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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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Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services -- Periodical

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Northern Territory Government

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Annual Report 2016-17 | Department of Corporate and Information Services76 CO R PO RATE G O VER N AN CE Extensive consultation and involvement with the non-government organisation (NGO) sector in the design of the GrantsNT system included: briefings at the Chief Ministers biannual meeting with NGOs in Darwin and Alice Springs meetings with 12 individual NGOs and seven information sessions held for NGOs in Darwin, Alice Springs and via teleconference validation of business requirements through an online survey ongoing consultation with NGOs planned throughout development and implementation phases through the establishment of reference groups. Media releases for Department of Health office accommodation tender release, CCSRP contract, and Northern Territory Government / Telstra Co-Investment Program. Attended and gave evidence at public hearings for: Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Restoring Shortwave Radio) Bill 2017 on 9 May 2017 Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network on 28 June 2017. Provided an ICT issues paper and coordinated two dedicated ICT workshops as part of the Economic Summits for developing an Economic Development Framework. Consulted with the Ministerial ICT Advisory Council and the local ICT industry on the ICT Contracting Model, Office of Digital Government options paper, Buy Local Plan, draft ICT policies and input towards a Digital Territory Strategy. Delivered the first Cyber Security Awareness Week with presentations to businesses in Darwin and Alice Springs, providing practical tips to protect against cyber threats and scams for small to medium enterprises. All-of-government communications With DCIS role as the governments corporate services provider, internal communications has an all-of-government focus and is delivered via websites, guides, forums, reference groups and networks, supplemented with individual meetings on agency-specific issues. These processes ensure DCIS regularly shares information and seeks advice and feedback from clients. The key information exchange forums are: Agency Heads of Corporate Services Forum quarterly HR Directors Network quarterly Chief Finance Officers Forum quarterly Finance Managers Forum quarterly Banking Forum quarterly Chief Information Officers Forum quarterly Records Managers Forum quarterly Fleet Managers User Group biannually System User Groups (eg TRIPS, EIMS, TRM, ECMS) biannually. Internal all-of-government communication activities in 2016-17 included: DCIS regional forums open to all Northern Territory Government agencies were held in Alice Springs and Katherine to update local agency staff on key DCIS initiatives. Implementation of a number of system enhancements to NTG Central. Development of a new DCIS internet site. Delivered communications across government for major DCIS projects and initiatives, including implementation of myResignation and Cyber Security Awareness week. Extensive consultation with agencies responsible for managing grants and respective stakeholders to determine the business requirements and design of the GrantsNT system. Conducted roadshows and information sessions on CCSRP across all regions, including Alice Springs, Katherine and Tennant Creek. Delivered the first Cyber Security Awareness Week with presentations to Northern Territory Government officers in Darwin and Alice Springs to increase awareness about cyber safe practices and cyber threats and scams.

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