ICT governance comes under scrutiny at next month’s FutureGov Forum Victoria – with a closer look at how the Victorian government’s AUD 1.5 billion ICT spend will be revitalised. Public sector leaders — from Australia and the US — share new insights about delivering the “biggest bang for the buck.”
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Myanmar, on May 14, has announced an agreement with Sumitomo Corporation and NEC Corporation — in cooperation with NTT Communications Corporation — for the construction of infrastructure in support of the country’s “Emergency communications network improvement plan.”
The UK has mandated that all central government procurement of IT products and services take a ‘Cloud First’ approach, and has strongly encouraged the wider public sector to do the same, in an official statement by Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude.
How can governments promote financial transparency and efficiency, whilst at the same time keeping their electronic payments secure and compliant? A FutureGov gathering of 27 senior finance officials from the Philippines’ public sector attempted to answer that yesterday, with the help of electronic payments specialists from Visa.
The Department of Budget and Management, the Philippines is pushing ahead the digitisation of budget processes to be done by 2014 as part of supporting the public financial management reforms.
FutureGov talks to a spokesperson from Singapore’s Ministry of Finance on the Government Electronic Business portal and how the country has set best practice for public sector procurement system.
The G-Cloud Programme in the UK entered its second phase with the launch of G-Cloud ii, its second procurement framework, in October. The G-Cloud programme was created by the government to introduce cloud-based ICT services into the public sector.
The state government of South Australia unveils plans to make its capital city, Adelaide, the first destination in Australia offering free outdoor wi-fi across the city centre.
The Federal Department of Health and Ageing moves to better connect Australia’s aged care system with health and hospital systems – while delivering integrated healthcare for senior citizens.
The Western Australian Department of Child Protection is modernising its core IT systems under a US$10 million upgrade that streamlines case management for child protection workers.
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is galvanising expertise from National ICT Australia (NICTA) to develop critical software for a US$18 million cyber-security project.
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