05
Feb 18

How to use outcomes to manage your business – a guide for public servants

An outcome directly measures the work of the ‘business’ you’re in.  As a result, effective outcome measurement can help you manage your business. So how do you do it? Proximity is key; outcomes measures need to be proximal to the intervention (service) provided.  If they are, and an outcome measure is heading in the right … Continue reading How to use outcomes to manage your business – a guide for public servants

05
Feb 18

How to achieve an integrated mental health system

In 2015 the Government announced the biggest reforms to the mental health sector in decades.  The aim?  To create an integrated mental health system that would deliver better outcomes for people living with mental illness. Three years on, while reform set the wheels in motion, we’re yet to see significant change.   So how do we … Continue reading How to achieve an integrated mental health system

02
Feb 18

3 trillion dollars in IT investments predicted for 2018

3 trillion dollars in IT investments predicted for 2018 Global IT spending is projected to total over $3.7 trillion USD this year, an increase of 4.5% from 2017, according to a recent forecast by Gartner Inc.  New technologies are driving the increase in investment including major spending expected on artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, Internet of … Continue reading 3 trillion dollars in IT investments predicted for 2018

30
Jan 18

5 Social Media Posts to Boost Public Engagement

1) Sharing good news stories Public Sector organisations get a lot of negative press which can make it hard to generate a positive relationship with the public. Good news posts about organisational achievements can be a great way of generating positive publicity. Transport NSW created a summary video at the end of 2017 to celebrate … Continue reading 5 Social Media Posts to Boost Public Engagement

30
Jan 18

6 things you need to know about Agile procurement

6 things you need to know about Agile procurement Anyone who has been through a government procurement procurement process, knows how grueling it can be. Government is looking for more Agile approaches to procurement, that speeds up the process and lowers risk, so here are 6 things you should know about Agile procurement. What is … Continue reading 6 things you need to know about Agile procurement

24
Jan 18

8 top tips from female public sector leaders

8 top tips from female public sector leaders Despite the incredible strides made towards gender equality in the last decade, women in senior level positions continue to be significantly underrepresented. For women struggling to overcome professional, personal and structural challenges, we have put together 8 pieces of advice taken from Senior Leaders speaking at the … Continue reading 8 top tips from female public sector leaders

23
Jan 18

Toolkit for town centre renewal

Fostering an economically vibrant town centre is a complex challenge. Those involved in revitalising and renewing need to deliver initiatives that will help centres grow into economically and socially vibrant places. The Committee for Sydney is developing a toolkit to help guide the renewal of suburban town centres across Sydney. As stated by the Committee … Continue reading Toolkit for town centre renewal

15
Nov 17

Big data, Compliance & Enforcement

Regulators are embracing analytics as a powerful tool to find answers, gain insights and identify red flags and are busy developing new forms of data analysis. But even with sufficient access to a wealth of data about their clients, regulators are at very different stages of development in their use of advanced data analytical techniques … Continue reading Big data, Compliance & Enforcement