less equal place than it was in the 1980s
Where you live matters far more than you might think.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 11:42:13 +1100
Wesfarmers keeps its jewel, jettisons the slightly tarnished silver
Coles to become a separate listed company
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 11:10:02 +1100
Financial counsellors say payday lender 'vultures' circling in WA
"You don’t know anyone who could help – or you are too embarrassed to ask."
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 08:09:19 +1100
Concerns raised about sackings from NSW Labor MP's office
A NSW Labor MP's dismissal of three employees has raised concerns about a lack of protection available to political staff under unfair dismissal laws.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 03:10:46 +1100
Nike president Trevor Edwards to leave amid improper conduct review
Nike is reviewing improper conduct at the athletic-apparel giant as one of its top executives steps down, thinning the ranks of prospective CEO candidates.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 02:04:57 +1100
Gender gap: Goldman Sachs pays female staff in UK 55% less than men
The Goldman Sachs gulf in pay comes close to the 59 per cent gap at HSBC.
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