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Technology Reference

This domain includes the capabilities required to deliver, run and manage the ICT that enables the delivery of digital services for government, including the use of cloud services and digital infrastructure.

Capabilities

This domain includes the following capabilities.
Notice Generative AI presents new and innovative opportunities for government and an increasing number of new AI tools and models are now easily available. However, due to their rapid evolution there is a need and growing demand for guidance to support the consideration and assessment of the risks…
What is Cloud Computing? Cloud Computing is the deployment of computing services into a shared pool of computing, network and storage resources accessed by multiple customers to reduce costs, improve quality of service, harness innovation and increase scalability. Cloud computing service…
What is Hosting? Hosting refers to facilities that host systems and data by providers to government. These providers may deliver a range of services to agencies, including cloud computing. Objective To enable agencies to identify and source hosting services that meet enhanced privacy,…
What is IT Service Management? IT Service Management refers to monitoring and managing the quality of IT products and services being delivered. Objective An objective for this space will be finalised through the iterative development of the Australian Government Architecture.
What is Mainframe? Mainframe refers to a specific type of technology that allows for high levels of data processing with a high volume of input and output operations, including its storage and other attached systems across geographically dispersed networks. Objective To consolidate holdings to…
What is Software Engineering and Development? Software Engineering and Development refers to managing the development of software through its lifecycle. Objective An objective for this space will be finalised through the iterative development of the Australian Government Architecture.
What is Advanced Data Analytics? Advanced Data Analytics is the analysis of raw datasets using specialised computers and software. Objective An objective for this space will be finalised through the iterative development of the Australian Government Architecture.
What are Digital Twins? A digital twin is dynamic digital representation of a real-world object or system. Objectives An objective for this space will be finalised through the iterative development of the Australian Government Architecture.
What is Blockchain? Blockchain technology is a distributed ledger technology whereby a database is distributed across numerous users, and changes to the database are validated by consensus among the users. Blockchain technology can be widely applied to improve business processes, increase…
What is the Internet of Things? Internet of Things refers to the network of physical objects that are able to connect to the Internet. Objectives An objective for this space will be finalised through the iterative development of the Australian Government Architecture.
What is Quantum Computing? Quantum Computing is the storing and processing of information by manipulating the behaviour of individual atoms, ions, electrons or photons. Objectives An objective for this space will be finalised through the iterative development of the Australian Government…
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