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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.


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


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


      • Finalise CenITex’s governance arrangements.


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


    • 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.


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


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


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


      • Establish a performance management framework for CenITex


      • Review how the government procures ICT.


    • October
      • Develop a unified consultation and collaboration platform.


    • December
      • Develop an information management framework


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


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


      • Develop cloud service standards and procurement models


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


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


      • Develop an upskilling plan for ICT capability within government


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


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


      • 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.


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


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


    • May
      • Review government’s digital presence


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