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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17



Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17

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Annual report 2016-17


Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services


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Annual Report 2016-17 | Department of Corporate and Information Services22 ACH IEVEM EN TS DCIS Innovation Program The DCIS Innovation Program highlights the importance of innovation in DCIS, with our progress and achievements reported in annual reports. The innovation concept was incorporated as a value in the DCIS Corporate Statement in 2013 and the Strategic Plan 2016-2018 further supports this value through emphasis on continuous improvement. The current program invites nominations from staff on projects that improve the departments operations or services. Endorsed suggestions are detailed in the annual Innovation Program and incorporated into divisional business plans. The status of program initiatives are reported quarterly to the Executive Management Board (EMB) and regular updates are provided to staff on project outcomes. In 2016-17 the following ideas were submitted by staff and accepted by the board, added to the Innovation Program, or progressed via other mechanisms: Video Tutorials for Training to assist with raising the knowledge of Northern Territory Government staff, expanding training materials to include the spoken word, subtitles, hyperlinks and video materials. Decision: add to Innovation Program. Normalisation Methodology for Local Content Scoring devise a sound methodology for better representing local content sores in tender assessments, applying similar concepts to approach used for pricing scores. Decision: progress through Procurement Governance Committee working group which is focussing on improving tenders and designing for local content. KPI Achievement Recognition to support a performance culture by improving awareness of KPIs at the coalface. Decision: add to Innovation Program. Panel Members for Tender Assessments central pool of staff with procurement experience/skills or panel member/ chair experience to use when allocating panel members and panel chair for tender assessments. Decision: add to Innovation Program. Promotion of the Australian Style Guide increase awareness and visibility for work units to encourage use and as a reference for preparing quality documents. Decision: progress and promote through the PA Network. Ideas that were submitted in 2016-17 which require further consideration and have yet to be added to the Innovation Program include: MyICT web link created in NTG Central. Decision: deferred due to cost implications, with benefits to be clarified. Online Support Chat. Decision: referred back to the nominator to provide more details and evidence of benefits, risks and impacts. Private Facebook group for DCIS internal communications. Decision: not accepted although concept will be considered as part of the staff site rebuild project. Medic Alert Allowance better managing underlying medical conditions in the workplace. Decision: referred to People and Development unit for investigation and advice.