"This is big news globally – a world first," says Johnson.
Stories by Marie Johnson
A politically-designed or influenced centralised database with widespread access is problematic.
2018 is a monumental year regarding human rights; it’s the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a remarkable document to be read in conjunction with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This year also marks the Convention’s 10th anniversary.
Why do governments and other organisations persist with the outdated notion of websites and portals when the very foundations of the web and computing are changing?
We are not facing cataclysmic failures of our public services, says Marie Johnson.
The second instalment of the ‘ripping point’ series looks at why governments and organisations persist with the outdated notion of websites and portals when the very foundations of the web are changing.
And why “customer-centric” is a silly strategy
CeBIT was held in Sydney this week and for the first time – in the midst of the celebration of technology innovation – there was a specific session focused on what only can be described as an economic emergency – skills.
Kudos to the government for its open data movement. Government inhales massive amounts of data from every sector of the economy, and the dynamics of this data ingestion are about to significantly expand with the data retention legislation.
Much is being written about the rapidly evolving role of the chief digital officer (CDO). Forums and groups on LinkedIn provide phenomenal insight into the role and the digital disruption across industries and economies.
There are many worrying aspects of the current political debate in Australia on proposals relating to the retention of metadata.
The Australian government’s decision to abolish the CIO role indicates a profound misunderstanding of the impact that the public sector’s use of technology has on the broader economy.