My Health Record usage surges in FY20

30 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Hospitals grappling with the effects of the summer's natural disasters followed by the COVID-19 pandemic increased usage of the My Health Record system by 300%.

Global citizen data systems at pivotal point

29 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Geopolitical and economic pull factors could shape the future of global citizen data systems in wildly divergent ways by 2030, a new report predicts.

Privacy impact assessments: when do agencies need to do one?

28 October, 2020 by Sarah Ghali

A privacy impact assessment demonstrates a commitment to accountable and transparent privacy practices and builds public trust and confidence.

UK govt urged to further embrace digital

28 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report urges the UK government to ramp up its digital transformation efforts and take steps to more formally involve the public in policymaking.

WA creates online induction for public sector

27 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Western Australian public servants will now complete their general induction into the state's public sector online.

Digital ID apps to exceed 6.2 billion by 2025

27 October, 2020

A study has predicted that the number of digital identity apps in use will exceed 6.2 billion by 2025, from just over one billion in 2020.

Call for feedback on Open Government national action plan

26 October, 2020

The final round of consultation for Australia's third Open Government Partnership national action plan is now underway.

Beta trial to help shape the future of myGov

23 October, 2020

The DTA is looking for participants for its myGov Beta trial, to help people more easily find and access government payments and services.

DTA releases program for Digital Summit 2020

21 October, 2020

The program for the fully virtual Digital Summit includes panels, showcases and workshops from a variety of homegrown and international speakers and exhibitors.

One in four agencies lack a digital transformation strategy

21 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New research into the maturity of federal government agencies' digital transformation strategies found that one in four agencies have yet to start the journey.

NZ ranks 12th in OECD on digital govt maturity

20 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand has been ranked 12th among 29 nations on the OECD's inaugural Digital Government Index.

Digital Transformation Award winners for A/NZ announced

19 October, 2020

The recipients of the IDC 2020 Digital Transformation Awards have been revealed, with winners including NSW Police and Auckland Council.

COVID exposes security weaknesses among US states

19 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new survey has found that the COVID-19 crisis has left more than half of government employees working from home in 35 US states.

Celebrate Digital Twin Week with Smart Cities Council

14 October, 2020

Digital Twin Week is taking place from 19 to 23 October, with the Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand showcasing everything about digital twins.

DTA to get new SIAM category

12 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

DTA plans to introduce a new category to the Digital Marketplace procurement portal covering the delivery of Service Integration and Management capabilities.

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