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Government needs content services aligned for better customer experience
Fri 29 Jul 2022
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cx
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digital transformation
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martech
Organisations across all industries in the private sector have made significant progress in digital transformation. The public sector, however, has not always kept up with the pace.
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Who is on Fortinet’s new Public Sector Advisory Council?
Wed 8 Jun 2022
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firewall
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network management
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Fortinet says its new Public Sector Advisory Council will expand its commitment to secure public sector organisations worldwide.
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Vulnerabilities on the rise - public sector at risk
Fri 8 Apr 2022
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digital transformation
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cybersecurity
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public sector
New Invicti Research has found that vulnerabilities are rising, and that government and education sectors are particularly at risk.
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Somar Digital’s AWS partner status marks major achievement
Thu 31 Mar 2022
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cloud
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digital transformation
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hyperscale
Somar Digital has announced it has become an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Select Consulting Partner and AWS Public Sector Partner.
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MTX Group expands presence and tech skills training in ANZ
Wed 30 Mar 2022
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it training
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public sector
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consulting
Global technology consulting firm MTX Group has announced its expansion across Australia and into New Zealand as it invests in the Asia Pacific region.
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NCS acquires Australia's The Dialog Group for $325M
Thu 10 Mar 2022
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it services
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australian
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public sector
"This acquisition is a significant step in the regionalisation of NCS and leverages the combined strengths of NCS and Dialog."
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Gartner's top 10 government technology trends for 2022
Tue 22 Feb 2022
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digital transformation
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gartner
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government
Gartner releases its top 10 government tech trends for 2022, to guide public-sector leaders in accelerating digital transformation and mitigating disruption risks.
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Alcatel-Lucent teams up with Uplinx for new opportunities in public sector
Fri 11 Feb 2022
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contact centre
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converged infrastructure
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public sector
"This is only the beginning of our journey, and I am confident that together we can change how people live, work and learn."
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Digital (in)accessibility down under: Why Australia lags behind New Zealand
Tue 8 Feb 2022
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public sector
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digital inclusion
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accessibility
Infosys reveals that Australia is behind New Zealand when it comes to ensuring all digital properties are accessible.
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Atturra partners with Infor to deliver digital transformation initiatives for the ANZ public sector
Thu 3 Feb 2022
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digital transformation
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partner programmes
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erp
Atturra has partnered with Infor to deliver digital transformation initiatives for public sector organisations across Australia and New Zealand. 
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The British Council falls victim to two successful ransomware attacks
Mon 27 Dec 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
New cyber fears as The British Council falls victim to two successful ransomware attacks.
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Gartner reveals Govt uncertainty around artificial intelligence
Thu 7 Oct 2021
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ai
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martech
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chatbots
“Senior executives in the public sector must address the early apprehension among the government workforce by showing how the technology helps them to getting their work done."
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A case for public-private partnerships in technology infrastructure for government
Fri 24 Sep 2021
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it infrastructure
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aruba networks
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public sector
With more governments setting technology-enabled goals, the timing seems to be right to apply the principles of PPP for network infrastructure.
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New strategic alliance brings intelligent automation to Canberra's public sector
Thu 10 Jun 2021
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it automation
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australian
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public sector
Australia’s Synergy Group and Reveal Group are joining forces to offer intelligent automation services to Canberra.
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COVID-19 spurs on public sector IT modernisation
Wed 3 Mar 2021
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cloud
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converged infrastructure
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nutanix
The findings point to a concentrated modernisation effort throughout the sector over the past few months, with 70% of respondents saying COVID-19 has caused IT to be viewed more strategically in their organisations.
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Six steps for effective public-sector cloud adoption in a post-COVID-19 world
Thu 1 Oct 2020
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malware
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public cloud
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public sector
Governments and agencies need to continue to assess the way they operate so they can be best positioned to deliver services in the new world in which they now have to operate.
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Unisys clinches multiple government contracts from across the world
Thu 27 Feb 2020
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government
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unisys
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public sector
Unisys also released a report indicating a 7% growth in the company's revenue in the public sector.
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Six Degrees accepted on YPO’s Data Centres, Maintenance, Cloud Hosting, and Security framework
Tue 22 Oct 2019
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colocation
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managed services
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public sector
This will allow Six Degrees to offer more connectivity services such as cloud, colocation, data security and networks to UK public sector organisations.
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Five ways robotic process automation is improving the public sector – FTS Data & AI
Tue 17 Sep 2019
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contact centre
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crm
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cx
The robots are coming, but they should be welcomed with open arms, rather than fear and trepidation.
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Moving away from ISDN: Why SIP is better for the public sector
Mon 24 Jun 2019
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uc
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voip
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contact centre
Public sector institutions by their very nature tend to be highly risk-averse.
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7 best practices for cloud computing in the public sector
Wed 29 May 2019
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cloud
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government
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public sector
"The ACCA's seven principles for public sector cloud procurement will help address government concerns regarding cloud technologies."
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Almost one-fifth of UK public sector reported over 1,000 cyber attacks
Tue 28 May 2019
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malware
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phishing
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email security
SolarWinds found the most common attacks were phishing (95%) and malware (86%), with a large step down to third place, ransomware (54%).
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Why sovereign public cloud is a gamechanger for the UK public sector
Wed 27 Mar 2019
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public cloud
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public sector
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industry experts
Sungard AS' Chris Huggett talks about the huge responsibility in the public sector, and how sovereign public cloud has the potential to offer huge benefits.
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There’s a cost to not innovating and the public sector risks paying full price
Wed 9 Jan 2019
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cybersecurity
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government
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innovation
There may be reasons for public sector agencies in particular to be somewhat reluctant with IT innovation spend.
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