Yesterday’s Computing magazine in the UK ran a case study following an interview with UNIT4 customer, Middlesbrough Council. Steve Fletcher, corporate programme manager discusses the Council’s search for economies in its IT systems with the main focus on an SAP finance and payroll system “that seemed to require more resources to maintain than an organisation the size of the council ought to be spending.” Continue reading
In this article we invite Gary Hibberd, Managing Director at Agenci Information Security to talk about The Edward Snowden affect on cloud and data location concerns.
A recent report by Site Selection magazine in cooperation with IBM Global Business Services shared their research findings on the most competitive cities, including a chapter on shared services. See the full report “The world’s most competitive cities” Continue reading
2014 will provide considerable opportunity for government bodies to move on from the hype and capitalise on the proliferation of mobile devices in the workplace. A solid and secure enterprise mobility strategy for the back office sings to all the needs of the embattled public sector organisation seeking to reduce overheads but maintain services. This is especially true for organisations that have a large field force such as the emergency services or municipal government. The options for improved efficiency using mobile devices are impressive, from transforming health, well-being and care services delivered to the community in the field, , to police forces being rostered more effectively, to providing health and safety buffers as lone workers are tracked. Continue reading
‘Earlier on this week I attended the FutureGov summit in Canberra, an event which brings together senior public servants from Australia, to collaborate on the latest ICT developments impacting government service delivery.