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Cyber security firm Macquarie Government has appointed experienced technologist Bart Thomas as general manager, government cloud, as the company looks to further grow its built-for-government cloud business.

Published in People Moves
Thursday, 21 September 2017 21:04

SMBs share in $8.75 million in government grants

Government grants totalling $8.75 million will be shared by nine small- to medium-sized businesses to help them develop and test their innovative solutions to public sector challenges.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 22:37

Governments lag in spending on digital: survey

Organisations in the private and public sectors spend a greater proportion of their IT budgets on digital initiatives than governments, according to a global survey.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 17:01

The Promise of Digital Government in Australia

The Hon Angus Taylor MP, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation is set to deliver a poignant keynote address at the upcoming Chief Data Analytics Officer Forum on 2-3 may 2017 in Canberra. Australia.

Project management firm PM-Partners has appointed public and private sector industry veteran and former Telstra senior executive, Ken Sheargold, as chief executive officer.

Published in People Moves
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 22:30

Ex-White House tech leader Cochran joins Acquia

US-based global provider of cloud-based, digital experience management solutions, Acquia, has appointed former White House and US State Department technology leader, Tom Cochran, as vice-president and chief digital strategist for the public sector.

Published in People Moves

Cybercrime is the second most-reported economic crime in Australia and costs the economy an estimated $17 billion annually, but despite this there are widespread “frailities” in the governance of cyber security among executives in both the public sector and private enterprise, according to a newly published report.

Published in Security

The federal government and industry have been urged to work together to share information on cyber security threats and attacks to counter the increasing sophistication of cyber adversaries.

Published in Security

Federal, state and local governments in Australia will spend $10.8 billion on technology products this year as government chief information officers in Australia and around the world remain under pressure to further optimise IT and business costs while leading digital innovation in the public sector.

Published in Government Tech Policy

CSC subsidiary UXC Oxygen is developing a public sector accelerator – a template of core online functions to work with the SAP Hybris commerce solution.

Published in Deals
Friday, 13 May 2016 17:57

Oracle Cloud at Customer covers Australia

Australia is one of the first markets for Oracle Cloud at Customer, a new service that provides on-premises IaaS.

Published in Cloud

First we have new research that Australians want their customer service enquiries to be delivered by 'humans' and not automated digital channels. Now another study - just released by ICT services company Unisys - reveals that 65% of ‘older Australians prefer to deal with government agencies by phone or in person rather than online.

Published in Strategy

Digital transformation within the Australian public sector is progressing, but there are still too many barriers, with less than 30% of departments in the sector confident in their organisations’ ability to respond to digital trends.

Published in Not For Profit
Thursday, 22 October 2015 10:44

Microsoft strikes major deal with NSW Government

Microsoft’s cloud and mobility services will be made available to more than 130,000 employees in five NSW Government departments in a deal announced today.

Published in Deals
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 22:30

‘Boom’ growth forecast for 3D printer market

The worldwide 3D printer market is booming, with massive growth over the next five years as transformation takes hold and shifts from a niche market to a broad-based, global market of enterprises and consumers.

Published in Print Solutions

A major cyber security innovation summit was held in Canberra today, bringing together ‘an influential group of public sector executives and security leaders from around the world to discuss the leading trends in technology.’

Published in Security
Thursday, 20 August 2015 13:37

‘Transition year’ returns Data#3 to growth


ASX listed cloud computing & ICT solutions provider Data#3 is back on a growth path, with results for the full year 2015 announced today showing revenue is up 4.4% to $870.5 million and net profit up by 41% to $10.6 million.

Published in Listed Tech
Monday, 03 August 2015 16:27

Zeitz crosses from BAE to Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin has appointed Christine Zeitz as vice president & managing director of its technology business in the Australia-Asia region.

Published in People Moves

Listed ICT services company UXC has finalised a raft of new contract deals worth over $100 million as it looks to accelerate further growth over coming years.

Published in Listed Tech

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