In a recent move to improve digital capability across departments, the UK Government has eliminated the position of cross-government CIO and Head of Profession for ICT.
Starting 15 March 2013, Dato Mohammad Zabidi Zainal will be assuming his new role as Director General of the Public Services Department after more than two years of serving as the Director General of the Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit.
Grantly Mailes was appointed by the Victorian Coalition Government as the state’s first Chief Technology Advocate. He will be responsible for leading and ensuring the effective delivery of the State Government’s ICT strategy.
FutureGov celebrated Malaysia’s public sector by honouring eight government organisations at the first national FutureGov Awards, presented at the close of the 11th annual FutureGov Forum Malaysia 2013 conference.
Queensland’s incoming Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts, the Hon Ian Walker, has set out some of the challenges and opportunities facing the state’s government’s use of ICT. These reforms were highlighted during a speech just two days into his appointment.
Queensland government confirms Mr Ian Walker as State Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts. This follows the resignation of Ms Ros Bates who previously managed this portfolio for a year.
In conversation with Group Captain Anudith Nakornthap, ICT Minister from Thailand on how he applies lessons learnt from other countries in the region to improve the country’s public sector IT and e-government.
The City of Toronto, Canada, appointed Rob Meikle as its new Chief Information Officer, effective 11 February.
After completing his first year as Thailand’s ICT Minister, Group Captain Anudith Nakornthap shares on the key challenges encountered in projects in leveraging ICT to deliver government promises to citizens and realigning the country’s modernisation path with its long-term vision.
Mohammed Ali Al Qaed, CEO of Bahrain eGovernment Authority, explains that commitment, capacity-building, recognition and effective marketing are the key contributing factors in Bahrain’s eGovernment development meeting all its strategic objectives.
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