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  • NSW CISO Milosavljevic departs for federal DHS role

    Dr Maria Milosavljevic, the NSW Government’s inaugural chief information security officer, is leaving the role to become the federal Department of Human Services' chief data officer.

    Written by George Nott23 Jan. 19 09:52
  • ICAC finds former NSW Department of Finance IT manager corrupt

    The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption on Wednesday said former Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) project manager Steven Prestage engaged in serious corrupt conduct while working at the agency.

    Written by Byron Connolly16 Jan. 19 14:04
  • Finance selects Salsa Digital for next GovCMS

    The Department of Finance has selected Victorian company Salsa Digital to operate GovCMS, the whole-of-government content management system.

    Written by Byron Connolly20 July 18 11:34
  • Treasury picks finance gateway reviewer Eamonn Rooney to lead IT

    ​Commonwealth Treasury has tapped Eamonn Rooney as its new CIO, a former gateway review team leader for the Department of Finance who provided recommendations to agency heads and Deputy Secretaries regarding complex and high risk ICT initiatives.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien20 Feb. 17 10:03
  • Edwardian cat memes mark milestone for govCMS project

    ​Turn of the century cat memes, deleted scenes from Muriel’s Wedding and Crocodile Dundee movie posters from Eastern Europe are among the curated collections now available online as a result of a govCMS overhaul of Australia’s National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) website.

    Written by George Nott18 Nov. 16 14:21
  • SAP invests $150 million on new Centre for Digital Government

    German software giant SAP is investing 150 million in a dedicated Centre for Digital Government in Canberra. This centre, to be operational by mid-2015, will be fully integrated with hosted private cloud services.

    Written by Shahida Sweeney18 Nov. 14 10:01
  • Feds tender for cloud services

    The Federal Government on Tuesday issued a tender to establish a panel of cloud service providers as it readies to provide agencies with easier access to hosted IT infrastructure services.

    Written by Byron Connolly23 Sept. 14 16:12
  • Feds inch closer to more widespread cloud services

    The Federal Government is edging closer to providing agencies with easier access to cloud services following the release today of a draft head agreement for a whole-of-government cloud panel.

    Written by Byron Connolly08 Aug. 14 15:23
  • Govt should adopt ‘cloud first’ policy

    The Federal Government should follow other sectors like banking and adopt a ‘cloud first’ policy for all low risk, generic IT services.

    Written by Byron Connolly01 May 14 15:47