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.

NZ wants ICT to be second-highest GDP earner

21 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NZ Government is hiring a CTO and setting up an advisory group to help meet its digital goals, which include making ICT the second-highest GDP contributor.

Australia to be top three digital govt by 2025

20 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Angus Taylor says Australia can become one of the world's top three digital governments by 2025, but it must learn from best practice overseas.

Tapping into citizens' needs via social media

18 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

A research project will tap into social media to understand citizens' needs in Sydney and Brisbane as city planners work towards the smart city revolution.

Smart Cities Week heads to Australia

15 June, 2018

Australia's first Smart Cities Week conference will be held in Sydney in October 2018.

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