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  • Finance Dept finalises Managed Print Services Panel

    The Department of Finance and Deregulation has announced the formulation of its Managed Print Services Panel as part of its overall push to whole-of-government ICT procurement.

    Written by Tim Lohman21 June 11 09:54
  • Analyst warns of shared services pitfalls

    Many CIOs in the public sector are keen to reap the cost benefits of shared services, but one analyst has warned of the potential risks for those with diverse agency requirements.

    Written by Chloe Herrick27 May 11 10:35
  • Shared banking cloud possible, not practical: Westpac CIO

    Pooling infrastructure and applications into a common public cloud for Australia’s banks is not a far-fetched idea, but the practicality of getting all parties to agree will prevent its reality, according to the head of IT at Westpac bank.

    Written by Rodney Gedda15 Dec. 10 09:00
  • Govt agencies clamouring for Human Services support

    The Department of Human Services has pushed back requests to in-source the infrastructure of smaller government agencies due to staffing issues and the sheer amount of work, following a recent in-sourcing agreement with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

    Written by James Hutchinson30 Nov. 10 11:33
  • Transport NSW accelerates shared services plans

    Operational staff across Transport NSW agencies will be moved to a new IT services division during December and January as part of accelerated plans to implement shared services ahead of the state election next year.

    Written by James Hutchinson29 Nov. 10 12:08
  • WA Treasury inches closer to tax modernisation

    The Western Australian Department of Treasury and Finance has claimed success in implementing key projects across the past year as it looks to fully modernise its revenues, tax and shared services systems by 2013.

    Written by James Hutchinson28 Sept. 10 17:05
  • NSW releases shared services blueprint

    The New South Wales State Government has published a complex blueprint that will inform its future shared services strategy — including the provision of ICT services.

    Written by Renai LeMay10 Aug. 10 14:49
  • Qld Premier releases terms for McComiskie review of shared services

    Queensland Premier Anna Bligh today released the terms of reference for the wide-ranging review planned of state government IT shared services agency, Corptech, as unionised nurses in the state intensify pressure on the Government over its disastrous health payroll systems upgrade. The State Government contracted PricewaterhouseCoopers partner Roger McComiskie to review CorpTech - the government's applications shared services provider - several weeks ago as it broadly abandoned its whole of government push into shared services in the wake of the Queensland Health debacle.

    Written by Renai LeMay13 July 10 13:38
  • Shared services test maturity of CIO role: report

    A new report from research firm, Ovum, aims to provide a model for assessing the maturity of CIO functions in the context of an increasing move towards shared services strategies.

    Written by Rodney Gedda28 April 10 09:01