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​The ripping point part 2: A world without websites

The second instalment of the ‘ripping point’ series looks at why governments and organisations persist with the outdated notion of websites and portals when the very foundations of the web are changing.

Written by Marie Johnson28 Sept. 16 08:45

The wrong skills for the wrong century

CeBIT was held in Sydney this week and for the first time – in the midst of the celebration of technology innovation – there was a specific session focused on what only can be described as an economic emergency – skills.

Written by Marie Johnson08 May 15 16:15

The new black gold: the $48B open data bonanza

Kudos to the government for its open data movement. Government inhales massive amounts of data from every sector of the economy, and the dynamics of this data ingestion are about to significantly expand with the data retention legislation.

Written by Marie Johnson06 Nov. 14 09:45

When will the public service appoint CDOs?

Much is being written about the rapidly evolving role of the chief digital officer (CDO). Forums and groups on LinkedIn provide phenomenal insight into the role and the digital disruption across industries and economies.

Written by Marie Johnson08 Oct. 14 14:36

The digital disruption of the CIO

The Australian government’s decision to abolish the CIO role indicates a profound misunderstanding of the impact that the public sector’s use of technology has on the broader economy.

Written by Marie Johnson22 May 14 14:50
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