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WA urged to develop WoG data linkage policy

13 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

An expert panel has advised the government to implement reforms to its data linkage processes in the short term, and work towards a whole-of-government approach in the long term.


Standards for Govpass digital ID under construction

09 October, 2017

A framework of standards is being implemented to develop a nationally consistent approach to online identity in Australia.


Facebook not the place for disaster alerts: Bundy council

09 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Following record rainfall and flooding, Bundaberg's council has urged residents to use official sources rather than social media to obtain information and disaster alerts.


People-first approach to innovation

05 October, 2017 by Anna Lee-Renwick, Director, hatchd

User-centred design is vital to inspiring innovation within government projects, says hatchd's Anna Lee-Renwick.


E-health needs to be about people, not tech

02 October, 2017 by Kathleen O’Brien*

Funding alone will not usher in the next wave of digital innovation in health care, argues SAP Hybris’s Kathleen O’Brien.


Central Coast black spots to be covered

28 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal and NSW Governments are jointly funding a $16m project to improve mobile coverage for commuters on the Central Coast rail line between Wyong and Hornsby.


ICT approaches for productivity gain

25 September, 2017 by Peter Hawkins*

Improving front-office digitisation, interagency communications and user-centric software architecture are key to boosting public sector productivity.


Tackling the digital transformation 'hype' to drive results

22 September, 2017 by Andrew Martin, VP APJ Zerto

'Digital transformation' has become a major buzzword in recent years with organisations around the globe continuing to invest heavily in major transformation initiatives focused on integrating digital technologies such as social, mobile, analytics and cloud.


ASIC launches data strategy

20 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ASIC's new data strategy outlines completed and planned initiatives to improve the way the regulator captures, shares and uses data, including through the establishment of a chief data office.


LGAQ developing analytics tool for councils

18 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Local Government Association of Queensland has previewed LG Sherlock, a planned data analytics platform designed to help local councils enhance their services and operations.


DTA to manage data.gov.au and NationalMap

15 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency will take over the management of the data.gov.au and NationalMap data platforms from PM&C.


NT developing Digital Territory Strategy

12 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NT Government is currently developing a five-year digital strategy with goals including bridging the digital divide, improving ICT skills and restoring trust in government.


Vic grants Civica $200m managed services deal

08 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian government has awarded Civica a five-year, $200 million contract to provide managed services for the administration of the state's new centralised fines system.


NZ patient portal uptake booms

07 September, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

The number of New Zealanders signing up for a patient portal at their general practice has more than doubled over the last year.


Qld digital strategy saves time and money

06 September, 2017

A new digital strategy has been launched by the Queensland Government, designed to save people time and money.


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