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The public sector cloud conundrum

Cloud services are on the agenda of public sector organisations to drive efficiencies, enable mobility for in-field operations, and turbocharge their digital culture transformation programs to improve citizen engagement and experience. Read More

The future of autonomous vehicles lies in the cloud

Many experts believe that autonomous vehicles will be ready for public use on Australian roads by 2020. Operation of autonomous vehicles will be heavily reliant on a robust cloud system that enables vehicles to communicate with infrastructure in order to navigate its surroundings safely. While autonomous driving technology from an automotive standpoint exists today, infrastructure still has some way to go in supporting this technology beyond controlled trials. Read More

Why cloud choice for government matters. Seriously.

Seizing the opportunity to accelerate, reform and deliver personalised government services requires more than intent. It requires world class infrastructure backed by the accrued intelligence, wisdom and capability of global partners delivered on local ground. Read More

Why Azure is a gamechanger for government

Agencies have for years played on the margins of cloud, only to find choices and progress constrained amid concerns over security, sovereignty, governance and resilience. Microsoft Azure’s launch for government coupled with its official ASD rating as a ‘Protected’ level provider changes that -- big time. Read More

Tom Burton: tech titans v. media moguls

The ACCC inquiry into the impact of big tech platforms like Google and Facebook on the media will be an opportunity to frame a new competitive framework for the digital economy. It also promises to be a major battle between the media and tech sectors. 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