Tech

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.


IBM banned from Queensland government contracts in Queensland Health payroll fallout

09 August, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Queensland has banned IBM from government contracts until IBM has fixed governance issues the government says derailed a Queensland Health payroll rollout


Qld Health payroll report slams worst-ever IT project

08 August, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

The inquiry into Queensland Health's failed payroll implementation has handed down its report in a scathing indictment of government project management.


TechnologyOne claims 21 Oracle scalps with WA financial-systems win

01 August, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

TechnologyOne's government-management platform will run 21 Western Australian government agencies by December to replace WA's failed shared-services effort


Coalition would combine IT, 80 other procurement panels: report

09 July, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

An elected Coalition government would combine over 80 IT and general procurement panels into a single body to slash overheads and improve accessibility.


AGIMO, CeBIT awards recognise government ICT innovation

30 May, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Announcement of the winners of AGIMO's annual ICT awards have recognised government innovation across a range of categories during 2012.


NEC re-secures Parliamentary Services IT support contract

29 May, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

The Department of Parliamentary Services has extended its IT support services contract with NEC Australia for another three years.


Big projects in IT, other industries fail for same reasons: expert

20 May, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

An industry expert believes big IT projects fail for the same reasons as megaprojects in other industries: expectations are set too high, too early.


Budget boosts local-government NBN initiatives

16 May, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Local governments will get a funding boost for NBN programs as the government's latest budget delivers $5.7m to expand its Digital Local Government program.


Growing response to quick response

10 May, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff


Government must meet high-cost ‘new normal’ by fostering ICT innovation

08 May, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

The Australian government must foster ICT innovation and regional collaborative partnerships to meet emerging challenges, AIIA chair Kee Wong has said.


Victoria CFA gets regional digital radio dispatch upgrade

08 May, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Around 500 CFA brigades will get better emergency services communications after Telstra and Motorola Solutions were signed for a digital radio upgrade.


Fast-tracked open data projects boost Transport for NSW app cred

02 May, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Transport for NSW's moves towards open data have reversed historical antipathy to mobile app developers and presaged for better public use of real time data


Emergency services: Answering the call

23 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

This GTR roundtable brings together three experts in emergency services technology to discuss innovation in this crucial area of government services.


Learning the downside of free education devices

22 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Improving bandwidth is important to boosting education outcomes – but it can have unintended consequences, as the Catholic Education Office discovered.


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