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Aug 21, 2017

This week on InTransition we will listen to a speech made by Gavin Slater, the new CEO of the Digital Transformation Agency, held by the Institute of Public Administration Australia at the National Gallery of Australia. 

Mr Slater spent the last seven years at the National Australia Bank (NAB) focused on driving a widespread digital transformation agenda and leading initiatives to overhaul NAB's technology. Mr Slater is known for driving transformational change and responding to digital disruption having 30 years’ experience working in the private Financial Services sector.

In this speech, he discusses:

  • Challenges in improving the government’s service delivery;
  • The Senate probe into the government’s $10bn IT spend; and
  • His vision for the future, including more transparency and website consolidation.

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