Information technology

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
information and communications technologies
Conference paper

Achieving excellence in Lean implementation at construction companies: a case study from Brazil

Key themes that emerge from this study for a successful lean construction journey are; effort to stabilise the environment, knowledge creation and management, transparency in the process to enable simplicity and shared understanding, and building trust for further growth.
Report

Technology and the future of the government workforce

New and emerging technologies will change government in a wide range of ways. This report assesses the state of this transformation in the UK, what it means for the government workforce, and what steps the government needs to take now to ensure that it manages...
Report

ICT strategy and architecture review report

This report describes the findings from an independent assessment of the current state of aged care information, communications and assistive technology systems for the aged care sector. It finds that there are major deficiencies, which do not lead to positive outcomes for older Australians accessing...
Conference paper

Information infrastructure and the connected city

This paper briefly reviews the relationship now between ICT and the cities, particularly in Australia, and surveys the role that communication and information infrastructure might now play in the future form and function of cities.
Conference paper

The connected city

The papers in this session address the conference theme of The Connected City, which explores the provision of urban infrastructure.
Conference paper

Corporate restructuring, the new information technologies and spatial networks

The new small and medium sized businesses that are a by-product of this corporate restructuring use spatial networks instead of hierarchy (e.g. vertical and horizontal integration) to address agency problems and reduce transaction costs.
Report

Digital technology in the not-for-profit sector: October 2020

This report aims to better understand how not-for-profit organisations across Australia and New Zealand are using technology in order to recognise areas of growth and where improvement is needed. Now in its fifth year, this report provides a benchmark for all not-for-profit organisations across the...
Report

System redevelopment — managing risks while planning transition

The objective of this audit was to assess whether Services Australia appropriately managed risks to operating the current welfare payment system and appropriately prepared to transition to the future system.
Report

Ethics owners: a new model of organizational responsibility in data-driven technology companies

While actual job titles vary, ethics owners are tasked with 'translating public pressure into new corporate practices' by creating an ethical framework for technology workers to operate within. The authors of this report assert that understanding the work of ethics owners—and the tensions they face—is...
Survey

United Nations e-government survey 2020

As a development tool, the e-government survey examines countries’ strengths, challenges and opportunities, and informs policies and strategies. The 2020 edition found that progress has been made across all regions, even in the least developed countries.