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  • Bully building body replacement's tech transformation trips before bouncing back

    The Queensland Building Services Authority (QBSA) was replaced by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) in 2013. It would clean up its act and focus on its customers. Doing so required a complete renovation of its technology platform to meet the surge in demand for digital services. But before the digital transformation succeeded, it failed.

    Written by George Nott07 July 16 09:00
  • ​Qld cop charged after QPS database breach

    A Queensland police constable has been charged for the alleged breach of the Queensland Police Service’s (QPS) Qprime database system, and the disclosure of confidential information.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner17 May 16 15:00
  • South East QLD billed as new ‘smart region’

    Cisco has earmarked South East Queensland as Australia’s first ‘smart region’, a digital hotbed with 30,000 new jobs and a potential $10 billion economic boost predicted over the coming years.

    Written by Byron Connolly14 Aug. 15 14:30
  • Queensland plans framework for digital government

    The Queensland government will develop a Digital Government Framework for using digital channels as the preferred means of delivering services to the public under a strategic roadmap released today.

    Written by Rohan Pearce17 June 14 11:54
  • Queensland government to go cloud-first

    Cloud computing will be placed "at the centre of government ICT reform" under a new IT strategy update released by the Queensland government today.

    Written by Rohan Pearce27 May 14 14:09
  • RSL Queensland targets storage issue

    Limited storage capacity was causing a backlog of requests for the IT department at Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) Queensland. This made it difficult for IT staff to respond to demands and limited the introduction of new services to its 30 Queensland sites and 250 sub-branches.

    Written by Hamish Barwick17 Oct. 13 12:14
  • Queensland Police Service lags behind in IT: report

    A review by former Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Mick Keelty of the Queensland Police Service (QPS) has found that its ICT is “significantly behind” other policing agencies in Australia.

    Written by Hamish Barwick11 Sept. 13 10:44
  • Standard brings IT consistency to Queensland public safety

    A standards-based approach to IT Service Management (ITSM) adopted by the Queensland Public Safety Network Management Centre has resulted in consistent and reliable delivery of IT to the state’s law enforcement and public safety agencies, according to the centre’s director, John McIntosh.

    Written by Adam Bender10 July 13 14:27
  • Anittel wins Townsville data centre contract

    IT services provider Anittel Group (ASX: AYG) has entered an exclusive agreement with James Cook University (JCU) for the development of a data centre in Townsville, Queensland.

    Written by Hamish Barwick29 Jan. 13 11:09
  • Queensland seeks public safety wireless network

    The Queensland government seeks a vendor to provide a wireless network for public safety, according to a request for expression of interest released this week. The wireless project aims to deliver better radio voice and narrowband data communications for police and emergency responders.

    Written by Adam Bender24 Oct. 12 16:07
  • Which state leads ICT in Australia?

    When it comes to information and communications technology (ICT) among Australian states, competition is fierce.

    Written by Georgina Swan28 July 11 11:59