From open public data to open 'any' data

15 February, 2016 by Rick Howard, Research Director, Gartner | Supplied by: Gartner Australasia Pty Ltd

By 2018, a third of digital government projects will treat any data as open data, according to Gartner. Research director Rick Howard outlines the steps required to move down this path.

Fuji Xerox opens office in the Parliamentary Triangle

11 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Fuji Xerox Australia has relocated its Canberra office to the Parliamentary Triangle as part of efforts to play a close role in the government's digital transformation.

Govt said to consider privatising Medicare payments

09 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government is reportedly evaluating a deal to outsource the processing of over $50bn in Medicare, PBS and aged-care payments to a private company.

NSW Data Analytics Centre's plan of action

04 February, 2016 by David Braue

As the NSW Government's Data Analytics Centre begins its work, we spoke with its head, Dr Ian Oppermann, to find out what's in store for 2016.

The evolution of government analytics

01 February, 2016 by David Braue

The ready availability of both data and analytics is key to the digital transformation culture that is sweeping the Australian public service.

Board reshuffle for TIO

21 January, 2016

TIO has announced a new member, reappointments and a retirement for its board of directors.

Global Health wins contracts in ACT and Adelaide

15 January, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Global Health has announced deals to provide its MasterCare electronic medical record platform for ACT Health and the Adelaide Primary Health Network.

New app for irrigators cuts costs

12 January, 2016

A free app has been developed to improve water use efficiency for WA.

New appointment for secretary of the Department of Communications and Arts

12 January, 2016

Dr Heather Smith has been appointed as secretary of the Department of Communications and the Arts, replacing Drew Clarke, who was made chief of staff for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Treasury using virtualisation to complete Budget

16 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Treasury has implemented a virtual desktop virtualisation technology from Nutanix to allow employees to work on crucial tasks, including the Budget, from any location on any device.

Analytics to help enable digital government migration

10 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Most governments have largely completed the migration to e-government — involving automated existing processes — but now must tackle the hard work of moving towards digital government delivery.

Infosys opens delivery centre in Parramatta

10 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Infosys has opened a service delivery centre in Parramatta to provide digitally enabled back-office services to clients including the NSW Government.

Aussies dissatisfied with digital government services

09 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The majority of Australians are dissatisfied with the availability of digital government services, and four in five are not making use of the services for a variety of reasons, an Accenture survey shows.

Despite hiccups, NSW leads with ICT strategy

02 December, 2015 by David Braue

New South Wales' latest ICT strategy has been given the thumbs up, but a review suggests that many agencies are still having the same problems as other state governments that are struggling with IT projects.

Government launches Source IP marketplace

27 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has announced the launch of Source IP, an innovation marketplace that aims to more closely align Australia's research output with its capacity for innovation and commercialisation.

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