Australian Taxation Office’s approach to managing its AU$ 1 billion (US$ 908 million) annual procurement programme under review. Risk differentiation framework tailors contracts according to size and scope of project. Marks move away from one-size-fits all purchases, says Chief Financial Officer, Mr Frances Cawthra, a keynote speaker at next week’s GovCFO Forum Australia (Canberra).
State Services Minister Jonathan Coleman and Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain announced the creation of a Government Chief Privacy Officer (GCPO) role as additional support to the Government Chief Information Officer (GCIO) in leading various initiatives on privacy and security across the government.
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.
Thomas Jakobsen, CEO of Copenhagen Citizen Service, Denmark, writes about how digitisation is helping them deliver flexible and inclusive services to Copenhageners. And takes a sneak peek at what the future of citizen services might look like.
Queensland confirms start date for incoming Government Chief Information Officer, Mr Andrew Mills. He officially joins the administration from 6 January 2014. Brings a body of experience as former GCIO for the state of South Australia.
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.
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.
The Australian Taxation Office targets tax crime through a data-sharing initiative featuring key revenue-collection agencies in the US, UK and regional counterparts. Initiative is supported by Australian Treasurer, Mr Joe Hockey.
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