TfNSW preferred suppliers likely notified

Transport for NSW (TfNSW) has approached the open market for a Project Director and Program Management Office to support its major Next Generation Infrastructure Services program.  The procurement will be a rapid one, intended to be in place as the first of the NGIS contracts commences. To be at this stage, it can be reasonably inferred that TfNSW has notified the preferred suppliers for its centralised computing and end user computing technology domains and is now in contract...

The 10 events that shaped government ICT in 2012

In the past 12 months Intermedium has brought you the latest news and exclusive insights into the changes that influence the government ICT sector.

As we look back upon 2012, we have compiled a top ten list of events and issues that defined the market throughout the previous year. In order of impact on the market, this is our top ten:

1. Major reforms to panel arrangements

2012 was the year that Australian Governments at State and Federal levels...

WA superannuation agency approaches the market to outsource IT

Western Australia’s Government Employee Superannuation Board (GESB) is calling for tenders to replace its seven-year IT outsourcing deal with Fujitsu, which is set to expire in July 2013.

GESB signed the deal in March 2006 with outsourcing specialist Kaz Group, which was subsequently acquired by Fujitsu. The original contract was for three years at a value of approximately $6 million according to news coverage at the time...

The Tasmanian Government wants your data centre space

The Tasmanian Government is inviting offers to provide short-term data centre space to its agencies, as its ageing duo of self-managed facilities threatens to buckle under growing demand.

TMD, the State Government’s ICT shared services provider is looking to add one or more suppliers to its core whole-of-government procurement panel, Networking Tasmania II (NTII), in order to ensure the adequate supply of...

Tasmania plans for a move to the cloud

In three years time the Tasmanian Government hopes to have a long-term solution in place to meet the infrastructure hosting needs of its agencies – and it is looking towards the cloud.

A business case is currently underway to identify the State’s best options from 2015 and beyond. In the interim, however, the ICT Policy Board plans to expand membership of its Networking Tasmania II (NTII) panel as well as setting up a brand new whole-of-government panel for Infrastructure-as-a-Service...