[LINK] NOIE = OIE + AGIMO
woody at dstc.edu.au
Mon Mar 29 11:21:29 EST 2004
And we have to presume that this re-org will be the FINAL one - (with a
little poetic license) have a look at AGIMO spelled backwards...
On 11/03/2004, at 10:05 AM, Roger Clarke wrote:
>> At 3/10/2004 04:09 PM, Roger Clarke wrote (was: "NOIE = OIE + AGIMO"):
>> ... NOIE becomes OIE, and is moved back inside DCITA.AGIMO = Office
>> of the Aust Govt CIO. ...
> Tom Worthington <Tom.Worthington at tomw.net.au>:
>> ps: Someone could do a PHD charting the life of IT policy components
>> of government by tracking the changes from OGIT to OGO to NOIE, as
>> recorded in the Internet Archive <http://web.archive.org/>.
> And don't forget IITF - Information Industries Task Force, at least I
> think that was the acronym; which was part of Dept of Industry and
> things. That was a predecessor to what become part of NOIE, and is
> about to become a part of DCITA called, as Jan said, Ozzie, Ozzie,
> Ozzie, OIE, OIE, OIE.
> Re DCITA.AGIMO/NOIE/OGO/OGIT, there was no *formal* predecessor to
> There was a committee, IESC - Information Exchange Steering Committee,
> which was chaired by Pat Barrett in his then role as a Dep Sec in DoF.
> DoF provided some IT consultancy services in those days, and
> generally had a reasonable ability to impose 'moral suasion' on
> agencies. That was c. 1980-1990. (Pat's shortly to retire from his 6
> or so years as Auditor-General).
> Prior to that, of course, there was the Public Service Board, which
> had coordinative and some audit and review roles. But that was back
> when the computer industry was young, and so was I.
> Well, Tom, you asked. Can I have my PhD now please?
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