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How to market IT to a sceptical audience

11 December, 2017 by Kevin Noonan, Chief Analyst, and Practice Leader for Public Sector, Ovum

Driving change in IT requires taking people along on the journey… but that's often easier said than done, argues Ovum's Kevin Noonan.


Qld councils making strides towards digitisation

11 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland local councils are utilising big data and emerging digital technologies to improve productivity, but are still facing hurdles in the shift towards the digital economy.


Consumer-centred digital health on the horizon

07 December, 2017

The Australian Digital Health Agency and Consumers Health Forum of Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding to ensure that digital health solutions are consumer centred.


Service NSW bolsters digital capabilities

05 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Shared government portal now provides access to 1000+ transactions from 40 agencies, with more than half of all transactions now conducted digitally.


Nominations now open for 2018 digital excellence awards

04 December, 2017

Digital excellence within the government will be recognised at the National Archives of Australia 2018 Awards for Digital Excellence, with nominations now open.


Australia's smart communities future

04 December, 2017 by Laurie Patton, CEO, ASCA*

Australian communities will become better and smarter by harnessing people and technology, says ASCA's Laurie Patton.


Budgets hindering digitisation for local govts

27 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New research from the UTS and Civica found that a lack of budget is the top factor inhibiting digital transformation for local government departments.


Delos Delta joins Smart Cities Council

24 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Canberra-based management consulting company and smart city expert Delos Delta has joined the Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ).


War Memorial to develop AR war stories

24 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian War Memorial will work with Leidos Australia to develop a series of augmented reality 360-degree video experiences based on large vehicles and components in the national collection.


My Health Record passes 5.3m registered users

17 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The My Health Record system now has more than 5.3m registered users and is on track to go nationwide once it transitions from an opt-in to an opt-out method next year.


Global trademark database developed by IP Australia

16 November, 2017

An internationally linked trademark database called TMlink is currently being developed by IP Australia, Swinburne University of Technology and the University of Melbourne.


Govt seeking views on digital identity framework

16 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has released a 14-document draft Trusted Digital Identity Framework for public consultation.


NZ to establish government CTO

14 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's new government has outlined its digital priorities, including establishing a government CTO and closing the nation's digital divide by 2020.


New Vic fines system faces further delay

07 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian Government has introduced an amendment that would delay the implementation of the state's new VIEW fines management system until the end of May next year.


DTA taps Vault Systems to host Govpass

07 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ASD-certified cloud service provider Vault Systems has secured the deal to host the Govpass unified digital identity platform under development at the Digital Transformation Agency.


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