Of the $130 million allocated to the Department of Home Affairs for upgrades in this year’s Federal budget, $115 million went to IBM and Teradata for the information environment expansion that the reconfigured portfolio necessitates. Arguably the most extensively ‘MoG-ed’ agency in Canberra over the last decade, Home Affairs is no stranger to the efforts required to rationalise systems and suppliers
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The Digital Transformation Agency’s (DTA) budget-funded blockchain investigation – requested directly by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull – could fast-track the adoption of distributed ledger technology to improve government service delivery...
The successful set up of the recently announced intelligence hub to counter child exploitation crime – earmarked for $68.6 million in funding in the upcoming 2018-19 Federal budget – relies on linking up the relevant intelligence capabilities across agencies in the Home Affairs portfolio, as well as other federal, state and non-governmental entities....
The set up of the new Department of Home Affairs could see the integration and rationalisation of the back office functions and ICT systems of the agencies involved, and potentially spark fresh thinking regarding the technology used in Australia’s domestic security operations...
Topics: ICT Strategy; Digital Transformation; Qld, NSW, WA, SA, Vic, Fed, Tas, NT, ACT.
Announcing the upcoming launch of the Queensland Government’s refreshed ICT strategy in January 2017, Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch said the government is looking “beyond [their] traditional approach to information communication technology (ICT)” to keep pace with citizen expectations in the digital age....Read more