Advanced data analytics can help the Indonesian government better serve its citizens

OpenGov Asia hosted its third installment of its Virtual Breakfast Insight: Powering Smarter Data and Resilient Government with Advanced Analytics on 29th July 2020. This audience comprised of senior digital executives from the Indonesian public sector. The session once again witnessed a 100% turnout with delegates from 16 different government agencies in attendance. The session […]

Australia invests $18.8 million to boost digital health tech

The Australian Government recently announced that it is investing AU$18.8 million to supercharge the discovery of better treatments for cancer, epilepsy, stroke, paralysis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, brain injuries, back pain and chronic middle ear disease. Under round three of the Government’s AU$45 million BioMedTech Horizons (BMTH) program, 21 very promising projects will receive funding to […]

Vietnam to allow online vehicle registration from mid-August

An online public service for registering cars and motorbikes is expected to be put into operation on 15 August, according to Minister-Head of the Government Office, Mai Tien Dung. The senior government leader announced the launch of the online vehicle registration service at a meeting held at the Government Headquarters in Hanoi, discussing the progress […]

New Zealand establishes algorithm charter for government agencies

Agencies that are signatories, agree to commit to a range of measures, such as explaining how decisions are informed by the algorithms, making sure data is fit for purpose by managing and identifying biases, ensuring that privacy, ethics and that human rights are maintained.

WA government to help digitally prepare local workforce

The government has already started implementing many recommendations put forward in the Review of Skills, Training and Workforce Development which focus on preparing the workforce for the digital world and furthering new technologies.