NSW Innovation Minister to discuss govt big data in Korea

23 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NSW Minister for Innovation Victor Dominello will deliver a keynote address at IFIP WCC 2015 in South Korea next month, detailing the role of data analytics in government.

Videoconferencing connects WA's medical specialists

23 September, 2015

High-definition videoconferencing equipment is connecting emergency medicine specialists in Perth to doctors and nurses in 72 emergency departments across Western Australia.

PM to keep hold of Digital Transformation Office

22 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has moved the portfolio of the Digital Transformation Office to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Digital Transformation Office on recruitment drive

27 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government's Digital Transformation Office is launching a national recruitment campaign for talented people capable of accelerating the pace of digital transformation across the government.

DTO engages with developers for API design mandate

26 August, 2015 by David Braue

The Digital Transformation Office is pushing application developers within government agencies to standardise and facilitate use of their applications by developing application programming interfaces to an evolving set of design standards.

'Smart regions' demand better local-government IT — and better collaboration

19 August, 2015 by David Braue

Citizens are just as concerned that governments use technology to help them prepare for severe weather events as they are on initiatives such as smart lighting, transport information and intelligent parking, a major new report shows.

SE Qld could be Australia's first Smart Region

17 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A Cisco report has identified strong local support for the concept of transforming Southeast Queensland into Australia's first Smart Region using IoT and other digital technologies.

Queensland Health to integrate IT functions

10 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland's health department will merge its strategic and operational IT functions into the new eHealth Queensland division to help fulfil its electronic record and other eHealth ambitions.

NSW on way to full electronic voting

10 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NSW Electoral Commission CIO Ian Brightwell believes postal votes are no longer working, and the iVote electronic voting system could be the ideal replacement.

Digital deadline looms for govt agencies

03 August, 2015 by GTR staff

Adoption of the federal government's Digital Service Standard amounts to a major transformation that agencies should plan for in a strategic and coordinated way, not 'rush through' simply to meet a deadline, said Protiviti's Mark Harrison.

Education notices won't curb piracy: research

22 July, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Government-sponsored research into online piracy calls into question the effectiveness of the proposed government-supported education notice scheme, CHOICE and Comms Alliance have noted.

Government Technology Review finds new home at Westwick-Farrow Media

21 July, 2015

Publisher of Technology Decisions, Westwick-Farrow Media, has announced the launch of a new quarterly magazine — Government Technology Review — available to subscribers from October 2015. You can check out the lastest news for the magazine on the website now.

Tassie government hands major deal to iiNet

17 July, 2015

iiNet has won a contract to provide internet services to nearly all Tasmanian government departments, multiple local councils and other public sector customers.

DIY service review tools tailored for NSW local councils

27 November, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

Process improvement tool uses applied analytics to help NSW councils improve their service and business process reviews

Social government is at your door: will you bite?

30 September, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

Social media has become crucial to the functioning of government at every level – but its many benefits are only available to those willing to dive in.

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