Tech

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.


NBN, IBM drive Geraldton's tech vision

19 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

The NBN is at the forefront of a joint effort between IBM and the City of Geraldton to identity and exploit broadband opportunities for the regional WA city


Labor won’t stuff NBN pipeline as election poison pill: Conroy

11 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Labor will not push NBN Co to sign extraordinary contracts to increase the NBN's longevity after a possible Coalition election win, Stephen Conroy told GTR.


Five months from election, Coalition launches NBN alternative

10 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Ensuring robust election-year debate over the the national broadband network (NBN), the federal Coalition has launched its alternative FttN policy.


NBN service complexity changing training, outsourcing mix: survey

01 April, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

The spread of the National Broadband Network (NBN) is driving many government organisations to reconsider their training, insourcing and outsourcing mix.


Vic ICT strategy drives telecoms procurement, Web revamp

28 March, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Victoria's ICT strategy is bearing fruit as the state government revamps its telecommunications procurement and overhauls its main Web site after 10 years.


Agencies struggling with open data transition: OAIC

26 March, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Government agencies are struggling with technical and procedural change necessary to bring government open data initiatives to fruition, an OAIC survey says


Teaching MPS pays for NSW schools

18 March, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Managed print services (MPS) are delivering real savings for NSW schools seeking to cut their expenditure on printing and printers.


Managed printing: a license to print money

15 March, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Managed printing services (MPS) are delivering real savings and improving environmental performance as government agencies work to slash print costs.


Councils must not fear giving data to citizens: Palmerston exec

07 March, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Local governments must not be scared to provide even raw data to improve governing and bolster citizen relationships, a Palmerston exec has warned.


Employers focus on retention as ICT skills shortage, election bite

28 February, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

The federal election has provided certainty to an ICT industry but is forcing employers to focus on employee retention as an ICT skills shortage continues.


Building the NBN, one iPhone at a time

15 February, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

NBN Co contractor Downer/Kordia is using an innovative iPhone mobile app to help boost the efficiency of its fibre-optic rollout in Townsville.


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.


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