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GOVIS is the network of technology and information professionals in NZ central government. On this site you can find out about our networking events coming up, this year's conference and also view our library of past presentations. If your agency is not a member, we invite you to join now.

GOVIS 2014 - Delivery@Pace June 19-20, 2014

Thanks for making GOVIS 2014 a successful two days.  The GOVIS 2014 Conference was held on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th of June, 2014 at Te Papa in Wellington.  The conference programme is still available on the GOVIS website and over the next week, where we have speaker permission, we will be linking copies of the presentations to each speaker.

Hon. Peter Dunne - GOVIS 2014Naomi Ferguson - GOVIS 2014Tim Occleshaw, GCTO - GOVIS 2014Ali Grigg, Xero - GOVIS 2014

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:00 PM

Please note : this event is full.

The direction the government is asking it's agencies to take is to becoming quite clear - ensure the investment is optimised and that it is achieving the outcomes expected.  The New Zealand government data, information and solution landscapes are needing to change  more rapidly and with increasingly higher impact and expectations.  How is Enterprise Architecture relevant in this environment? What part will Enterprise Architecture play in developing the changes necessary to develop  increasingly responsive and innovative government agencies?

This will be a thought-provoking panel session with

  • John Kananghinis, Chief Enterprise Architect, Inland Revenue
  • Neil Brown, Lead Enterprise Architect, New Zealand Transport Agency
  • Rosemary McGrath, Chief Architect, Statistics New Zealand
  • James Collier, Government Enterprise Architect, DIA

Venue: National Library, lower ground meeting room, entrance on Aitken Street. 

A light lunch and tea/coffee will be served at 12pm. No charge, attendance is open to government staff and contractors in agencies. 

If you RSVPd and can no longer attend, please advise Ros, at website@govis.org.nz Thanks! 

Monday, December 1, 2014 12:00 PM

Open government is about an ethical, honest and fair relationship between citizens and their government. 

New Zealand has recently joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP), a forum of countries working on more openness, accountability and responsiveness to citizens.

Members of the OGP develop an Action Plan that detail commitments to concrete actions. Actions address the OGP’s principles of
Participation, and
Technology and innovation.

Join us for an overview of the OGP and New Zealand’s Action Plan, recently approved by Cabinet, and a discussion on how we can facilitate better engagement practices with citizens in the policy development process.

The Action Plan and associated Cabinet Paper can be read (or downloaded) from the SSC website at:

Venue: Ministry of Social Development Auditorium, Level 3 Bowen State Building, Bowen Street
Date: December 1, 12-2
Programme: Light lunch served at 12.00
12.15 Panel and facilitated discussion
Wrap up by 1.45pm

Please RSVP to Ros at website@govis.org.nz and advise of any dietary preferences.
We have room for 60 attendees from central and local government agencies.

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