UK govt urged to adopt smart city strategy

25 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report from a UK Parliamentary Group on Smart Cities provides recommendations that Australia may want to implement into its own smart city blueprint.

digital.nsw recruiting agile experts

23 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government's digital.nsw digital service development accelerator is seeking iteration managers, service designers and agile coaches to join its team.

Scale is everything in digital government

23 July, 2018 by Dean Lacheca, Research Director, Gartner | Supplied by: Gartner Australasia Pty Ltd

Governments must reimagine their approach to service development and delivery as the effects of digital become clear, writes Gartner's Dean Lacheca.

Department of Jobs urged to engage with uncertainty

23 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

In a Public Sector Innovation Month presentation, Department of Jobs Secretary Kerri Hartland urged employees to continue embracing innovation.

DHS taps Leidos Australia for IT services

19 July, 2018

Leidos Australia will provide ICT professional services to assist in specific work packages under the DHS visa reform initiative.

Deciphering cloud services in the federal government

18 July, 2018 by Kevin Noonan, Chief Analyst, Practice Leader for Public Sector, Ovum | Supplied by: Ovum Pty Ltd

Federal cloud services have made huge strides in recent years, but challenges remain, writes Ovum's Kevin Noonan.

NSW signs whole-of-govt deals with Microsoft, Salesforce

17 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government has signed three new collective bargaining procurement agreements with Microsoft, Salesforce and eight telcos.

DTA seeking next data fellow cohort

16 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has opened applications for the latest three-month data fellowship program at the CSIRO's Data61.

Digital revolution mustn't leave people behind

16 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's Digital Media Minister Clare Curran believes that people's wellbeing should be the main priority of digital transformation initiatives.

Lake Macquarie to roll out LoRaWAN network

10 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

A huge part of NSW's Central Coast will be covered by a carrier-grade LoRaWAN network under a Lake Macquarie City Council initiative.

Canberra awards IBM huge $1bn five-year deal

05 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Biggest-ever IT contract covers hardware, software, cloud-based solutions and other emerging technologies, and will lead to savings of $100 million.

Public sector Innovation Month begins

04 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Innovation Month 2018 celebrates innovation and showcases agencies working together to deliver benefits to citizens, business and government.

NSW Govt overhauling digital.nsw

27 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government is updating its digital.nsw portal with online resources aimed at helping agencies adopt agile techniqes for designing digital services.

SA Govt to review EPAS system

26 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The SA Government has convened an expert panel to review what it called the "rolling disaster" that is the Enterprise Patient Administration System.

Gavin Slater steps down as DTA CEO

25 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

DTA CEO Gavin Slater is stepping down after just 13 months in the job and will be replaced by Deputy Australian Statistician Randall Brugeaud.

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