Tag Archives: ICT

One Small Step for WA…

Following on from my previous post July 1 saw several significant things occur here in WA: WA released their  data.wa.gov.au site… (although currently the only data on it is the freshly pressed Open Data Policy). As mentioned above the Open … Continue reading

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Data, Data, Wherefore art thou Data?

I had drafted up this post some 6 months back about Open Data and access to government data as a follow-up to my post almost 5 years ago highlighting the fact that there had been no progress in this space – but … Continue reading

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Science takes to the big stage

Leading up to the state election there was the potential that the Science portfolio would be taken over by the Premier.  With the recent announcement of the new WA State Cabinet this was confirmed.  This raises the great interest for … Continue reading

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Minds of the Future

I recall when I started off on putting this blog together there were three areas that I was focusing on – they were (and are): Strategic Planning for the State (i.e. WA) Knowledge Economy Transformation of the Government I’ll be … Continue reading

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Economic Direction and Diversity

It was great to see WA being recognised as the leading state by topping the Commonwealth Bank State of the States report, which also highlights that there are more like 3 speeds to the Australian economy… The main change in … Continue reading

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Back into the thick of ‘IT’

I managed to have almost two weeks off from work for a well deserved break – but now I am back in the thick of it all.  It takes a bit of time to ‘wind up’ again – i.e. trawling … Continue reading

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Changes to TIAC Already – Not a Good Sign

I noted via the WA Business News an article in yesterday’s West Australian about the Chairman of the Technology and Industry Advisory Council (TIAC) quitting after only three months – this is symptomatic of the issues with the current government … Continue reading

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Information – A key enabler to decision making

I’ve had a few thoughts bubbling away in the past month or so all related to information – and last week through a number of meetings and discussions they have come to the surface again… Access to information is a … Continue reading

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GeoDesign and Smart Growth for WA?

I’ve talked about the need for strategic planning for the growth of WA previously and there has been some good starting work in this space  such as Directions 2031, the to be released State Planning Strategy (I believe due in … Continue reading

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TIAC again?

It was interesting news to hear back on the 8th of December that the Technology and Industry Advisory Council (TIAC) was reforming.  Almost 12 months to the day that it was disbanded…  Having a look at the current website they … Continue reading

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