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Year 1: Action Plan 2016/17

Key priority areas
  • Information and Data Reform
  • Digital Opportunity
  • Technology Reform
  • Capability Uplift
  • 2016
    • June
      • Introduce legislation to reform the FOI Act 1982 (Vic) and the Office of the Freedom of Information Commissioner.

        (#1)

      • Review and update the ICT Governance Education Program for executives sitting on ICT project boards.

        (#23)

    • July
      • Develop a statement of direction for a workplace ICT environment with a supporting implementation roadmap.

        (#12)

      • Finalise CenITex’s governance arrangements.

        (#20)

      • Develop and implement a series of changes to improve ICT project delivery (ICT Dashboard; quality assurance; independent advice).

        (#22)

    • August
      • Develop a statement of direction for a Victorian Government data network, including a future design supported by an implementation roadmap and preliminary business case.

        (#13)

      • Develop a statement of direction for human resources systems that will support a common systems approach for human resources for the government.

        (#16)

      • Develop a statement of direction for financial systems that will support a common systems approach to finance for the government.

        (#17)

    • September
      • Review how the government measure the release of data by developing performance indicators for quality and usefulness.

        (#2)

      • Establish a performance management framework for CenITex

        (#21)

      • Review how the government procures ICT.

        (#24)

    • October
      • Develop a unified consultation and collaboration platform.

        (#7)

    • December
      • Develop an information management framework

        (#3)

      • Pilot an API Gateway to facilitate sharing between agencies and the community.

        (#8)

      • Develop a statement of direction, and an overarching strategy for cyber security.

        (#14)

      • Develop cloud service standards and procurement models

        (#18)

      • Undertake a Public Sector Innovation Fund project with Code for Australia (Code for Victoria).

        (#25)

  • 2017
    • January
      • Create a data agency that will better use and share data and information to improve policy making and service design.

        (#4)

      • Develop an upskilling plan for ICT capability within government

        (#26)

    • February
      • Develop a framework and standards for digital assets, including mobile apps, websites and other digital services.

        (#9)

    • March
      • Identify potential master data sets and design the cross-sharing of these data sets with a supporting business case.

        (#5)

      • Develop a statement of direction for staff/ contractor identity management, with a supporting implementation roadmap and business case to enable workplace, shared services, and network standardization.

        (#15)

    • April
      • Explore options for the long term storage of data, which should aid discovery, increase security and improve availability of government information.

        (#6)

      • Develop a statement of direction and implementation plan for automated briefing processes and associated document & information management to support streamlined government briefing.

        (#19)

    • May
      • Review government’s digital presence

        (#10)

    • June
      • Development of Service Victoria, including the development of a digital distribution channel for simple, high volume transactions.

        (#11)