The White House has announced the appointment of a new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Deputy CTO to advise on big technological trends and privacy issues.
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore has appointed a new ...
FutureGov discusses open source and agile with the federal government’s ICT chief
After more than seven years of service at the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, James Kang left his role of Assistant Chief Executive (Government Chief Information Office) last month to return to the private sector. FutureGov caught up with Kang to talk about the highlights of his tenure, the biggest challenges he faced and the things he would have done differently if he had a chance.
Government support for Open Source technologies and the rapid development of Southeast Asia’s largest economy encourages Red Hat to set up office in Jakarta.
Queensland’s Minister for Information Technology, Ian Walker, announces a revitalised cloud-first strategy. Reinforces support for virtualised services to manage the cost of running ICT infrastructure.
The role of the Australian Government Chief Information Officer will be dissolved, as responsibilities are taken over by Rosemary Deininger, First Assistant Secretary of the newly created Efficiency, Assurance and Digital Government Cluster in the Department of Finance.
Australian Government’s new “Report of the National Commission of Audit” reinforces support for ICT modernisation. This canvasses continued support for cloud computing, big data, and digital services. Foreshadows outsourcing services, and closer scrutiny of big-ticket spending programmes.
Higher citizen expectations, smaller budgets and the accelerated pace of innovation today provide a great opportunity for governments to fundamentally change the way they think about IT, shared Michael DeAngelo, Deputy Chief Information Officer of State of Washington, United States, at the 11th annual FutureGov Forum Singapore.
The Australian Treasury had 15 per cent of its budget cut in the last two years. But its CIO, Peter Alexander, continues to meet rising demands with fewer resources, delivering real business benefits to the agency.
The industry’s flagship 3rd Annual FutureGov Forum Western Australia spotlights public sector accountability. As the first in FutureGov’s 2014 series for Australia and New Zealand, forum explores ICT accountability, governance, cyber-security, and risk management reforms. Speakers represent ANZ, European and North American governments.
Singapore Health Ministry’s IT arm, Integrated Health Information Systems, leverages desktop virtualisation to improve mobility, productivity and collaboration among staff in public healthcare institutions, announcing an agreement with Citrix today.
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 ...