Feds dial into BYOD for Whole-of-Government

By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski The federal government has officially gone to the market to recast it’s whole-of-government procurement of mobile products and services after the Department of Finance issued a Request for Tender for mobile service providers to become part of a new Mobile Panel set to be launched in March 2014. The […]

Public service given mobile marching orders

By Julian Bajkowski Federal agencies and departments have been firmly put on notice by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and Special Minister of State Mark Dreyfus QC that they are expected to waste no time in delivering services to the public on mobile platforms as part of a major shake-up in public service culture. The two […]

Feds get $1.1 million parking ticket

By Julian Bajkowski If you thought the price of parking is a rip-off, spare a thought for Senator Penny Wong, the Federal Finance Minister. New figures and analysis released today by Canberra’s top bean-counters reveal that the Commonwealth public servants spent a total $1.1 million in ‘parking fees’ over the 2011-12 financial year – a […]

Established BYOD management policies needed

By Lilia Guan   The multibillion dollar question for Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) organisations is how decision makers will tackle the consumerisation of information technology.   As many are struggling to manage the proliferation of consumer devices invading the enterprise workspace, the implementation of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies is being viewed as one answer.   […]

Generation gap in public workforce

By Lilia Guan   The landscape of the Australian workforce is changing as the country’s baby boomers to make way for Generation Y.   Changes to industrial relations and occupational health and safety legislation and the rapid adoption of mobile and remote access technologies will continue to dramatically redefine the face of the Australian workplace […]


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