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Australia Visionaries

Created: 29 Aug 2008 • Updated: 02 Mar 2009
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Symantec is pleased to announce the 2008 Australasia Visionary awardwinners: Phil Brimacombe, CIO at healthAlliance NZ Ltd., and TomLamming, Transformation & Technology Advisor at Telstra. Brimacombeand Lamming were judged against a strict set of criteria that took intoaccount technology innovation, realized business value, and engagementof partners and services. The awards were presented at the SymantecVision in Sydney on August 26.

Brimacombe and Lamming join a prestigious group of past Visionary Award winners that include last year’s winners:

Dallas Stower, CIO at QR Limited, the IT arm for Queensland Rail

Paul Zanelli, National Manager of Science Corporate Information Systems for the Defence Science and Technology Organisation

Australasia Visionary

Tom Lamming
Transformation & Technology Advisor, Telstra
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TomLamming, Transformation & Technology Advisor for Telstra, isoverseeing a five-year IT transformation initiative that is agame-changing undertaking. Business drivers for the initiative arenearly as vast as the Australian Outback—ranging from lower cost, toimproved operational efficiencies, to increased revenues, to greaterprofit margins—with an enhanced customer experience at its core. Themulti-pronged journey targets a fundamental makeover of Telstra’sbusiness and operational support systems, with the overriding objectivebeing a differentiated customer experience through a single view of thecustomer.

Australasia Visionary

Phil Brimacombe
CIO, healthAlliance NZ, Ltd.
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PhilBrimacombe, CIO for healthAlliance NZ, Ltd., increased visibility andtransparency of the nearly 6,500 desktops his team oversees byimplementing Altiris Asset Management Solution by Symantec. Thisresulted in a 60 percent decrease in IT staff time spent manuallycompiling inventory. It also allows his team to have a comprehensiveunderstanding of their assets in real time.

Click here todownload a podcast that discusses the Visionary Award Program andfurther highlights what the Australasia Visionaries and doing.