Category Archives: Information and Communications Technology

Includes cybersecurity

Article examines enterprise technologies to watch in 2016

The article, Enterprise technologies to watch in 2016, lists a number of disruptive technologies which may impact organisations in the next 12 months.

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Western Australia releases new government ICT strategy

The Government of Western Australia have released, Digital WA : Western Australian Government ICT Strategy 2016-2020. The strategy, “provides a comprehensive vision and roadmap for government ICT in Western Australia.”  

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Victorian Government releases new IT strategy

The Information Technology Strategy for the Victorian Government 2016-2010 (PDF 3MB) has been released. The four key priorities addressed in the strategy are: Information and data reform Digital opportunity Technology reform Capability uplift

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Article examines US National Institute of Standards and Technology proposed changes to federal authentication

The article, NIST looks to transform federal authentication, discusses draft digital authentication guidelines which were recently produced  by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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Blog post identifies four key areas to address cybersecurity concerns in agencies

The blog post, Predictive security intelligence : achieving holistic cybersecurity, discusses the need for agencies to be proactive in order to address cybersecurity concerns. Four key areas are identified for action.

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UK Government Digital Service Executive Director discusses ideas to recruit and retain staff with digital skills

In the article, Whitehall’s digital staff could break free of traditional grade structure to woo talent, GDS boss says, Stephen Foreshew-Cain, discusses ideas to attract and retain staff with digital, data and technology skills to the civil service.

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Article discusses governments and disruptive technologies

The article, From red tape to digital disruption : how governments are becoming tech savvy, includes a discussion of blockchain technology and examples of developments in a number of jurisdictions, including Estonia.

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Article discusses advantages of a cognitive systems for government

The article, 3 steps to understanding what cognitive means for governments…, identifies three key areas which governments need to be aware of in order to maximise the benefits of  cognitive based systems.

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UK Government outlines plans to explore blockchain technology for improvement to public services

A news item entitled, Government explores blockchain technology to improve public services, outlines plans to investigate how blockchain technology can be used to deliver government services. The article includes a link to a recent speech by the Minister for the Cabinet … Continue reading

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US Department of Homeland Security releases mobile application playbook

The United States Department of Homeland Security has released the document, Mobile application playbook (MAP) (PDF 2.8MB). “The playbook informs readers of the process for developing and managing applications that run on smartphones and other mobile devices from the initial … Continue reading

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