Design a roadmap for a technology driven business
Local councils are undergoing rapid and drastic changes due to government legislation, digital disruption and online mobility. Communities’ expectations are changing and digitality is becoming ingrained in daily practice. As councils look for solutions to increase efficiency and productivity internally and with their communities, innovation calls.
At the Local Government Technology & Innovation Summit, you will explore two journeys:
- The first will cover the needed culture and leadership to achieve efficient services through a technology driven model.
- The second will focus on the practical strategies implemented by rural, metropolitan and regional councils across the nation. They will cover their challenges, lessons learned and approaches to combat barriers.
- Learn & adapt insights from International & National experts
- Network with industry leaders & discuss approaches to collaboratively grow communities
- Discover new strategies from 9 practical case studies
- Workshops to get all of your core questions answered
Who will attend?
- Corporate/Business Services
- Chief Information Officers
- Chief Technology Officers
- IT/ICT Managers
- Information Services
- Business Improvement Managers
- Information Management
Attend to learn:
- Bridging the gap between IT and business leaders
- Understand technology role in digital transformation
- Data management for greater community collaboration
- Cloud strategies for an efficient council
City of Palo Alto, USA
City of Sydney, NSW
Parramatta City Council, NSW
Datacom is one of the largest Australasian-owned IT services companies, offering customers flexibility and choice, an open book approach to business and superior customer focus.
Founded in 1965, Datacom has a successful 50 year trading history right across the APAC region, is consistently growing and profitable and has a track record of delivering innovative, value-for-money technology solutions.
Datacom’s capabilities include BPO and Contact Centres, Professional Services, Managed Services, Cloud Services, virtualisation and IT Procurement.
The BigAir Group has evolved from a Microwave network provider to become a national business-focused ICT provider delivering the very latest cloud-based solutions, managed services, and network infrastructure.
We divide our expertise into the following pillars:
Network Services We have one of the strongest and most diverse network service capabilities in the country so you can reduce risk, increase uptime, improve scalability and realise operational efficiency.
Cloud & Managed Services Our depth of expertise and scale of infrastructure ensures you can rely on our cloud-based solutions and managed services to improve both human and capital efficiency.
Campus Solutions With tens of thousands of users under management, we’re the people to rely on for a fully-managed internet and network solution delivered into your campus-styled environment.
Issues we can help you resolve:
Deploy Cloud- Understand and deploy the cloud strategy that makes sense to your business.
Reduce Costs- Reduce IT expenses with smarter and more efficient technology and services.
Improve Reliability- Maintain service levels by protecting the network with physical diversity.
Manage IT- Monitor and manage an ever growing need for expanding scale across data and capacity.
Reduce CapEx- Outsource your infrastructure to a managed service and reduce capital requirements.
Improve Efficiency- Utilise a managed service for network performance, data analytics, and authentication.
Connect Anywhere- Extend your networks with high speed data connections to difficult locations.
Transformation- Work with people capable of transforming business goals into technical change.
What People Are Saying
“Great contrast of presenters. A very informative conference.”
Roger Ackers, Chief Information Officer, Far North District Council, NZ
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