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Govt shift to digital could save Australians up to 14 hours every year
If Australia’s government agencies invested in greater digital transformation, Australians could have as much as one day per year in extra time saved.
Experts comment on US Customs data breach
The United States Customs and Border Protection agency has been responsible for the leaking of tens of thousands of images of travellers and license plates.
Telco backhaul services: ComCom says no further intervention required
"We will consider the need for new regulated backhaul services in a review that we are required to undertake some time before 2025."
Cloud-based ID card issuance will reinvent government processes
HID Global meets the most demanding requirements for security, quality, and effective program execution in today’s most complex ID programs.
7 best practices for cloud computing in the public sector
"The ACCA's seven principles for public sector cloud procurement will help address government concerns regarding cloud technologies."
Blockchain: New Zealand needs to get up to speed
"The technology can traverse every business domain and can have far reaching impacts on society as we know it."
Data#3 to exclusively provide MS licences to WA Government
The technology services provider has won two contracts with the Western Australia Government, becoming its sole Microsoft licence provider.
BlackBerry Cylance to receive IRAP certification
Company becomes first endpoint security provider to complete assessment to deliver native AI security to Australian federal agencies.
Microsoft offers Government free digital skills training
Upwards of 60 workshops will be offered, aimed at giving staff a vital grounding in cloud technologies, artificial intelligence and other skills.
Why NZ could become a global blockchain leader
“If these technologies are going to serve society then we need to solve the problem of giving one vote to one human, we need the social layer, not just the technological layer.”
Huawei to Poland: 'We'll build a cybersecurity centre if that's what it takes'
Huawei says it will build a cybersecurity centre in Poland if that’s what it takes to convince the world that it’s a trustworthy organisation.
ICT peak body’s policy focus pre-budget
The AIIA highlights the need to boost Digital Skills, Innovation and Government ICT Procurement in Pre-Budget Submission.
Gartner: Governments to invest in analytics, security in 2019
Gartner has released the results of its 2019 CIO Survey, showing that Governments worldwide are set to scale up their investment in data analytics.
There’s a cost to not innovating and the public sector risks paying full price
There may be reasons for public sector agencies in particular to be somewhat reluctant with IT innovation spend.
Government outlines agenda for Australia’s tech future
The National Government has released a report outlining the strategy for Australia’s digital future - Minister Karen Andrews comments.
NZ’s newest $23m supercomputer facility now open
Research, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Megan Wood comments on the benefits that this technology will bring to the country.
Govt’s HK$50b to boost IT jobs and salaries, but concerns remain
Despite the huge investment, almost all Hong Kong CIOs are concerned about the existing talent pool of IT professionals.
Local MPs the key to injecting government relations into business
Local members of parliament are a good start for communication, and can help to inject government relations into any business.
NZ's pay equity progress is so slow that we won't achieve it until 2044
The year 2044. Sixteen years is a long time to wait for gender pay equity, but it may take that long to achieve it.
Something to say to government? SMBs often last to be heard
Regional business owners may feel like those in central government are worlds away and have no idea how to connect.
Interview: Vault Cloud illuminates secure govt cloud in the machine learning age
“If you want security, sovereignty, and privacy aspects to be combined with the benefits of AI, it’s really about using a government community cloud."
Why digital transformation rests on the shoulders of the C-suite
Only 7% of respondents believe the government is making significant strides in their digital transformation journey.
Why governments should invest in citizen engagement platforms
"The digital revolution has seen businesses around the globe race to overhaul their ICT infrastructure, however, governments are lagging behind."
Uganda data centre raided, operator ‘held hostage’
Concerning news has emerged of a data centre in Uganda that was raided forcefully without warning by government officials.