Despite hiccups, NSW leads with ICT strategy

02 December, 2015 by David Braue

New South Wales' latest ICT strategy has been given the thumbs up, but a review suggests that many agencies are still having the same problems as other state governments that are struggling with IT projects.

Government launches Source IP marketplace

27 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has announced the launch of Source IP, an innovation marketplace that aims to more closely align Australia's research output with its capacity for innovation and commercialisation.

Never forget a face — catching crims using biometrics

26 November, 2015 | Supplied by: NEC Australia Pty Ltd

Leading-edge forensic facial recognition technology is helping the Northern Territory Police Force solve crime and keep the community safe.

Councils bypass NBN to build their own fibre futures

25 November, 2015 by David Braue

Rockhampton is building its own fibre network, with $17m in funding and a desire to overcome the NBN's FTTN limitations.

ATO Tax Portal upgrade caused disruptions for accountants

24 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Tax and Revenue Committee has published a new report into the ATO, covering issues including technical difficulties with a Tax Portal upgrade and the tax implications of the sharing economy.

Dimension Data to supply new Qld Govt office

23 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Dimension Data will provide a range of infrastructure and collaboration solutions delivered as a service to the Queensland Government's new major offices on William Street.

Everybody wins with the right approach to data

23 November, 2015 by Al Blake, Principal Analyst, Ovum’s Australian Government practice | Supplied by: Ovum Pty Ltd

The provision of open datasets and self-service visualisation tools will produce a win-win situation for both the public and the government.

Real-time insights for life-saving healthcare missions

19 November, 2015 | Supplied by: Splunk

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is achieving unprecedented visibility into its daily operations thanks to the rollout of transformative enterprise software.

ACMA completes migration of Do Not Call Register

19 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ACMA has completed the transition to a new outsourced provider for the Do Not Call Register as part of the second wave of a three-stage ICT transformation project.

ICT literacy on the decline

18 November, 2015

ICT literacy in primary and secondary students is on the decline, according to the 2014 NAP report released by the Education Council.

Don't let your data be a sitting duck

17 November, 2015 by Budd Ilic, Country Manager, ANZ, Actifio | Supplied by: Actifio ANZ Pty Ltd

Eliminating 'copy data' is a common-sense approach to decreasing the chance that somebody will walk off with your sensitive information, make their own copy of a copy or mistakenly compromise data.

WA digitalises historical identity records

17 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Western Australia's Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages has digitalised all its identity records dating back to 1841, dramatically reducing the time needed to process a request for a document.

CMS overhaul only the beginning

11 November, 2015 by David Braue

An overhaul of a CMS was only the beginning of NSW Trade & Investment's digital transformation, as the agency began a journey to better service the needs of citizens and businesses across the state.

Much more to do for Australia's government transformation

05 November, 2015 by David Braue

Australia has many digital transformation initiatives, but the challenge is to get them all moving in the same speed and direction, industry experts say.

Register now for GovInnovate Summit 2015

04 November, 2015

Government agencies are being mandated to transition to greater digital engagement and GovInnovate Summit 2015 is the must-attend event to help them achieve that goal.

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