Tech

Office admin draining Australians’ productivity: Canon

15 February, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

A growing volume of office administrative tasks is hitting worker productivity and opening the way for better technological solutions, a recent survey found


Open data, industry collaboration drive new Victorian ICT strategy

13 February, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Victoria's state government has set aggressive targets as it debuts an ambitious ICT strategy overhauling agencies' procurement, open data, mobile and more.


Tasmania police sign on for NBN upgrade

30 January, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Tasmania's Department of Police & Emergency Management (DPEM) has signed a three-year deal with iiNet to connect its police stations to the NBN.


Silver Spring illuminates local governments about the IPv6 street light

29 January, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Silver Spring Networks has joined a French developer to trial a citywide IPv6 network for controlling streetlights, parking meters, and other equipment.


Surge in ICT demand belies govt jobs pessimism

18 January, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

A surge in demand for ICT professionals has been a bright spot in jobs forecasts for 2013 despite overall pessimism in government-sector hiring.


AGIMO restructured as new government CIO, CTO appointed

18 December, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

The Australian government's peak ICT strategy organisation, AGIMO, will undergo a major reorganisation to refocus itself around whole-of-government policy.


Are AIP plans ready to go public?

13 December, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Australian Industry Participation (AIP) plans


Victorian ombudsman fires an ICT distress flare

13 December, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Governments need good ICT more than ever to boost productivity – but reports into project management performance suggest they're letting themselves down.


Rich-Phillips charts Victorian ICT strategy revamp

30 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Victoria's IT minister has outlined his plans to bring Victoria's ICT strategy under control and refocus a public sector rocked by the CeniTex scandal.


Emergency response gets SES on board

27 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Geelong's State Emergency Service is using Panasonic interactive whiteboards to improve collaboration and information sharing during meetings.


PM sets 12% telework target for government agencies

12 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

PM Julia Gillard has tasked government agencies with getting employees to be using telework to 12% by 2020, emphasising inclusiveness and work access.


Ballarat training investment expands as IBM partnership pays off

02 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

A successful public-private training venture of IBM, the City of Ballarat and University of Ballarat has drawn new investment from a city now counting on IT


Govt gets local touch as integrators fill out office networks

26 October, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Integrators Data#3 and Red Rock Consulting have opened new offices as they expand to new geographies in pursuit of government and other consulting business.


Mid-year update spares thin government ICT budgets

23 October, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Government ICT budgets have been largely spared as the Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) report flags $16.4b in non-IT spending reductions.


Government leads Australia on ICT sustainability but lags globally

12 October, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Australia's government leads other industry sectors in its ICT sustainability efforts – but is still far behind its global counterparts, Fujitsu has found.


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