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Impact report: how two governments transformed service delivery

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 19-Aug-2016 16:04:11

Government’s today don’t have to be tarred with the laggard-technology brush especially with the latest developments in technology that are at the tips of our fingers.

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Topics: Digital Delivery

The no-nonsense guide to load testing your digital platforms

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 15-Aug-2016 10:41:10

Developing a web or mobile application takes a lot of effort, but all that effort is easily wasted if your services become obsolete or can’t handle a high volume of users. This is why underlying the notion of digital government is the idea that platforms need to remain agile and responsive of changes. But how can we achieve this?

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Topics: load testing

Striving for transparency: assessing Australia’s new Performance Dashboard

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 08-Aug-2016 12:52:23

Openly accessible data is the new Holy Grail to many government departments across the globe, but collating information from a variety of different sources, putting it together into something meaningful and then displaying it coherently is where the biggest challenge lies.

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Topics: Open Data, Performance Dashboard

Is the Digital Economy Bill a stepping-stone to our digital future?

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 01-Aug-2016 16:34:45

The UK Government has led many governments across the globe since it developed the Government Digital Service (GDS) in 2011, and with the introduction of the Digital Economy Bill, this digitally leading nation is pushing the goal posts even further.

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Topics: Digital Government, Digital Economy Bill

Improving and operationalising your incident-response plan

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 29-Jul-2016 09:30:00

Feeling a little bit like cyber attacks are too far out of your department’s control? It’s safe to say you’re probably not the only one. We all hope that cyber attacks only occur in some far-distant land, but unfortunately risks are set to increase. and no organisation can purport to be risk free.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Cyber Attack Mitigation, Incident-Response Plan

Why the public sector needs to use social media

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 22-Jul-2016 15:19:51

What similarities are there between President Obama, the UK Government, and Australia’s own Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull?

Besides all being involved in the organisation of nations, they all utilise social media in an innovative and deliberate way to engage younger generations in their campaigns.

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Topics: Digital Service Delivery, Hope Campaign, Social Media in the Public Sector

Does blockchain have the potential to transform government?

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 08-Jul-2016 12:46:24

It seems as though everyday there is a new technology that is set to transform everything from the way we do business to our very own social identity; the latest one boasting to change our lives is Snapchat Memories. So maintaining fair scepticism of new technologies is probably a healthy way to approach these things.

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Topics: fintech, blockchain, service delivery

Is digital government as simple as a 5-stage journey?

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 04-Jul-2016 12:12:25

Now that digital transformation is trickling through most ranks of Australian agencies, we’re now beginning to see an increase in editorial on how best to implement a project. Some question if digital government is the right answer to service-delivery-woes, while others focus on the speed with which transformation is changing everything.

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Topics: Digital Transformation, 5 stage journey to digital, estonia digital identity

Consider these global Internet trends for your next digital service project

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 23-Jun-2016 16:57:08

Many of us are familiar with the idea of digital transformation within the public sector and the way in which it brings agencies profound changes and opportunities to their strategic models and operations.

We know that citizen engagement with the public sector is a fluid and constantly moving stream, and to adapt to the ever-changing needs of the citizen, government agencies have been faced with the task of creating the most appropriate digital services, that can be accessed on the most appropriate device. 

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Topics: Digital Service Delivery, Smart Cities, millennials, smartphone usage, voice recognition, data as a platform

3 challenges Australia needs to address before rolling out better digital services

Posted by GovInnovate Team on 17-Jun-2016 12:04:16

The Productivity Commission Research Paper that was released this month titled Digital Disruption: What do governments need to do outlines in its key findings that Australia ranks poorly within OECD measures.

Although there is some early adoption of low cost and easy to replicate technologies, the Productivity Commissions Paper shows us that Australian digital maturity could be described more closely to a fledgling toe-dip in the water.

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Topics: Smart Cities, law lag, national broadband network, productivity commission, digital maturity

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