Tech

Councils air NBN concerns to Senate committee

07 February, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

A number of local governments have lodged Senate submissions advocating the continuation of a fibre-to-the-premise (FTTP) NBN rollout in their areas.


In shadow of NSA, Obama calls for innovation and action

31 January, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

US president Barack Obama's State of the Union speech touched on the NSA's mass surveillance programs and called for IT innovation and government support.


Victorian Government wants feedback on state ICT Strategy

29 January, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

The Victorian State government is accepting submissions on its ambitious ICT Strategy until February 10.


Defence re-signs Unisys for nationwide IT support services

10 January, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

Australia's Department of Defence has extended its services contract with Unisys in a two-year, $52m deal that will involve supporting over 100,000 devices.


Boston accent: Massachusetts state CIO John Letchford

21 November, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

GTR speaks with Massachusetts state CIO John Letchford about adopting cloud and other progressive IT in a severely resource-constrained environment.


NT government taps mainframe upgrade for core systems

04 November, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Longtime mainframe user the Northern Territory government has committed to a contemporary IBM mainframe as the basis for its core database systems.


Chief digital officers join CIOs in 20% of government agencies next year: Gartner

31 October, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

New chief digital officers will commonly join CIOs in the executive ranks at government agencies by 2014, Gartner research has forecasted.


Noosa implementing hosted unified communications for 2014 separation

30 October, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Queensland's Noosa Shire Council is implementing the Nexon Absolute hosted unified communications (UC) solution in the leadup to its 2014 separation.


Emergency services: On the move

26 October, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Emergency services organisations are moving to embrace mobile information technologies that empower staff with critical and contextual information.


Redland City Council overhauls ECM for data-driven service

23 October, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Queensland's Redland City Council to implement Objective enterprise content management (ECM) system to consolidate data silos, tap into unstructured data.


NEC training builds IT career path for young, indigenous NT residents

22 October, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

A NEC Australia training program will target talented indigenous students as part of its mission to train 50 NT apprentices as IT-industry staff by 2018.


Parramatta City Council commits to Windows 8.1 rollout

15 October, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff


Gosford leads VMware group-buying effort for 43 NSW councils

27 September, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

NSW's Gosford City Council has steered a group of 43 NSW councils to a landmark VMware and VDI group-buying deal that's expected to save $3 million.


Health agencies balance IT mandate with local innovation

23 August, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

The introduction of the PCEHR is driving healthcare providers to figure out how electronic health records can be integrated into their everyday practice.


The ATO wants to be your social media friend

21 August, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is ramping up its social media initiatives to engage citizens in completely new ways.


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