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NSW launches digital transformation strategy

23 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The new Designing our Digital Future strategy aims to transform the way technology is used within the NSW government and improve the delivery of digital services for citizens.


More Innovation Fund grants available

22 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The second round of the $4 million Fit for the Future Innovation Fund is now open, aimed at boosting digital transformation initiatives at small regional and rural councils.


Govt to invest extra $4bn in Data for Health

22 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government will increase the size of its financial participation in Bloomberg Philanthropies' Data for Health initiative, which aims to improve data record keeping in emerging markets.


OCX is the missing metric for government agencies

15 May, 2017 by Alok Kulkarni, CEO, Cyara

Measurement of operational customer experience can assist in recovery from online failures.


Australia needs comprehensive data sharing reform

09 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Productivity Commission's final report into open government data calls for a new framework for data sharing that would involve comprehensive policy and process reforms.


Australia ranks equal 1st for open gov data

08 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Open Knowledge Institute's latest ranking of 94 countries by their open data progress has Australia sharing first place with Taiwan.


Data to be a central plank of govt: Taylor

05 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation Angus Taylor says work is underway on a strategy to make data a central plank of how government works.


NT's $45m police database overhaul

03 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Northern Territory's latest budget includes $45m to replace the ageing police records database, as well as $5m towards establishing an Office of Digital Government.


New Australian information standard launched

02 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The National Archives has laid out a new government standard for business information management and reiterated its call for all agencies to create a chief information governance officer role.


First invoice using Australian e-invoicing standard sent

02 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science has completed its first test end-to-end digital transaction using the new Australian standard for e-invoices.


NT to spend $259m on integrated health system

01 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NT Government will spend millions more on the largest ICT reform it has ever undertaken, with a provider expected to be chosen this month.


Queensland crime stats data slammed

28 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

An unacceptable amount of Queensland crime data is "incomplete, inaccurate and wrongly classified", says an Audit Office report.


Qld payroll project on track for end-2018 completion

24 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Queensland government has rejected reports claiming that a project to overhaul the payroll system for four government agencies is significantly behind schedule, stating that the program is back on track for completion by the end of next year.


SmartStart awarded for innovation

20 April, 2017

The SmartStart program, run by the Department of Internal Affairs, has been awarded for its excellence in innovation and communication.


3 in 4 agencies now managing records digitally

18 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Three-quarters of all Australian government agencies now manage their records digitally, according to a National Archives report on the Digital Continuity 2020 Policy.


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