Defacto Aus Govt CIO leaves after six months 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Rosemary Deininger to take on new Canberra role.
 
Feds propose strict security controls for ICT suppliers 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Extra checks to address data breaches.
 
Govt backed research body proposes big data for APS staff vetting  
By John Hilvert | Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
But admits 'just because we can do it, does not mean we should'.
 
Govt dumps controversial Labor offshore cloud policy 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Complaints lead to removal of double ministerial sign-off.
 
Turnbull steps into data retention debate 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Brandis, Turnbull approach Telstra first for meeting.
 
Federal Govt unveils cloud services panel terms 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
But cloud market is not mature enough to make it mandatory.
 
Finance to launch revised whole-of-govt hardware panel 
 
Govt appoints first partners to new data centre panel 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
New arrangements focus on services over leases.
 
Finance advises on how to avoid ‘big brother’ effect  
By Paris Cowan | Jun 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Commonwealth issues ethical guidelines for data analytics.
 
Govt looks to dump ministerial sign-off for offshore cloud 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ex-Govt CIO welcomes the change.
 
Govt lays groundwork for shared services, job cuts 
 
Finance begins work on whole-of-gov cloud panel 
By Paris Cowan | May 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to know what you think.
 
Australian Government abandons CIO role 
By Paris Cowan | May 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
AGIMO restructured.
 
Former Aus Govt CIO Archer joins Gartner 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Takes on e-govt research role.
 
Attorney General's new war on encrypted web services 
Mar 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
How you might be forced to unlock seized packets.
 
Govt shifts ID verification system to Microsoft 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Signs $4.8 million deal with Oakton.
 
Federal govt re-considers IT shared services 
By Paris Cowan | Mar 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Troubled model re-emerges thanks to budget strife.
 
Glenn Archer resigns as Aus Govt CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Effective immediately.
 
Canberra promises new IT strategy in 2014 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 14, 2013 | Comment Now 
Realigned with Coalition election promises.
 
Govt finds one third of open data was "junk" 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2013 | Comment Now 
Cleans out data.gov.au
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