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Imagine this, you get together with a group of digital professionals across government to hear the secret theme announced the morning of day 1 by GovJam HQ. Then you have 48 hours to brainstorm, research, come up with ideas, test them and develop further to submit the final pitch! Global GovJam was co-created back in 2012 by 2 Australian government staff that I had the pleasure of working with, Mikaela Jade and Ruth Mirams. It has now spread across 200 cities and 15 000 participants worldwide. GovJam provides a great way for people from different backgrounds, skills and mindsets to create innovative ideas using human-centred and agile methods. This ...
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Join the Visual Scribe community meetup on 2nd Friday of each month! This Friday (15 Oct) at 3.30 pm we have a mini workshop with the awesome @Lynne Goodyer : Technology, Innovation and Design Manager, Services Australia To participate it would be great if you could install the free Adobe Illustrator app, Adobe Fresco app, and Adobe Capture app. Lynne will walk through some of the features which can help with digital visual scribing. Date: 15 October, 3.30-4.15 pm Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Join with a video conferencing device 163575618@t.plcm.vc Video ...
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Are you a manager in the APS looking for ways to help your staff develop their skills and experience? IP Australia recently found that sending a staff member on a short, flexible mobility opportunity can provide many benefits for both staff and agencies. The project Kylie Murray works at IP Australia as a business analyst, focused on continuous improvement within the agency. Her background is in anthropology and her passion is user-centred design. It’s also something she has been wanting to develop within her work at IP Australia. So as part of her performance management discussions, she raised the desire to develop those skills and learn more about applying ...
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Blog by Grant Nicholson – 19 August 2021 The Australian Government has made the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) free for all Australians. Find out how your organisation can benefit. SFIA is a global standard that defines digital and other ICT related skills, and Australia holds one of only 2 country-wide licenses in the world. The APS Digital Profession works very closely with SFIA: We manage the Australian country-wide SFIA license (SFIA-AU) on behalf of the Australian Government. We use it as our core capability framework . Randall Brugeaud, Head of the Digital Profession , is a member of the SFIA Foundation ...
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Skills and learning outcomes benefit participants, their teams and their agencies. The Coaching for Women in Digital program develops the leadership skills of talented Executive Level 1 (EL1) female, female-identifying and non-binary professionals in digital. We spoke to past participant, Helen Jones, and her manager, Magda Hribar, on the positive impacts of the program on personal, team, and agency levels. Helen is an Assistant Director and Magda is a Director in the Biosecurity Integrated Information System team at the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment . Identifying strengths and building confidence Helen was new to the ...
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Coaching for Women in Digital is a 12-month program for talented Executive Level 1 (EL1) female, female-identifying and non-binary professionals in the APS. The program develops digital leaders in the public sector, increases diversity, and contributes to meaningful digital careers. We spoke to 2 previous participants, Moira Richards and Stacey Bishop. They reflected on their experience and the value their participation brought them and their agencies. Applications for the 2021–22 Coaching for Women in Digital Program are open now. If you are interested, or know someone who might be, visit the program page to find out more . Moira Richards, Australian ...
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The Australian Government’s Digital Identity program was seeking a visual scribe to capture a stakeholder webinar. Albert Iskandar from Services Australia said, “Yes please!” Image: Albert Iskandar from Services Australia doing visual scribing of Digital Identity stakeholder webinar oneAPS Opportunities is a Digital Profession pilot program for posting and finding flexible work opportunities in government. Unlike secondments, these opportunities are like micro-assignments and supported by informal arrangements. Krista Hulm (Lead researcher, Digital Profession) had a chat with Albert about his experience of the oneAPS opportunity. ...
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Digital Profession panel and networking event Join us on 30th June for the first hybrid Digital Profession event for 2021. Discover what the Digital Profession can do for you and meet your community of digital professionals in government. Caption: Discover more about the Digital Profession at our first 2021 networking event. Event details Wednesday 30 June 2021 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Hotel Realm on National Circuit, Barton ACT. Canapés and drinks are included. This event is free for both in-person and online participants, and is open to anyone wanting to find out more about the Digital Profession. Discover the Digital Profession ...
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The Digital Profession has launched the oneAPS Opportunities pilot – with the first opportunity being a visual scribing workshop with the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC). We spoke with 3 participants to get the full story on their oneAPS Opportunity experience. Caption: The APS Centre of Excellence for Workforce Planning at a visual scribing workshop, run by the DTA under the oneAPS Opportunities pilot. On this page What is oneAPS Opportunities? What the program does The opportunity Adina and Chris’s oneAPS Opportunity experience Sally and Heather’s oneAPS Opportunity experience Types of opportunities Contact us ...
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