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QESP is a specialist group of practitioners wishing to share their experiences and learn from others in the area of Software Quality, Software Process and Software Metrics. Amongst our members we have some of the best known experts in this field. It is a national organisation and may have international members.Learn more about QESP
By Ted Smillie - Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
The OECD 11 February 2018 report, Embracing Innovation in Government: Global Trends 2018, is based on “a global review of ways governments are transforming their operations and improving the lives of their citizens though innovation.” 58 countries contributed 276 cases of innovative initiatives. The Report identifies 3 Key Trends and 10 Case Studies. The OPEC […]
By The Mandarin - Monday, February 19th, 2018
The newest commander of Australia’s peak war college might not have made it very far in his military career if not for a leader who crossed his path some 30 years ago.
Major General Mick Ryan has penned the story of why he always looks to give others a second chance, after meeting the former commandant who taught him that failure did not have to be the end, but an opportunity to learn.
‘You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone’: The implications of expanding the use of robots in care services
By Helen Dickinson, Nicole Carey, Catherine Smith, Gemma Carey - Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
An ANZSOG-funded research project is exploring the increasing use of robots in care services to replace or complement the roles of humans. In this article, researchers Helen Dickinson, Nicole Carey, Catherine Smith and Gemma Carey explore some of the long-term implications for governments from the rise of robots.
The rise in number of citizens needing government-provided care services and advances in technology make it inevitable that robots will play a far greater role in care services, including services most of us will access at some point in our lives (e.g. education and health) and those that only a small proportion of the population will access (e.g. disability services or prison).
By CSIRO - Monday, February 5th, 2018
The disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre computer vulnerabilities on January 2, 2018 was in many ways unprecedented. It shocked – and scared – even the experts. The vulnerabilities bypass traditional security measures in the computer and affect billions of devices, from mobile phones to massive cloud servers.