Every process and object can potentially be connected, captured and analysed. Using these insights, smart governments will have unprecedented ability to make intelligent, informed decisions that improve people’s lives. (Partner article)
Cathy O'Neil is a data scientist and author of the blog mathbabe.org. In this talk, O'Neil sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life and threaten to rip apart our social fabric.
Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason.
At its core the FI/RE community is actively redefining (and turning on its ear) the traditional notions of fundamental concepts such as employment, retirement, and life-purpose.
The Department of Finance will undertake a review into the tax office’s small business compensation mechanism as part of a federal government package aimed at addressing issues with tax disputes. The government said the ATO’s implementation of the Compensation for Detriment Caused by Defective Administration (CDDA) scheme will be scrutinised.
Wendy Beckett -- Turning to Jesus with Sister Wendy Beckett | National Review
Deputy Commissioner, Erin Holland is retiring. Ms Holland has made an enormous contribution to the ATO over her 35 years of service
VERONA BURGESS: One of the most compelling areas of public administration demanding attention this year is the role of regulation and oversight across government.
PERVERSE INCENTIVES: Victoria Police respond to report on breath test falsification. New recruits were inducted into the practice early in their careers.
RESEARCH: Organised crime may be a near-endless source of TV material, but for government and law enforcement it represents a “seriously under-researched cohort of offenders”, according to the Australian Institute for Criminology.
DTA: Public servants seized control of the gov.au domain name admin system last February and are working on making it "simple, fast and clear" for users.
◾ Digital identity consultation, round three
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