Digital

Selling social by the seashore

26 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

South Australia's City of Marion has been pushed, slowly, towards a social media culture thanks largely to the efforts of deputy mayor David Speirs.


Six steps to good social media

25 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Social-media expert Mariah Gillespie offers local governments six steps to successfully entering the world of social media.


Kingston goes all-in on social media

24 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

While many councils try to fight perceived exposure to social media, Melbourne's City of Kingston council saw better results by embracing it completely.


Something happened on Vic eGov Resource Centre's way to the forums

23 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

The Victorian eGovernment Resource Centre learned the hard way that social media services like Twitter are about much more than simply publishing news.


Fremantle Ports gets analytics into ship shape

17 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

WA's Port of Fremantle is using advanced analytics and business intelligence capabilities to improve its visibility of shipping operations.


Lessons from the shared services battleground

16 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Winning internal support is never easy for shared services organisations (SSOs), but NZ Defence Force's SSO turned its early failures into success.


Rewriting the rules for IT applications

16 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

A requirement for revisiting traditional models of IT development is forcing government agencies to consider new models for application development.


Townsville water trial a win for smart meters, smart cities

08 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

An IBM and Townsville City Council trial of smart meters promises improved water-network and water-usage statistics for residents and network managers.


Governments must get creative with data reuse: EMC

10 January, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Crowd-sourcing offers a flood of new data for governments and citizens alike – but without a bit of creativity, realising its benefits may be elusive.


Transparency bites

03 December, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Vivek Kundra's stint as the first CIO of the US fundamentally changed a project-management and strategy culture with little order and no accountability.


How to make your meetings work better

27 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Rob Weddepohl of Dimension Data shares tips on how to make meetings run smoother and ensure that meeting spaces encourage collaboration.


Meet me halfway

26 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Teleworking and natural advances in technology have changed the definition of what a 'meeting' is. We look at tech to help employees work together better.


US government teleworking more than private industry: US ambassador

21 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Telework policies have been so popular amongst US government agencies that the public sector has more telecommuters, per capita, than the private sector.


Ministers, industry figures to headline telework conference

02 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Government ministers and long-term telework proponents will participate in a day-long event highlighting the experience and promise of telework and the NBN.


ABS tries not to become a virtualisation statistic

30 October, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) invested heavily in virtualisation to consolidate servers, speed provisioning, and deliver flexible infrastructure


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