The real problem with government is... →
Australia probably has one too many levels of government. State Governments are completely expendable in my view. But given we couldn’t agree to change the name of the Governor General a few years back, the likelihood of a wholesale rewrite of the constitution getting up is not even remote. The next best thing would be to just get them off the critical path. In Australia all the money...
Social media and national security →
Comparing the social media experience in Australian and US diplomacy. A battle to get a single twitter feed vs over 600 social media accounts and training diplomats in batches of 50. Guess who’s who?
Paperless Contracts at Yarra Ranges →
This article in the MAV Bulletin gives a brief overview of how using digital signatures allowed Yarra Ranges to drop their contracts turnaround from weeks to hours. Presumably it also saves a lot of scanning to get the documents into the records system!