Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Plan Government ICT

John Sheridan, First Assistant Secretary, Australian Government Information Management Office, will talk on "AGIMO’s Vision & Plan for ICT in Government", at an Australian Computer Society meeting in Canberra, 20 September 2011:
ICT Management SIG
AGIMO Update

AGIMO’s Vision & Plan for ICT in Government

John will discuss the status of current whole of government initiatives, including timeframes and outcomes, as well as how government is working with industry to deliver in the future.

John will talk about the role of AGIMO and how it continues to evolve to meet the changing demands of government.


John Sheridan

First Assistant Secretar

John is currently the First Assistant Secretary Agency Services within AGIMO. His division’s responsibilities include whole of government matters such as, Government 2.0, data centre strategy, coordinated procurement, improvements in the ICT industry marketplace, and telecommunications services including ICON, the Ministerial communications and telepresence networks.

John was also in charge of negotiating the Microsoft Volume Sourcing Agreement, valued at over $250m and providing services for over 230,000 staff and to successfully lead the effort to save $1 billion in ICT expenditure over 2009-2013.

Prior to this, John spent 22 in the Australian Army before joining and holding several senior roles within the ICT arm of Defence.

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