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Central Highlands council adopts Surface Hubs

24 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland's Central Highlands Regional Council is using eight Microsoft Surface Hub videoconferencing systems to allow its far-flung offices to hold more effective virtual meetings.

Welfare system enhanced by Accenture

23 March, 2017

Accenture has been selected by the federal government to improve the way welfare payments are delivered to millions of people each year.

ASCA establishes three smart city work groups

22 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Smart Communities Association's new work groups focus on smart city standards, as well as funding and procurement models and city-industry collaboration.

Over 20,000 NSW digital licences since Nov

20 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Some 14,000 hospitality workers and thousands of recreational fishers have been allocated digital licences since the launch of the licences in November.

DTA to launch Govpass verification service

20 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency's planned Govpass service will act as a single authenticator for multiple government online services.

Empired chosen for WA's GovNext-ICT

08 March, 2017

Empired wins $15m exclusive role within the NEC consortium supplying services for the Western Australian Government's GovNext-ICT project.

ACT launches interactive mowing map

07 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACT Government has launched a new interactive map to give the public a chance to keep track of mowing activity across Canberra and keep them informed about any delays to the schedule.

350 sellers apply to join expanded Digital Marketplace

02 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Just one week since the Digital Transformation Agency launched the expanded version of the Digital Marketplace digital services procurement portal, 350 new sellers have already applied to join.

US Dept of State saves US$50m in IT

28 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US Department of State has cut over US$50m from its IT costs since adopting the principles of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act.

Security experts can list on Digital Marketplace

24 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The DTA has expanded the Digital Marketplace to allow a wider range of sellers to peddle their digital expertise to government buyers, in new categories including cybersecurity and data science.

SA Health defaults to digital with Objective

23 February, 2017

SA Health will continue to use Objective Corporation to digitally transform its service delivery across the Department for Health and Ageing.

Queensland Health tenders for major ERP revamp

23 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland Health is on the hunt for a provider for a major project worth up to $105 million involving replacing the department's legacy SAP ERP system with a solution based on SAP HANA.

Better data, better diagnoses, less fraud

22 February, 2017 by Adrian Smolski, Solutions Architect ANZ, MapR Technologies

Australia's health sector is sitting on a data goldmine, the full exploitation of which could lead to better health outcomes and reduced costs.

DTA urges agencies to release code by default

21 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Government code should be made available to others unless there's a compelling reason not to, according to DTA Technical Architect Alastair Parker.

ICT review undertaken by government

20 February, 2017

All major government technology projects will be reviewed by the federal government, providing better transparency of its annual ICT spending.

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