IP Australia

What makes a high performance agency in a complex world?

The very understanding of what a high performance staff and culture looks like is changing dramatically says Kathy Hilyard, KPMG’s public sector partner. The speed, volatility, complexity and ambiguity of the modern world is challenging all professions, meaning “even the nature of trying to define high performance is changing.” Read More

Bringing intelligence to government decision-making

For government, being able to streamline or automate high frequency, low risk decisions is at a critical stage. Faced with a flood of information, government departments, public sector leaders and executive groups are exploring new decision-making techniques and tools. Read More

IP Australia is looking for a Director General

IP Australia is seeking a highly experienced Director General who is innovative, committed to excellence, flexible and has a strong record of achievement in leading people and managing resources to achieve quality results. Read More

Tough rules driving down innovation?

Has Australia really lost its innovation spark? Or have we simply made it harder to get those ideas patented? Australian residents are now filing more patents overseas than they domestically after changes raised the bar for inventive thresholds. Read More

Cognitive computing comes to Canberra

2015 will be remembered as the year cognitive computing came to the Australian Public Service. Its potential for government agencies is huge and growing, according to the Asia-Pacific head of IBM's Watson project. Read More