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How intelligence can reduce child poverty

The New Zealand government’s ambitious commitment to reduce child poverty by half over the next decade is challenging agencies to deeply consider new approaches to empowering front line workers, while dealing with the underlying drivers of poverty – especially housing, education and employment. Read More

Blockchain: the honest bureaucrat

Blockchain has shifted from being an ‘around the corner’ technology to a ‘here and now’ proposition across multiple economic sectors including finance, logistics and property. That creates big opportunities for government at policy, regulatory and procurement levels. Read More

Tom Burton: Taylor’s tech changes analysed

The big tech review is a useful clean up of the notoriously clunky procurement system and a good start to getting more value for the Commonwealth's $6.5 billion annual spend. But to really succeed we need deep leadership commitment to remake government for the 21st century. Read More

Medicare reveals its epic rebuild vision

The Department of Health has called for beauty pageant entries in its massive Medicare payments systems replacement that will now remain within government ownership after an outsourcing bid was ditched during the 2016 federal election. Read More

Radical simplification for DTA agenda

The Digital Transformation Agency has been given teeth. Its first roadmap culls 22 projects down to just five and reveals the biggest shift in decades in how tech is procured and delivered. Read More