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  • Movers and shakers

    A look at recent movements among Australian CIOs.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett02 April 14 11:45
  • Coalition puts IT governance in the frame

    The Coalition has proposed a new structure where ultimate authority for “effective whole-of-government ICT decisions” would rest with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

    Written by Byron Connolly02 Sept. 13 14:26
  • New suppliers join Australian govt cloud supplier panel

    The Australian Government Information Management Office has announced that eight suppliers have been added to the federal government's Data-Centre-as-Service Multi-User List (DCaaS MUL), allowing them to offer cloud services to agencies.

    Written by Hamish Barwick26 June 13 11:44
  • Overcome FUD with a clear cloud services policy: Ovum

    Australian policy makers need to explain the benefits of cloud services clearly if state and federal government adoption is to improve, according to Ovum Australia's research director, Steve Hodgkinson.

    Written by Hamish Barwick08 May 13 11:13
  • AGIMO responds to concerns about data centre sourcing arrangements

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has released its response to concerns raised about its data-centre-as-a-service multi-user list (DCaaS MUL) and Data Centre Facilities Panel as part of a refresh of its data centre sourcing arrangements.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett26 April 13 12:52
  • Public seeks privacy in gov's big data strategy

    Australia’s national big data strategy should have “privacy by design” as a guiding principle, according to comments received by the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO).

    Written by Adam Bender19 April 13 09:45
  • Australian government to write big data strategy

    The federal government will release a big data strategy this winter, Australian Government CIO Glenn Archer said Wednesday at an Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) summit in Canberra.

    Written by Adam Bender13 March 13 15:16
  • AGIMO adds to supplier list for government cloud services

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has announced it has selected an additional 14 suppliers to provide cloud services to multiple government agencies.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett08 Feb. 13 14:44
  • Glenn Archer to become the next Australian Gov CIO

    Glenn Archer, deputy and first assistant secretary to former Federal CIO Ann Steward, will step into the Australian Government CIO role, the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) announced.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett18 Dec. 12 12:54
  • Australian government agencies still reaching for the cloud: Ovum

    Federal and state government agencies in Australia have yet to realise cloud computing’s role in the digital economy and should look to the example set by service providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), according to an Australian analyst.

    Written by Hamish Barwick22 Nov. 12 16:03
  • Primus joins Federal Govt data centre panel

    Primus Australia has jumped on board the Australian Government Information Management Office’s (AGIMO) Data Centre Facilities Panel as the agency makes its final additions to the panel.

    Written by Chloe Herrick16 Nov. 11 12:05