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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.
09 Jan 19
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.
01 Jan 19
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.
07 Nov 18
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.
04 Oct 18
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.
10 Sep 18
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.
30 Aug 18
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.
29 Aug 18
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."
20 Aug 18
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.
09 Jul 18
Australian Government signs massive $1 billion agreement with IBM
The arrangement is effective immediately and will be in place until June 2023.
05 Jul 18
Diligent launches AU data centre for clients wanting data onshore
The governance technology specialist says it will be equipped to better serve its government and clients with the new Canberra data centre.
22 Jun 18
NSW Government signs agreement with Microsoft to globalise data
"Our partnership with Microsoft will allow the NSW DAC to go a step further."
12 Jun 18
Survey finds sharp decline in Auckland business confidence
1 year ago Auckland businesses were feeling relatively optimistic about the economy, but fast-forward to the present and that has drastically changed.
08 Jun 18
Govt escalates rural broadband completion a year ahead of schedule
Communications minister Clare Curran says she wants "people to know they don’t have to wait until the end of 2022."
31 May 18
Potential Holiday Act revamp will ‘remove key business pain point’
MYOB says “businesses have been tearing their hair out trying to comply with the Holidays Act' and so any changes will be appreciated.
30 May 18
Govt cloud service provider Vault opts with Mellanox and Cumulus
Vault Systems has chosen to work with Mellanox and Cumulus Networks in providing a cloud service fit for a government.
29 May 18
THAT’S A WRAP: the highlights from the 2018 CeBIT Australia exhibition
Here's what went down at APACs largest B2B technology exhibition and conference.
21 May 18
Ministry of Social Development: Is it right to use data just because there's access to it?
“Data and analytics has a valuable role to play in designing and delivering services that work for people."
10 May 18
Government closes GST loophole for offshore companies
“Small businesses such as bookshops have convincingly argued they are penalised by a system which is badly out of date.”
02 May 18
Damning report finds despite WannaCry attack, NHS still not patching
A government report has emerged that reveals despite the 'major' ransomware attack a year ago, the UK's NHS STILL has not learned its lesson.
23 Apr 18
Singapore & UK Governments commit to building cybersecurity capacity for Commonwealth
Singapore and the United Kingdom have taken their commitment to cybersecurity cooperation and teamwork to a new level this week.
18 Apr 18
YOU’RE INVITED: CeBIT 2018 - Sydney
As the largest and longest-running B2B conference in the APAC region, CeBIT is certainly not an event to be missed.
16 Apr 18
UKCloud invests in UK’s first high assurance cloud platform
UKCloud has announced significant progress in designing and building the first high assurance cloud platform for the UK's government systems.
05 Apr 18
Unisys says 49% of Australian citizens prefer online channels for government engagement
The study also found high support for a single mobile app to access multiple government services.
28 Mar 18