This is the transcript of a speech I recently gave to a conference entitled “Tomorrow Ready CIO” in Canberra. It covers the developing use of cloud computing by the Australian Government and the measures undertaken by Finance to provide guidance and procurement support for agencies using the cloud. My major point is the need for [...]
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This year I will give regular updates on the work of the ISO/IEC’s Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC1). This committee is funded by the Department of Finance and Deregulation, and the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy and I am the chair.
You can see the structure of JTC1 along with information about each [...]
The Australian Government Cloud Computing Strategic Direction (the Strategy) was released in April 2011. It stated that agencies may choose cloud-based services where they demonstrate value for money and adequate security. The Strategy included a number of deliverables – all of which have been completed, except for the report on cloud certification requirements.
This last deliverable comprised [...]
In August, I released the draft A Strategic Approach to Cloud Implementation: An Australian Government Perspective for public comment. We have incorporated your feedback into the guide and now release the final version A Guide to Implementing Cloud Services at the link below.
Following our earlier work to provide agencies with guidance on the consideration and use of cloud computing, we’re releasing a new draft guide, A Strategic Approach to Cloud Implementation: An Australian Government Perspective. This guide complements the suite of better practice guides for cloud computing. It provides agencies with an understanding of the issues around [...]
In May, Glenn Archer released the draft Community Cloud Governance Better Practice Guide. Following your feedback we have updated the guide and now release the final version of Community Cloud Governance — An Australian Government Perspective at the link below. The guide forms a part of our suite of better practice guides for cloud computing.