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Steve Hodgkinson is banning 'stupid digital stuff'. Relentless incrementalism, empowered staff and reusable platforms allow for cheap, fast 'micro services' that users love

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Steve Hodgkinson has been chief information officer at Victoria's Department of Health and Human Services since late 2014. He has spent plenty of time thinking in depth about the exact questions he now confronts at work, having completed a PhD at Oxford examining the centralisation of IT functions in large multi-business organisations.

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A digital government twin can model effects of change over time. It could teach us what structures worked and what didn't, optimising machinery of government

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Allan Barger is a digital government specialist who worked on data.gov.au and most recently in the New South Wales government. He built a simple ‘twin’ -- a digital copy of a system that exists in the real world -- to better understand the shape of government and start a conversation about how we can use technology to help shape a better bureaucracy.