Connected Community app to streamline town communications

19 February, 2020

Australia's "first" 'Connected Community' app has gone live, streamlining communications between Gawler Council, residents and local businesses.

SCCANZ slams smart city report

19 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: Smart Cities Council ANZ

Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand has called out a QUT smart city report supported by the federal government for using a "questionable" methodology.

Government CIOs facing disruption pressures

12 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Government IT leaders worldwide are more likely than their private sector counterparts to report that their organisation faces disruption and funding shortfalls.

Adelaide, Sunshine Coast named in top 7 intelligent communities

12 February, 2020

Adelaide and the Sunshine Coast are in the running for 'Intelligent Community of the Year' after being named in the ICF's Top 7.

Finance to trial a common whole-of-government ERP platform

10 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The federal Department of Finance has announced that it is working with the Shared Services Provider Hubs to co-design a new GovERP initiative.

ICT careers losing appeal for OECD teens

05 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The percentage of 15-year-olds within the OECD nominating ICT as their top potential career path has fallen substantially since 2000, a new report shows.

Interview: James Bergl, Datto

04 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Datto Inc

In our annual Leaders in Technology series, we ask the experts what the year ahead holds. Today we talk IoT, cloud and disaster recovery with Datto's James Bergl.

NSW Government aims to consolidate websites

04 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

More than 500 NSW Government websites will be consolidated onto the website, in a move modelled on the UK's successful project.

Digital Marketplace cracks the $1bn mark

04 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has revealed that more than $1bn worth of opportunities have now been awarded through the Digital Marketplace since launch.

DTA updates ICT contract cap policy

03 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has replaced the ICT Contract Capped Term and Value Policy with the Digital Sourcing Contract Limits and Reviews Policy.

UK releases guide to using AI in government

30 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The guide outlines the potential benefits as well as the pitfalls for employing AI in government service, along with plenty of short case studies.

Guided buying a step closer with ProcurePoint's replacement

28 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

ProcurePoint, the NSW Government's one-stop shop for agency and department purchasing, is being progressively replaced with buy.nsw.

DST data fusion expert awarded Public Service Medal

28 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Dr Dale Lambert has been recognised for his work in the use of AI in surveillance, reconnaissance, command and control, intelligence and autonomous platforms.

10,000 NSW data sets publicly available

22 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Ten years since it was launched, the NSW Open Data Portal has reached a major milestone, with 10,000 government data sets now available to the public.

Nominations open for Asia–Pacific smart city awards

21 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Nominations are now open for the 2020 IDC Smart City Asia/Pacific Awards, which recognise leading initiatives from public agencies and private organisations.

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