ICT literacy on the decline

18 November, 2015

ICT literacy in primary and secondary students is on the decline, according to the 2014 NAP report released by the Education Council.

WA digitalises historical identity records

17 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Western Australia's Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages has digitalised all its identity records dating back to 1841, dramatically reducing the time needed to process a request for a document.

Don't let your data be a sitting duck

17 November, 2015 by Budd Ilic, Country Manager, ANZ, Actifio | Supplied by: Actifio ANZ Pty Ltd

Eliminating 'copy data' is a common-sense approach to decreasing the chance that somebody will walk off with your sensitive information, make their own copy of a copy or mistakenly compromise data.

CMS overhaul only the beginning

11 November, 2015 by David Braue

An overhaul of a CMS was only the beginning of NSW Trade & Investment's digital transformation, as the agency began a journey to better service the needs of citizens and businesses across the state.

Much more to do for Australia's government transformation

05 November, 2015 by David Braue

Australia has many digital transformation initiatives, but the challenge is to get them all moving in the same speed and direction, industry experts say.

Register now for GovInnovate Summit 2015

04 November, 2015

Government agencies are being mandated to transition to greater digital engagement and GovInnovate Summit 2015 is the must-attend event to help them achieve that goal.

NSW SICorp deploys PaaS from Capgemini

02 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Capgemini has completed an implementation of Guidewire InsuranceSuite over Amazon Web Services for NSW Government agency SICorp, the state's home warranty protection provider.

SAP launches digital govt institute in Canberra

28 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

SAP has teamed up with five foundation partners including the NDIA to establish an institute focused on researching ways to transform the business of government through digital technologies.

Aussie public agencies doubtful of digital readiness

28 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Just 27% of Australian public sector respondents to a Deloitte survey are confident in their readiness to respond to digital trends.

Police lobby for national data consolidation

27 October, 2015 by David Braue

A lack of government investment in data consolidation, analytics and public safety radio spectrum is hindering the modernisation of policing in Australia, says the Police Federation.

Digital transformation: lessons from private enterprise

26 October, 2015 by Jonathan Nally

As the federal government's digital transformation effort builds steam, we sought the insights of IT industry experts to see what the public sector can learn from similar projects in the private sector.

US plans changes to information management policy

23 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US Office of Management and Budget is calling for consultation on the first proposed changes to federal information management policy in 15 years, to reflect new technologies and threats.

2016 census to be conducted mostly online

23 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ABS has announced that it expects around 65% of Australian households to complete the 2016 census online.

Digital-government scope expanding

22 October, 2015 by David Braue

Experimental designs, best-practice models and looming as-a-service tools are emerging on the landscape as the Digital Transformation Office advances efforts to digitise government bodies.

No simple solutions — digital transformation's long journey

22 October, 2015 by John Kost, Group VP, Gartner

IT infrastructure is not usually the limiting factor in digital government transformation — it is the governance models and the leadership that must enable it.

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