The Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies appointed by President Obama has released 46 recommendations designed to protect national security and advance foreign policy while maintaining privacy and civil rights, according to a White House release.
Chief Information Officer of the Australian Treasury, Peter Alexander, shares with FutureGov his perspective on innovation in public sector and the future steps for Chief Information Officers in the sector.
Australian Minister for Communications, Malcolm Turnbull, emphasised the need for change in attitude towards digital engagement in order to derive its full benefits for public sector. The Minister addressed more than 300 government leaders and technology experts at the FutureGov Summit Australia in Canberra.
India’s National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy aims to promote common standards in public sharing of data and information generated using public funds. The Planning Commission reported that its datasets have risen from eight in February to around 700 now.
Australian government sets stage for wide-ranging ICT reforms, laying the foundations for revised policies in the New Year. A new advisory board, expected to be finalised, underscores agency-by-agency audits of spending, procurement, and service delivery programmes.
Australian Treasurer, Mr Joe Hockey, delivers sobering news on government finance. Confirms agency-by-agency review of programmes, under moves requiring the Commonwealth to live within it means.
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore has published a set of standards and protocols which will help reduce the time and costs involved in developing and deploying location-based services.
Public sector ICT and finance heads converge next month at the flagship 4th Annual FutureGov Summit Australia and co-located 3rd Regional GovCFO Forum being held 2-3 December in Canberra. Post-election focus on improved service delivery, financial management, and technology innovation.
Australian government renews focus on governance, performance and accountability. New law, to become operational 1st July 2014, impacts budgeting and policy decisions across core departments and agencies.
Australia’s independent advisory body, the Australian Productivity Commission warns that government’s vast repository of public data is not being used to full advantage. With spending topping AU$ 398 billion, there is a disconnect between an inter-agency sharing of data, policy formulation and allocation of budgets.
Hong Kong is ranked second in Asia Pacific for its e-government programmes - and their award-winning agencies will be sharing their experience on 12 November at the 5th annual FutureGov Forum Hong Kong.
In a visit to Ngee Ann Secondary School yesterday (22 July), FutureGov found students deeply ...
The Infocomm Development Authority and Ministry of Education of Singapore have initiated plans to introduce ...
Ngee Ann Secondary School’s students are on a bid to “change the world” with ...