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‘Curate More, Create Less’ – Implementing a Public Sector Digital Marketing Strategy

Andrés López-Varela is a marketing consultant with a wealth of experience. We spoke to him on the importance of a digital marketing strategy and the unique challenges faced by the public sector when implementing one. Here are his thoughts: How important is content in a public sector digital marketing strategy? I think content is one … Continue reading ‘Curate More, Create Less’ – Implementing a Public Sector Digital Marketing Strategy

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Learning Space Design: Gallery of Australian Schools

The financial cost of designing new learning spaces means that it is crucial for schools to get it right the first time around. A tested and optimised process for planning, implementing and measuring the outcomes of new learning spaces is crucial, not only to justify the cost, but to ensure that schools remain agile to … Continue reading Learning Space Design: Gallery of Australian Schools

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Enhancing Public Sector Customer Service - Download the ebook!

Growth in digital innovations has created a range of opportunities for enhanced customer service delivery. However, government agencies continue to grapple with effectively managing customer service channels while continuing to gather and analyse meaningful customer data. In addition, as the front facing component of the public sector evolves, it is important to bring internal stakeholders … Continue reading Enhancing Public Sector Customer Service – Download the ebook!

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Claremont College: Differentiation in a Co-Teaching Model

Claremont College is a thriving co-educational primary school, renowned across Sydney as a school that achieves excellence in all aspects of its operation. Claremont College is an inclusive school where students with a wide range of abilities and special needs are catered for through a fully integrated approach to learning within a co-teaching model. Claremont … Continue reading Claremont College: Differentiation in a Co-Teaching Model

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Data.gov.au to become a 'world-leading example of public open data'

The data.gov.au platform is set to become a “world-leading example of public open data infrastructure” under new plans by the Data Infrastructure Engagement (DIGE) team and Data61 (CSIRO’s digital research network). Data61 was tasked with employing “data analytics to connect disparate government datasets and publicly release them on open data platforms” as part of the … Continue reading Data.gov.au to become a ‘world-leading example of public open data’

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Jul 19

This is the best country to be a woman 

On October 24, 1974, the women of Iceland made a stand. They didn’t show up for work, nor did they cook, clean or look after their children.  Men took their children to work, armed with pencils and colouring books to keep them occupied. They could be heard playing in the background of the radio and … Continue reading This is the best country to be a woman 

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Jul 19

Driving student engagement in STEM through industry partnerships

Australia is producing less STEM graduates now than it was 10 years ago. The findings, published in Business Insider Australia, revealed the growing challenge for Australian companies to find staff with suitable skills. While 75% of the fastest growing occupations require STEM related skills, the proportion of Australian graduates with qualifications in science, technology, engineering … Continue reading Driving student engagement in STEM through industry partnerships

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Jul 19

Demonstrating Standard 5 compliance in end of life care

The 2nd edition of the NSQHS came into effect at the start of this year, addressing the gaps identified in the first edition including mental health and cognitive impairment, health literacy, end-of-life care, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Standard 5, focusing around complying with and demonstrating compliance to Comprehensive Care, is thus far … Continue reading Demonstrating Standard 5 compliance in end of life care

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Jul 19

Top 3 technologies for investigations and enforcement professionals

Effective compliance within a well-established framework of rules and regulations is pivotal to ensuring a well-functioning society. Compliance holds direct correlation with citizen trust in government, while inefficient regulation can impede productivity, investment and innovation.  Regulation is critical from social perspectives, including safeguarding health and safety and protecting the environment, it is also the foundation … Continue reading Top 3 technologies for investigations and enforcement professionals

09
Jul 19

The Criterion In-quiz-ition

“Which gender has the XY chromosome?” Concerned murmurs fluttered through the tables of wizards, basketball players, Cluedo figurines and Christmas elves.  In a gamble round, teams were asked how many points they wanted to gamble. “We’re all in!” most teams declared, putting their hard-earned points on the line in the name of glory. After a … Continue reading The Criterion In-quiz-ition

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Jul 19

Spotlight on British Airways and MYOB over data breaches

In a catastrophic week for data privacy, British Airways and MYOB have been publicly outed for data breaches. British Airways has been slammed with a record $329.33 million AUD fine for compromising the personal information of roughly half a million people last year.  The breach resulted in British Airways’ customers being diverted to a fraudulent … Continue reading Spotlight on British Airways and MYOB over data breaches

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Jul 19

Your employees are bad at information management

They’re the statistics to make any records manager shudder: 46% of employees say it’s challenging and time-consuming to find the documents they need  83% have to recreate documents that already exist because they can’t find them 65% experience challenges in reviewing and approving documents  93% can’t find documents because they’ve been badly named or tagged  … Continue reading Your employees are bad at information management

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Jul 19

Dispelling the myths around GDPR

Less than 12% of global companies understand what GDPR is and what it means for them. “A number of companies jumped on the GDPR bandwagon and claimed to be experts…Many companies that had never operated in the privacy space or even knew what privacy really meant, are all of a sudden were GDPR experts.” Sheila … Continue reading Dispelling the myths around GDPR