The Department of Defence has released an updated ICT strategy intended to help it implement the ‘One Defence’ reform program and the priorities outlined in the 2016 Defence White Paper.
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The Department of Defence has carried out trials employing IBM’s cognitive computing platform, Watson, Mohan Aiyaswami this morning told a Cebit eGovernment conference in Sydney.
The Department of Defence has extended its regional ICT services agreement with Unisys until October 2018.
The government will spend between $300 million and $400 million on boosting the Defence’s ‘cyber’ capabilities, as part of the new Defence White Paper unveiled today.
The government will earmark an additional $5 billion to fix what it says is underinvestment in Defence’s ICT systems over the last decade.
Computerworld Australia got the chance to meet and chat with Department of Defence chief technical officer, Matt Yannopoulos, on the state of ICT reform within the department, the opportunity for consumer applications on the warfield and the difficulty of finding the right ICT personnel for the agency.
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