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Open Source enables government business continuity

Is your software like the finest wine that gets better over time? Or does it have a ticking shelf-life like milk?

Government Procurement

Decouple investment layers for more efficient government data centres

FutureGov spoke to Kris Kumar, Senior Vice President and Regional ...

Information Security

How should governments tackle today’s information security risks?

Governments must protect themselves by managing information security at the ...

27 March 2014 | Interview

Automation and virtualisation help Australian Treasury CIO do more with less

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.

11 March 2014 | Interview

How US City became an Open Source City

Raleigh, the capital city of the state of North Carolina in US, has taken bold steps towards becoming the world’s first open source city. Gail Roper, the city’s Chief Information and Community Relations Officer, shares some helpful tips for local governments looking to follow in Raleigh’s footsteps.

27 February 2014 | Interview

Red Hat answers Governments’ Open Source Questions

A recent FutureGov survey explored what the region’s top decision makers feel about open source. As queries about trends and various misconceptions came up, we asked Red Hat’s Harish Pillay, the Global Head for Community Architecture and Leadership, and Damien Wong, General Manager for ASEAN, to share their perspectives on what open source is and isn’t.

24 February 2014 | Interview

Successful Social Media Use at Singapore Police

In the first part of the interview, Fong Weng Kiong, Assistant Director (Policy & Development), Public Affairs Department of Singapore Police Force shared the agency’s achievements around its use of social media and the benefits. Here, Fong reveals the challenges of navigating the new social media environment and how the Public Affairs team has adapted new styles and strategies for success.

11 February 2014 | Interview

Exclusive: Singapore Police social media use

In an exclusive interview with FutureGov, Fong Weng Kiong, Assistant Director (Policy & Development), Public Affairs Department of Singapore Police Force reveals how the agency is responding to the fast-changing new media environment, their successes and challenges.

6 February 2014 | Interview

New Zealand city CIO shares ICT transformation agenda

CIO of Wellington City Council, Channa Jayasinha, reveals to FutureGov the drivers, strategies and technologies behind the Council’s ongoing ICT and business transformation programme.

4 February 2014 | Interview

Hong Kong improves urban planning with GIS-based site search tool

For bustling global cities like Hong Kong, town planners are faced with unique challenges brought about by its limited land area. Deciding where to put up the next prime commercial area or the new public housing requires impeccable urban planning and design in order to build liveable communities and facilitate economic prosperity.

21 January 2014 | Interview

Software-defined networking to meet changing public demands

The Japanese government is running a trial to develop flexible public networks with software-defined networking. Shinya Kukita, Chief Engineer at NEC’s Global Business Unit, shares how this latest technology can allow governments to optimise their networks in response to dynamic public demands.

21 January 2014 | Interview

Telehealth to relieve healthcare pressures worldwide

Ageing population and the rise of chronic diseases are two of the biggest pressures facing healthcare administrators today. Polycom’s Global Director for Healthcare Ron Emerson speaks to FutureGov about how telehealth can help.

20 January 2014 | Interview

Understanding and extracting value from govt data

CommVault’s Area Vice President for Australia and New Zealand, Bryan Stibbard, shares how public sector agencies can better manage and extract more business value from their data.

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