The West Australian government has signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services to better procure its cloud services. The agreement means state agencies, local governments and universities will not need to negotiate separate contract terms in their deals with AWS.  WA has a cloud first ICT strategy, using the services

Oracle announced that it has established a new whole-of-government (WofG) arrangement with the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA), to make it easier for government agencies to purchase Oracle products and services. The Australian government has similar agreements with Microsoft and AWS. Oracle says the arrangement is set to bring increased cost-savings,

SAP has pledged to allocate 5 per cent of its addressable procurement spending to social enterprises and diverse businesses by 2025, and is urging its 440,000 customers to join it. Under the “5 & 5 by ‘25” initiative announced this week the German software giant will spend five per cent

The Digital Transformation Agency failed to fully demonstrate value for money in the way it procures IT services and did not comply with Commonwealth Procurement Rules, according to an examination by the national audit office. The Australian National Audit Office today released its report on the Establishment and Use of

The Australian Government has signed an extensive procurement deal with Amazon Web Services. Australian Federal, State, and Territory agencies and departments, as well as public universities and government agencies will now have access to AWS through a “simplified procurement model”. The Government said the deal will mean cheaper and easier