Australian start-ups say government isn’t agile enough

Australian GovernmentEmerging tech firms in Australia say risk-averse bureaucracy is getting in the way of agile advances for government, according to Canberra Times.

Too often, say the start-ups, business is given to multinational “dinosaurs” like IBM and Accenture because they are masters of the complicated contract processes of government.

Public servants who do not know what technological solutions are available are another inhibitor of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s innovation drive, with too few bureaucrats willing to explore or experiment.

But there is hope, with one digital marketing firm saying the reboot of the Digital Transformation Office – now the Digital Transformation Agency – was taking government tech in the right direction.

Read the full article: Is the Australian government agile and innovative? Not to those in the start-ups world | Canberra Times

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