UK councils show worrying laxity in AI usage policies
FOI data reveal a 'shocking' laxity among UK councils in regulating workplace Artificial Intelligence (AI) usage, with three-quarters lacking usage policies and over a third permitting AI use without policy.
InternetNZ appoints new chief executive. Will take over in October
InternetNZ has announced the appointment of its new chief executive, with Vivien Maidaborn taking over the role from interim chief Andrew Cushen in October.
Dunedin City Council uses Spark IoT network for new water measuring system
Dunedin City Council has implemented a smart water metering solution using Spark's IoT network, aiming to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
Who is on Fortinet’s new Public Sector Advisory Council?
Fortinet says its new Public Sector Advisory Council will expand its commitment to secure public sector organisations worldwide.
CompTIA forms Cybersecurity Advisory Council, led by 16 security execs
CompTIA forms Cybersecurity Advisory Council with industry experts to tackle major cybersecurity challenges and threats in 2021 and beyond.
New research project uses VR to make Australian roads safer
University of South Australia researchers are using virtual reality technology to improve road safety for older Australians.
Hawkes Bay launches digital transformation project with TechnologyOne
New Zealand's Hawkes Bay Regional Council partners with TechnologyOne for a significant digital transformation project.
Local Govt NZ: 12-months rates freeze misguided during COVID-19 pandemic
The request from the Taxpayers’ Union to implement a 12-month rates freeze is misguided and has the potential to put the brakes on economic recovery.
Northern Melbourne council launches cloud-based solution Nintex
The cloud-based solution will be used to improve customer experience, and to capture and manage processes, according to a statement.
How a complex new NSW Council balanced its workload
MidCoast Council’s ICT manager needed to deliver a robust IT system that allowed staff to do their jobs effectively.
Seven Aussie projects shortlisted in IDC's Smart Cities Awards
The nominated projects include three from Newcastle alone and span smart water metering, solar farms, virtualization and transport.
Sunshine Coast submarine cable landing station underway
The submarine cable will help deliver the fastest data and telecoms connection to Asia from the east coast of Australia.
Australian local government body develops IoT-enabled smart restrooms
The restrooms are one part of the councils latest set of IoT initiatives, with the second involving water metering of multi-story buildings.
TechnologyOne ink multi-million-dollar contract extension with Moreton Bay Regional Council
Moreton Bay Council renews deal with TechOne, enhancing digital services with an 8-year SaaS solution.
TechOne inks 8 year SaaS contract extension with Noosa Shire Council
Noosa Shire renews with TechOne for 8 more yrs, bolstering tech to lead in council efficiency.
TechnologyOne scores local government contract with SA’s City of Mitcham
The local government authority has implemented TechnologyOne’s enterprise solution to replace paper-based work orders.
Exclusive Interview: The City of Newcastle on smart city investment
Newcastle showcases smart city evolution at Cities 4.0, driving economic and community growth.
Kiwi company Promapp picks up Aussie council body as client
According to Promapp, its cloud-based software will enable the council body to map, review and improve processes on an ongoing basis.
Kapiti Coast District Council sends spam to 'hundreds of people'
Kāpiti Coast Council's email blunder floods hundreds with spam, as Mayor Gurunathan urges vigilance amidst phishing surge.
Fraser Coast Council deploys Promapp to ramp up workflow efficiency
For example, if a customer request for a water meter issue is received, a work order can then be generated and a council staff member dispatched.
How Cumberland Council embraces tech innovation to uphold transparency & customer focus
The story of Cumberland Council is one of amalgamation, adoption and great success; after just five months of operation.
Promapp's BPM software to service Bayside City Council
Bayside City Council in Victoria has brought Promapp on board to provide its business process management software.
Council switches off free Raetihi Wi-Fi
The Ruapehu District Council has switched off the free Wi-Fi that is available at Raetihi’s public library after hours.
Victoria city council chooses ShoreTel to begin major upgrade
Brimbank City Council in Victoria has announced ShoreTel is its chosen vendor for a new unified communications (UC) solution.