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Long list of suppliers for NSW GTA5

NSW Procurement has made available the list of suppliers for the NSW Government’s General Telecommunications Agreement (GTA) Category (Cat) 5 (GTA5)...

Software market doubles to record high in FY 2008-09

The Software market demonstrated extremely strong growth in the 2008-09 financial year (FY), finishing at almost double the value of the previous year...

Defence updates its Capability Plan

The Department of Defence has released its scheduled update to the Defence Capability Plan (DCP), revealing that six of the 110 original projects have now been approved, bringing these projects one step closer to implementation...

NSW Transport & Infrastructure ICT initiatives: Auditor-General

The NSW Auditor-General, Peter Achterstraat has outlined several ICT projects being undertaken by NSW Transport and Infrastructure (NSWTI) that have the “potential to significantly improve bus services” as well as signify a “step forward” for the NSW buses’ performance assessment regime. ...

GA updates procurement plans

In February 2010, Geoscience Australia (GA) amended its procurement plans to reflect an intention to procure Development and Maintenance of Metadata Collection and Management Tools in December 2010. ...

Finance ICT Reform Program achievements listed in 2008-09 Annual Report

The government is moving into election mode.  Substantial announcements are being made in the health (new funding models for public hospitals) and education (a national curriculum) arenas.  Suggestions are of a tough budget – unusual in a pre-election context...

CenITex aims to reform old practices with latest tender issue

Intermedium regularly advises its clients that an adverse audit finding nearly always prompts an agency to take remedial action.  CenITex last week issued a request for tender (RFT) for operations monitoring and management tools after an audit last year criticised its lack of corporate service level agreements...

Government information disclosure rules to change

A significant reform of Australian administrative law with a focus on pro-disclosure of information by government agencies has been foreshadowed by the appointment an Information Commissioner Designate to lead the Office of the Information Commissioner...

Defence accounts for a third of Federal Government ICT procurement in 2008-09

The Department of Defence (Defence) remains the largest procurer of ICT goods and services, but only with the help of the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) according to Intermedium’s latest analysis of the Federal Government’s procurement market....

Federal interim data centre panel nears expiry

The Minister for Finance and Deregulation (Finance), the Hon. Lindsay Tanner, is due to respond to the Australian Government Information Management Office’s (AGIMO) Strategic Data Centre Plan by the end of March, according to media sources. ...