Australian Information Industry Association
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Special Interest Groups
State Govt SIG - SA
The SA Government SIG works with government to improve Digital policy, projects and citizen engagement
The Legal SIG advocates for changes on Digital legal issues, related policy and ICT procurement practices.
The GeoSpatial SIG advocates the analysis of government and business data in a geospatial context
Data and Analytics SIG
The Data & Analytics SIG promotes the data-based decision making for Government and Businesses.
Product Requirements SIG
The PRSG exists to monitor and advocate standards, requirements, policies and legislation for ICT equipment
State Govt SIG - QLD
The QLD Government SIG works with government to improve Digital policy, projects, procurement and SME access
The Cloud SIG advocates for appropriate regulatory and policy settings to support cloud service development
Financial Services SIG
The Financial Services SIG provides networking and thought leadership in financial services technology.
The Education SIG advocates the sustainability of the Digital industry of Australia, through education.
The Health SIG promotes Industry and government collaboration to transform the healthcare industry
Digital Identity SIG
The Digital Identity SIG provides input to Government in developing its national digital identity framework.
State Govt SIG - VIC
The VIC Government SIG works with government to improve Digital policy and provide a voice for the industry
The Innovation SIG assists young innovative companies to connect with Government and commercial organisations.
State Govt SIG - WA
The WA Government SIG works with government to improve Digital policy and stratgey, projects and procurement
State Govt SIG - NSW
The NSW Government SIG works with government to improve Digital policy, projects, procurement and SME access
The Policy SIG exists to identify priority policy issues relevant to members and pursue appropriate action.
The eSIG provides a forum to discuss environmental and sustainability policy, legislation and standards.
The Security SIG focuses on effective application of ICT Security solutions and supports policy development.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise and the University of South Australia Joint Degree Overview
Monday 22 August 2016
Announced in 2014 Hewlett Packard Enterprise has partnered with the University of South Australia and the South Australian Government to offer a new, jointly developed, four year Information Technology Honours degree that offers a paid twelve-month internship
The Two Golden Rules that Guarantee Startups Start Smart
Wednesday 17 August 2016
The fail fast and pivot mantra is drilled into start-ups from their earliest inception; but there are two areas where no start up can afford to fail – company structure and IP ownership.
Now on to the business of making Australia competitive
Monday 15 August 2016
This was an eventful week. The 2016 Census promised to be one of the most ambitious demonstrations of citizen engagement ever conducted online, however due to a “confluence of events” many Australians were not able to complete the census on the allocated night. While there will no doubt be an inquiry into exactly what went wrong, why and who is responsible, I want to make sure we also keep our eye on the bigger picture.