Presentation on theme: "Commission of Inquiry Peter Barnett Telstra Global & Enterprise Services National Local Government Summit 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Commission of Inquiry Peter Barnett Telstra Global & Enterprise Services National Local Government Summit 2014
The Municipal Landscape Page 2 Continuing to shave costs Continuing to build individual vendor driven systems Purchasing for price not strategic advantage Collaboration ad hoc Struggling to acquire, skill and maintain skilled workers Council IT Teams Tighter future Public Sector funding Pressure on Councils to retain their identity and independence Large unfunded infrastructure gaps Increasing number of Councils with an average underlying operating deficit Managers struggling to find sufficient appropriate resources to deliver required services Councils The LIKELY OUTCOME?
COLLABORATION Leverage technology Build a contestable competitive framework as a key enabler Drive your own priorities and outcomes DO it or have it DONE to you Page 3
The Business Challenges Consensus and Commitment Legal and Commercial framework Development of Service Catalogue Priorities Page 4
The Technology Challenges Maximise IT Resources Identify core business Price or strategic advantage? Transition from IT Doer to IT Strategy, Performance Manager Understand the value of technology solutions in a business context Page 5 Collaboration Targeted, prioritised application development and/or procurement Skills specialisation and structural flexibility Develop solutions in collectives and seize opportunities Drive your own IT agenda Embrace a Change