DTA opens 2021 Digital Graduate Program applications

05 March, 2020

Australia's Digital Transformation Agency has opened applications for its Digital Graduate Program to help ICT graduates kickstart their career in government tech.

PM&C lists Digital Experts Advisory Committee

04 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet has announced the composition of the expert advisory committee that will inform the Digital Technology Taskforce.

Penrith transforming CRM to support rapid growth

26 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Penrith City Council is adopting Microsoft's Dynamics 365 CRM platform in a staged deployment aimed at coping with the area's projected strong population growth.

What government CIOs should know about digital IDs

26 February, 2020 by Sarah Hippold, Gartner | Supplied by: Gartner Australasia Pty Ltd

Government CIOs must find a way to create digital IDs for citizens that are secure yet convenient.

NSW introduces standard framework for ICT consulting

26 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Department of Customer Service will introduce a new standard commercial framework for consulting contracts from 15 March.

Australian agencies lagging in UX maturity

20 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian Government agencies are still being outdone by the private sector in terms of the maturity of their user experience design processes, a report shows.

Open government and digitising the customer experience

19 February, 2020 by Christine Jones, Lyn Nicholson and Andrew Hynd | Supplied by: Holding Redlich

Governments are making great strides along the road to digitisation, but many privacy and ethics question marks remain.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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