ACT launches interactive mowing map

07 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACT Government has launched a new interactive map to give the public a chance to keep track of mowing activity across Canberra and keep them informed about any delays to the schedule.

350 sellers apply to join expanded Digital Marketplace

02 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Just one week since the Digital Transformation Agency launched the expanded version of the Digital Marketplace digital services procurement portal, 350 new sellers have already applied to join.

US Dept of State saves US$50m in IT

28 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US Department of State has cut over US$50m from its IT costs since adopting the principles of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act.

Security experts can list on Digital Marketplace

24 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The DTA has expanded the Digital Marketplace to allow a wider range of sellers to peddle their digital expertise to government buyers, in new categories including cybersecurity and data science.

Queensland Health tenders for major ERP revamp

23 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland Health is on the hunt for a provider for a major project worth up to $105 million involving replacing the department's legacy SAP ERP system with a solution based on SAP HANA.

SA Health defaults to digital with Objective

23 February, 2017

SA Health will continue to use Objective Corporation to digitally transform its service delivery across the Department for Health and Ageing.

Better data, better diagnoses, less fraud

22 February, 2017 by Adrian Smolski, Solutions Architect ANZ, MapR Technologies | Supplied by: MapR Technologies

Australia's health sector is sitting on a data goldmine, the full exploitation of which could lead to better health outcomes and reduced costs.

DTA urges agencies to release code by default

21 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Government code should be made available to others unless there's a compelling reason not to, according to DTA Technical Architect Alastair Parker.

VR helps port prepare for megaliner

20 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland authorities have used the state's Smartship simulator to prepare for the arrival of the largest cruise ship ever to dock in Brisbane.

ICT review undertaken by government

20 February, 2017

All major government technology projects will be reviewed by the federal government, providing better transparency of its annual ICT spending.

Govt web teams often neglect usability

14 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has announced the findings of research into why 50% of users of government services face difficulty finding the information they need online.

Care providers to establish secure messaging service

13 February, 2017

Tender seeking partners in industry will need to establish an interoperable and secure electronic messaging service, following a request from the Australian Digital Health Agency.

Change the regulatory environment to enable innovation

13 February, 2017 by Al Blake, Principal Analyst, Ovum’s Australian Government practice

Digital innovation in government will not come about through purely technical means, but will require organisational and regulatory change.

Embracing the 'We Economy'

08 February, 2017 by Catherine Garner, Health & Public Safety, Accenture ANZ | Supplied by: Accenture Australia Ltd

Australians recognise that having access to an asset or service does not require owning it — now it's time for public service leaders to get on board.

NZ govt welcomes digital graduates

07 February, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

New Zealand's Department of Internal Affairs has welcomed the first 15 graduates in its GovTech Talent Graduate Programme, a cross-agency pilot to build a government IT talent pipeline.

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