National Data Advisory Council holds fifth meeting

14 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The National Data Advisory Council discussed progress with the development of the Data Availability and Transparency Bill during its fifth meeting.

UK study finds little trust in algorithms among adults

10 September, 2020

Research from BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, has found that 53% of British people do not trust computer algorithms to make decisions about their lives.

UK announces National Data Strategy

09 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK government will shortly appoint a Government Chief Data Officer as part of its newly unveiled National Data Strategy.

DTA debuts Telecommunications Marketplace

08 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has launched a new whole-of-Australian-government procurement portal for telecommunications and related services.

Australian Digital Health Agency appoints new CEO

08 September, 2020

Amanda Cattermole PSM has been appointed as CEO of the Australian Digital Health Agency and will commence her new role on 29 September 2020.

ANAO finds IT procurement shortcomings

02 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian National Audit Office's audit into IT professional services procurement processes identified a number of areas for improvement.

Better balance needed for human-centric digitalisation

02 September, 2020

Design studio Mentally Friendly has urged the government to embrace better balance in a post-COVID world, to build more human-centric digital services.

Digital ministers discuss COVID-19 recovery

02 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The second National Meeting of Digital Economy and Technology Ministers covered how to help businesses pursue COVID-19 recovery through digital transformation.

iThink shortlisted for 2020 Ashton Media CX Awards

01 September, 2020

iThink (WA Public Sector) has been nominated under the 'Excellence in Public Sector: The Citizen Experience' category at the 2020 CX Awards.

RPA: Where it works, where it doesn't and when you shouldn't

01 September, 2020 by Emily Bone | Supplied by: ASG Group

RPA is a solution to improve inefficiencies or remove errors in processing by automating at a task level where it makes sense.

Air Force explores virtual reality with Microsoft HoloLens

31 August, 2020

With COVID-19 restrictions preventing international travel, the RAAF Base Amberley is using Microsoft HoloLens devices to work with US-based Boeing technicians.

National Archives, Preservica to preserve digital records

28 August, 2020

The National Archives of Australia has signed a three-year contract with Preservica to secure government records using a digital preservation system.

Next-generation policing with Crime and Intelligence Command

28 August, 2020

A new state Crime and Intelligence Command will help Tasmania Police investigate criminal activity, focusing on cybercrime and organised crime.

UK councils must improve cyber health

27 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government in the UK has proposed a cyber health framework for local councils.

Parliament introduces virtual meeting rules

25 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Parliamentarians have agreed on a set of rules allowing MPs to contribute remotely over videoconferencing if facing travel restrictions due to COVID-19.

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