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GOVIS 2020 AGM

Thursday September 3, 2020, starting at 5:00 pm followed by networking drinks Venue:  The George Room (upstairs), Thistle Inn, 3 Mulgrave St, Thorndon, Wellington We welcome you to the GOVIS AGM to hear an update over the past year and provide the opportunity to new members and officers to stand for election to the GOVIS Committee. We are repositioning GOVIS to continue delivering in these unusual times. If you’ve enjoyed GOVIS in the past and would like to help would like to get i...

August 7, 2020

GOVIS Lunchtime Forum - What does the new Privacy Act mean for government ICT? (Rescheduled)

*** Rescheduled ***Fri, August 21, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1.00 PM, Online event. After 27 years, we have a new Privacy Act! The changes include mandatory reporting of privacy breaches, a new Information Privacy Principle strengthening controls on information going overseas, and new enforcement powers for the Privacy Commissioner. The aim of the new legislation is to encourage agencies to be more proactive about privacy - to identify risks and prevent incidents that could cause harm. What does the ne...

August 5, 2020

Office 365 and Information Management - Update #2

Based on today’s updated Covid-19 management advice regarding indoor gatherings, GOVIS has decided to cancel the Office 365 and Information Management event. We will continue to adhere to the Ministry of Health’s guidelines and endeavour to reschedule the event in the future when it is suitable and safe to do so.Thanks for your understanding, the GOVIS Committee. ...

March 19, 2020

Office 365 and Information Management - Update

Update: GOVIS Lunchtime Forum - Office 365 and Information Management Given the concern with Covid-19, we wish to outline the impact on our upcoming event “Office 365 and Information Management”. Currently this event has 90 attendees. Based on Ministry of Health (MoH) guidance, we still would like proceed with it, however this may change depending on any change in advice from the MoH. However, for those who have signed up to attend please: Please do not attend if you are not feeling well or ...

March 18, 2020

GOVIS Lunchtime Forum - Office 365 and Information Management

Tue, March 24, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM, Ground floor of MBIE, G.02 and G.03, 15 Stout Street, Wellington  The majority of New Zealand Government information is created and managed within a Microsoft technology environment. Microsoft’s office productivity suite Office 365, used in coordination with other Microsoft applications, including SharePoint Online, is being adopted by an increasing number of New Zealand Government organisations. Come along to this session to hear a panel of expe...

March 10, 2020

GOVIS Lunchtime Forum - Deliberate campaigns of Disinformation

Mon, March 9, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM, ACC, Ground Floor, Shamrock House, 83 Molesworth St, Wellington. Tom Barraclough and Curtis Barnes have been researching legal and institutional responses to the potential impact of disinformation. In May 2019 they released the New Zealand Law Foundation report “Perception Inception: Preparing for deepfakes and the synthetic media of tomorrow". Particularly in an election year, agencies may find that information is circulating that is misleading. It ma...

February 24, 2020

We’ve got some big plans for 2020!

We have decided to try something new in 2020 and replace our annual two-day conference with smaller, more regular events throughout the year that will vary by format and topic. We will then review the success of this new approach at the end of next year to decide what 2021 will look like.This is an exciting opportunity for us to be innovative and try fresh ideas while honouring our longstanding mission – support people in government agencies to connect, learn and share about all aspects o...

January 21, 2020

Christmas with GOVIS

Mon, December 9, 2019 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Come and join GOVIS for an end-of-year celebration at Fork and Brewer! Bring a friend, meet some new people, and enjoy some food & drink on GOVIS. Let’s take this chance to swap stories about the year past and to get excited for what GOVIS has coming up for 2020. Please RSVP by December 5th. Limited to 50 people with preference to GOVIS member agencies – so be sure to register on Eventbrite.  Refreshments will be one free drink per person and ni...

December 4, 2019

Standards for Sharing - come along to the final GOVIS lunchtime forum for 2019!

Mon, December 9, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM,  Meeting rooms G.02, MBIE Head Office, 15 Stout St, WellingtonRegistration link is here. Have you ever tried to use data from somewhere else, but couldn’t because the format was different? Have you whiled away hours of your life cleaning the data from X so that it fits with the data from Y? And it’s time to settle that acrimonious debate once and for all - should time zone be included in a standard for date of birth, yes or no?!The difficultie...

December 2, 2019

GOVIS Lunchtime Forum - Meet the CIOs #5 - Claire Govier

Fri, November 15, 2019  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM (MBIE Head Office, G.02, 15 Stout St.)Come along to the latest of our ‘Meet the CIOs’ lunchtime forums. In this series we hear from information and technology leaders from across the public sector and find out how organisations are using technology and information to meet the needs of citizens and business. How are CIOs leading change? What lessons have they learned? And what does it all mean for information and technology professionals? This...

November 12, 2019

GOVIS 2019/20 Committee

As a result of the recent AGM, the GOVIS committee has changed. The members for 2019/20 are: Mick Crouch, (Treasurer), Department of Internal Affairs (Archives New Zealand)       Claire Benson (Secretary), The TreasuryCecilia Comelli, Ministry of Business, Innovation and EmploymentChris McDowell, Ministry of Business, Innovation and EmploymentJane Garden, Ministry of JusticeHugh Blackstock, Accident Compensation CorporationPatrick Power, Stats NZRochelle Furneaux, Accide...

October 24, 2019

GOVIS AGM

Wednesday August 28th, starting at 4:15 pmVenue:  Room 1.3 Kakariki, Level 1, Aurora Conference Centre (MSD), 56 The TerraceNetworking:  Bethel Woods, Ground Floor, 73 The Terrace from 5:00 pm The AGM provides an update on the societies’ performance over the past year as well as providing the opportunity to new members and officers to stand for election to the GOVIS Committee. If you enjoyed GOVIS 2019 and would like to get involved in delivering amazing events, GOVIS needs you!...

July 16, 2019

GOVIS now on RocketSpark!

GOVIS has updated their website! The previous site was becoming hard to manage and was difficult to navigate and find the appropriate information. This new site is built using the platform provided by RocketSpark. RocketSpark have kindly agreed to sponsor this site so many thanks to them. If your organisation is looking for an easy to build and maintain website, consider the RocketSpark platform....

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