Global Cloud Computing Score Card Released – Business Software Alliance (BSA)

7th March 2012. In small and large enterprises as well as government offices around the world, one thing has become perfectly clear: Cloud computing marks the next contribution that software and computing technologies will make toward greater productivity and expanded economic growth. Click here to read/download the report. Australia scores second highest, at 79.2, after […]

Smart Digital Connected – Business Participation in the Digital Economy Neilsen Alcatel Lucent Report

20th Feb 2012. Smart.Digital.Connected provides a benchmark for how Australian organisations are engaging in the future digital economy, harnessing emerging communications tools. On behalf of Alcatel-Lucent, Australia, Nielsen surveyed 275 medium (20-200 staff) to large organisations (200 staff and greater) from a wide range of industry sectors. The report highlights the broad influence of digital […]

Fixing Flaws in Government IT – UK Report

10th March 2011. Government IT offers many challenges but, it seems, few solutions that satisfy everyone.This UK report analyses the problems of “failed project delivery” and recommends solutions, focussing on “agile” concepts. Click here to download/view the report There is a well-documented history of too many high-profile and costly failures. This is rarely the fault […]

AGIMO Releases Australian Federal Government Cloud Computing Strategy Consultation Paper

7th Jan 2011. AGIMO has released a Cloud Computing Strategy Consultation paper on behalf of the Australian Federal Government. Comments should be emailed to aga@finance.gov.au. In its wide-reaching draft strategy paper, the Department of Finance and Regulation advised that it will allow agencies to “choose cloud based services if they demonstrate value for money and […]

Guide to Limiting Supplier Liability in ICT Contracts with Australian Government Agencies

The Second Edition of the Guide to Limiting Supplier Liability in ICT Contracts with Australian Government Agencies provides ICT procurement officers with detailed guidance on the application of the ICT Liability Policy contained in Finance Circular 2006/03 and offers tools to help agencies determine appropriate levels of supplier liability based on assessments of risk. Click […]

Empowering Change: Fostering Innovation in the Australian Public Service

This report (by the Australian Public Service Management Advisory Committee)  looks at the ‘state of play’ for innovation in Australia and identifies barriers that public servants face when innovating. It looks at sources of innovation and those who can help design, implement and deliver it. It outlines what agencies, team, and individuals can do to foster […]