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  • Glenn Archer joins Gartner

    Former Australian government CIO, Glenn Archer, has joined Gartner as research vice-president for its public sector research group.

    Written by Byron Connolly28 April 14 12:51
  • Coalition puts IT governance in the frame

    The Coalition has proposed a new structure where ultimate authority for “effective whole-of-government ICT decisions” would rest with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

    Written by Byron Connolly02 Sept. 13 14:26
  • AGIMO releases big data strategy

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) claims it will use big data analytics to more accurately predict policy outcomes before they are implemented and improve the targeting of key services for citizens.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett05 Aug. 13 13:25
  • AGIMO updates Australian govt cloud policy

    Australian government CIO Glenn Archer has announced the release of the Australian Government Cloud Computing Policy version 2.0 at the CeBIT trade show in Sydney.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett29 May 13 16:01
  • AGIMO responds to concerns about data centre sourcing arrangements

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has released its response to concerns raised about its data-centre-as-a-service multi-user list (DCaaS MUL) and Data Centre Facilities Panel as part of a refresh of its data centre sourcing arrangements.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett26 April 13 12:52
  • Australian government releases big data issues paper

    The Australian government could tap data from Google, Twitter and Facebook as it seeks to embrace big data, according to an issues paper released Friday evening.

    Written by Adam Bender18 March 13 11:14
  • Fujitsu, Maquarie Telecom onboard AGIMO data panel

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has added a number of Greenfield facilities to its data centre facilities panel, including Fujitsu and Macquarie Telecom.

    Written by Chloe Herrick12 Sept. 11 16:27
  • Verizon and Mac Telecom join telco services panel

    Macquarie Telecom and Verizon Australia are the latest in a slew of telcos to be appointed to the Australian Government Information Management Office’s (AGIMO), telco service panel, with just “one or two” more to be announced.

    Written by Chloe Herrick16 Aug. 11 15:03
  • AGIMO further expands telco panel

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has further expanded its new telecommunications services panel, adding six additional companies making a total of 22.

    Written by Chloe Herrick28 July 11 08:20
  • AGIMO wraps up data centre panels for now

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has all but finalised vendors for its data centre migration and facilities panels following an extensive selection process which began in November 2010.

    Written by Hamish Barwick06 July 11 15:21
  • Federal Government embracing Gov 2.0

    Federal Government agencies have widely embraced social media and Web 2.0 tools in the wake of the Government 2.0 Taskforce report, documents released by the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) show.

    Written by Tim Lohman09 June 11 11:36
  • Finalists named in government ICT awards

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has pointed to the best uses of ICT at all levels of Australian government with the announcement of finalists in the 2011 Excellence in eGovernment Awards.

    Written by Computerworld Staff03 May 11 08:52
  • Defence upgrades gateways with Verizon

    The Department of Defence has penned a $52.9 million contract with Verizon Business to upgrade its internet gateway, ahead of plans to reduce whole-of-government gateway use.

    Written by Chloe Herrick18 April 11 17:21