ABS opens National Data Acquisition Centre

12 April, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ABS has opened a new national centre in Geelong to streamline and modernise the process of collecting data from all business and household surveys.

Smart city stakes getting higher

05 April, 2016 by David Braue

Rapid global transformation and collaboration are threatening to leave Australian cities behind.

Digital currencies gaining government backing

29 March, 2016 by David Braue

The federal government and financial system players are pressing ahead with plans for the new world of digital currencies, with all of their good and bad aspects.

DTO building marketplace for start-ups

24 March, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Office has commenced the first stage of a project to build a digital marketplace to help start-ups and smaller businesses access government service transformation contracts.

DTO launches prototype

24 March, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Office has launched an alpha prototype of, a new domain designed to integrate multiple government websites to improve the experience for end users.

New 'smart' ambulance unveiled

21 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Byron Group Holdings

A 'smart' ambulance that can transmit real-time information about patients en route is set to revolutionise communications between hospitals and emergency services.

Civica Contact360 customer contact and transactional platform

21 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Civica International Pty

Civica has launched Contact360, a customer contact and transactional platform designed for councils in Australia.

Surging govCMS adoption whets appetite for more

16 March, 2016 by David Braue

Numerous federal agencies and departments are rapidly realising the efficiency and security merits of the govCMS open source web platform.

DHS hands IBM a $484m technology contract

15 March, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Department of Human Services has contracted IBM to provide technology to support a range of digital government initiatives, including myGov portals to key financial support services.

Govt picks Shanghai for second start-up landing pad

29 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has selected Shanghai as the site of one of five international landing pads to help connect Australian entrepreneurs with international growth opportunities.

Melbourne's digital smart city strategy

25 February, 2016 by Jonathan Nally

We speak with Michelle Fitzgerald, Melbourne's chief digital officer, to find out how the city aims to use technology to provide improved experiences for residents, visitors and businesses.

Short-term delivery to effect long-term transformation

25 February, 2016 by David Braue

Australia's approach to government digital transformation is winning praise, but there are ways in which it can be improved, say experts.

Information Builders WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform

23 February, 2016 | Supplied by: Information Builders

The Information Builders WebFOCUS self-service BI and analytics platform comes in three editions to deliver reporting and analytics capabilities to a wide range of users and environments, from small business to large enterprises.

Can analytics unlock Australia's sustainable future?

22 February, 2016 by Mary Wilson, Director, Smart Metering, Sensus | Supplied by: Sensus Australia

Australia has the opportunity to build a smart network to safeguard the country's most precious resource — water.

Time to bid farewell to transaction processing

18 February, 2016 by Kevin Noonan, Research Director, Public Sector Technology, Ovum | Supplied by: Ovum Pty Ltd

In years to come, we will look at transactional processes, scratch our heads and ask why anybody would have bothered with such a restrictive construct.

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