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Annual report 2003-2004, Department of Corporate and Information Services



Annual report 2003-2004, Department of Corporate and Information Services

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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2003 - 2004


Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services


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Made available by the Library & Archives NT via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).




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

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Northern Territory Government

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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report



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Northern Territory Government



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Corporate Overview 17 Strategic Issues for 2004/05 ECONOMIES OF SCALE SATISFIED CUSTOMERS Future direction and management for Data Centre Services. Manage the increasing trend for information technology business systems to move away from the mainframe-computing environment to the mid-range server platform, which has a negative impact on profitability and the long term viability of mainframe services. Agencies increasing use of electronic methods for information distribution has an ongoing negative impact on the Government Printing Office sales. Enhance the method of calculating, processing and disbursing Government payroll requirements to ensure on going efficient service. Continue improvements to processes and systems, either by lowering the overall cost or improving the quality of providing corporate services. Assist agencies to meet record-keeping obligations by building on the Governments current records management framework, collect and preserve the Territorys archives and provide maximum community access to the Territorys archival resources under the Information Act. Assist agencies to access adequate bandwidth to meet their business needs. Expand role as a central resource to agencies for procurement services, managing period contracts and processing any penalty payments applicable under the 30-day payment of accounts policy. OUR PEOPLE VALUED SERVICES Participate in the implementation Governments Indigenous Employment Career Development, Remote Workforce Development, and Willing and Able strategies by: Enhancing systems to improve monitoring and success of these initiatives; and Establishing effective partnerships with the Office of the Commissioner of Public Employment and other agencies in relation to the whole of government aspects of these strategies. Recording of Corporate Service costs to agencies in their ledger. Further refine NT Fleets commercial business operations in line with industry standards and continue benchmarking with interstate fleet operators. Further develop the Fleet business system to provide enhanced fleet information to clients and continue to achieve acceptable return on the asset base. Coordinate the implementation and reporting of eGovernment initiatives. Continue the significant role in identifying and promoting ways to improve the telecommunications facilities available to remote areas of the Territory.

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