Category: News

Western Australian Innovator of the Year Awards

2 November, State Reception Centre, Kings Park The Western Australian Innovator of the Year Awards celebrated the State’s most innovative projects, with Fastbrick Robotics Ltd receiving the overall winner for their project Hadrian X. To begin proceedings, Minister for Innovation

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‘Digital is happening – you must embrace it’…

… Was the opening statement from Martin Lundqvist, Global Digital Services lead from McKinsey & Company, to a group of 24 Directors General at a recent Masterclass hosted by the Office of Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO). Mr Lundqvist was

What the DGs heard and said at the Masterclass…

… Was the tag used inviting agency Business Executives and CIOs to attend the recent ‘techtober’ Business Executive Forum presented by Martin Lundqvist, Global Digital Services lead from McKinsey & Company.  Mr Lundqvist shared insights and examples on global digital

Annual Report 2015-16

The OGCIO’s Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on 21 September. The report outlines the OGCIO’s activities and initiatives over the last 12 months for the year ended 30 June 2016. OGCIO 2015-16 Annual Report.  

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GovHack 2016

Over 100 participants from Perth and Geraldton competed in this year’s GovHack WA. Winning projects from this year’s competition included: Baby Got Hacked – a dashboard for local government services Colourful Past – an app that automatically colourises historical photographs

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WA Innovation Summit Media Release

Innovation Minister Bill Marmion has released a media statement ahead of the Western Australian Innovation Summit taking place on 28th July 2016. The Minister has said the summit will bring together key business leaders and local innovators to develop tangible strategies to

Western Australian Innovation Summit

28 July, Pan Pacific Hotel The State Government is hosting a major Innovation Summit, bringing together some of the State’s brightest minds to discuss, challenge, debate and collectively position Western Australia to prosper in this era of rapid global change.

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GovNext-ICT Program Update

DigitalWA and GovNext-ICT With the release of DigitalWA, the Western Australian Government ICT Strategy, it is now possible to demonstrate how the GovNext-ICT program fits into the DigitalWA roadmap. DigitalWA identifies three Strategic Goals: Simplify; Connect; and Inform. GovNext-ICT will

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State Government Innovation Package announced

Premier and Science Minister Colin Barnett today launched a new $20 million innovation package for Western Australia, and announced the Hon. Bill Marmion as Minister for Innovation.