ICT Policy Officer
Email and telephone support is provided during office hours
Subscribers will receive a system familiarisation session tailored to their needs.
If you’re responsible for drafting your agency’s ICT policies and strategies, or for contributing to Whole-of-Government (WofG) ICT policies and strategies, the following products and services will be of value to you.
If you would like a convenient reference source to help answer the question ‘where has this been done before?’ the Knowledge Base will ensure you do not have to personally invest hours of research to find the answer.
The overall market awareness you obtain from the Knowledge Base will also allow you to have more informed conversations with ICT industry representatives.
The Knowledge Base is updated daily, and spans all jurisdictions and all ICT categories (Hardware, Software, IT Services, Telecommunications and Labour Hire). It also covers agency and supplier activity, and focuses heavily on the hot ICT topics and likely future directions.
The Knowledge Base is offered free to all personnel with a government email address.
If you need to maintain a general overall awareness of what is going on across the entire Australian public sector without having to invest time, this two-page quarterly summary will enable you to feel confident that you are aware of all the key ICT developments.
The Executive Insight summarises public sector ICT hot topics and issues, lists the top ICT contracts across the country and outlines ICT-related appointments at senior levels of government, including Ministerial and Departmental level.
Executive Insight is offered free to all personnel with a government email address. View a recent edition.
If you need to find agencies across Australia with a similar profile to your own agency, (in terms of platforms, ICT OpEx budget, staff numbers or service outcomes) GovFacts will be an invaluable resource. It contains the core information you need to determine whether an agency might be a procurement partner.
120 of the largest agencies across all jurisdictions are covered by GovFacts.
GovFacts is a component of our Procurement Data Essentials and Procurement Data Premium Packages, but can also be purchased as a stand-alone product.
If you need to identify co-ordinated procurement opportunities or if your agency wishes to piggyback on an existing contract that meets its requirements, Scout IT provides details of current contracts (cleansed, categorised and tagged by Intermedium), open panels, open (& closed) tenders and annual procurement plans - all viewable through online dashboards.
Scout IT currently covers Federal and NSW jurisdictions. In the coming months it will be expanded to include data from all jurisdictions.
Scout IT is a component of our Procurement Data Essentials and Procurement Data Premium Packages, but can also be purchased as a stand-alone product.
If you need early identification of upcoming, funded opportunities that have not yet issued their Approach to Market (ATM) documentation to allow for potential co-ordinated procurement, then Budget IT will be of significant value to you.
It lists all the new (therefore unlikely to have been the subject of an ATM) funded ICT initiatives in every jurisdiction and will save you hours of trawling through budget papers.
Budget IT is a component of our Procurement Data Essentials and Procurement Data Premium Packages, but can also be purchased as a stand-alone product.
If you require comprehensive trend data for the Federal ICT market to develop insights and to inform future policy and strategy decisions, Analyse IT is likely to meet your requirements.
Intermedium’s Analyse IT database holds the last 10 financial years of ICT contracts. Intermedium has extensively cleansed its contracts dataset, including applying supplier name standardisation and machinery of government agency name changes to the contracts.
Analyse IT is a component of our Procurement Data Premium Package, but can be purchased as a stand-alone product.
If you want detailed trend analysis of the Federal Government ICT market to help inform your overall awareness of procurement activity across the market and your supplier engagement, the Federal Market Reports will provide extensive information, by agency, by supplier and by ICT category and sub-category.
The market sizing and five-year trend information contained in these reports is derived from comprehensive analysis of Intermedium’s source data including published contracts, procurement plans, budget papers and interviews with agencies.
The Federal Market Reports product is a component of our Procurement Data Premium Package, but can be purchased as a stand-alone product.Contact us for an online demonstration of the Federal Market Reports.
If you require public sector ICT information that is not covered by Intermedium’s subscription products or available elsewhere in the marketplace, Intermedium can be commissioned to undertake research to provide the information you require.
We utilise a variety of methodologies including desk research, data analytics, surveys, focus groups and one-on-one interviews to provide the insights you require.
Among our research assignments, we have:
- Produced a highly regarded Digital Government Readiness Indicator;
- Developed supplier profiles and capability maps for specific opportunities;
- Researched government stakeholder expectations of small to medium enterprise (SMEs) suppliers;
- Analysed the depth of penetration of SMEs into the Federal government ICT market;
- Provided a strategic architecture review for a mid-tier agency
Advisory services from Intermedium’s network of experts
When your agency requires independent advice on policy or strategy issues, Intermedium can identify a senior consultant with the right experience and background to provide the advice that you require.