The Australia Digital Transformation Agency is reviewing the Digital Service Standard, which is used to make sure government digital services are built to be simple, clear and fast.
The transformation includes a new operating model that will see the agency work in a different way, touted as one with a more simplistic operating model with "less bureaucracy and more accountability".
OpenGov reports that it has awarded the Recognition of Excellence (RoE) to agencies who have achieved excellence in using ICT, often working behind the scenes to make government smarter, more agile, more efficient and more transparent.
Rather than focusing exclusively on trying to be agile, the DHHS in Victoria, Australia makes strategic choices about platforms and then builds agile applications on top of them.
Too often, say the start-ups, contracts are given to big businesses because they are masters of the complicated contract processes of government.
An Australian agency shares the motivations and results of adopting agile methods for a recent online marketing project.
The Australian federal government is looking for Agile coaches and managers to help move the Digital Transformation Office toward better service delivery.
To prepare for future challenges, the APS is focusing on building an employment framework that supports and promotes the development of an agile workforce.
Australian governments are striving to be innovative and 'agile', per the directive of the new Prime Minister . . . but what will it take for them to get there?
Australia's Digital Transformation Office isn't the only Aussie agency embracing user-focused IT development -- the NSW Department of Family and Community Services is using Agile methods for their current ChildStory project.