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Long Term Projects are having a comeback!

Gartner Forecasts Worldwide IT Spending to Grow 5.1% in 2022. “2022 is the year that the future returns for the CIO,” said John-David Lovelock, distinguished research vice president at Gartner. They [CIOs] are now in a position to move beyond the critical, short term projects over

3 Quick Steps to Manage Change

As managers and leaders we are often trained in and talk about change and its management. We learn the methods for change and then we observe and experience change constantly. From the perspective of our organisations, change is often the difference between where we are now to where we want to be at some future point.

Covid Recovery ICT

The three key focuses for Leaders ahead

We all know that the pandemic will one day be behind us (hopefully soon…), but that doesn’t mean that organisations can probably return to business as usual.

Bookings software not widely used

There are significant benefits for councils when utilising software for the booking and payments related to the hire of council facilities and assets. It removes a lot of manual processes and can free up staff to do other work. It also helps to facilitate the ease at which the community can access council facilities to the benefit of ratepayers and residents.

Website Providers Geographical spread

Clear to me during research for this article, is that many Councils are still determining asset management strategies that best suits their needs. Councils have no shortage of software options to choose from once they determine their actual software needs.

Document Management

Document Management Moving To The Cloud

The Document Management Solution of a council is often the key repository for all council knowledge. It is probably the most widely used system across a council and holds a council’s intellectual property.

Change Organisational Culture

How to change culture to move ahead

Culture is like the wind. It is invisible, yet its effect can be seen and felt. When it is blowing in your direction, it makes for smooth sailing, but everything is more problematic when it is blowing against you.

Asset Systems – Consolidation to Modernisation

Clear to me during research for this article, is that many Councils are still determining asset management strategies that best suits their needs. Councils have no shortage of software options to choose from once they determine their actual software needs.

The 3 Best Practices and Processes for constant change

Organisational resilience refers to a business’s ability to adapt and evolve as the global market grows, responding to short-term shocks – be they natural disasters or significant changes in market dynamics – and shaping itself to respond to long-term challenges.

Council Financial System

Council Financial systems are Consolidating

Right now, a lot of change is happening in the market for local government solutions. ERP software vendor boardrooms are flat out figuring out strategy on how to shift customers from their on-premises software to their cloud hosted platforms in order to secure their customer base for the next 5 to 10 years.

CRM Local Councils

The CRM – A Digital Transformation Catalyst

Right now, a lot of change is happening in the market for local government solutions. ERP software vendor boardrooms are flat out figuring out strategy on how to shift customers from their on-premises software to their cloud hosted platforms in order to secure their customer base for the next 5 to 10 years.

Local Government ERP Solutions Crunch

Right now, a lot of change is happening in the market for local government solutions. ERP software vendor boardrooms are flat out figuring out strategy on how to shift customers from their on-premises software to their cloud hosted platforms in order to secure their customer base for the next 5 to 10 years.

Inside a computer hard drive

Cyber threats for local government

In FY2020, one QLD regional council was subject to a ransomware attack. A ransomware attack is a form of a cyber-attack where the attacker gains access to information systems and demands a ransom to return the information.

Project Management

Why Good Strategies Fail

Strategy execution has always been the essential complement of strategy formulation for any local government or regional authority. An increasing speed of technology-enabled change has meant the importance of strategy implementation has increased exponentially for all of us.

2 Steps for creating a security conscious workforce

The rise of remote working is also blurring the lines between work, home life and caring responsibilities. This has a notable, and understandable, impact on our levels of concentration and ability to make optimal decisions.

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The Master Government CIO

According to Gartner, the government is a unique and risk-averse environment with chronic underinvestment in technology, a cost-centric view of IT, and a proliferation of data and digital roles, yet often scarce digital leadership.

ERP Strategy

Why does council or business ERP fail?

Any initiative that involves change can create concerns and worries, but the negativity that greets ERP initiatives is unparalleled in business and IT.
The three main reasons for this according to Gartner’s latest research are: