Digital Profession Insights podcast

Is Australia Digital Ready? The Digital Profession’s Insight series explores the capabilities, tools and approaches needed for professionals and agencies to be Digital Ready.

Once a month, podcast host Fleur Anderson will come together with diverse leaders in the public service and digital realm, to explore in depth the future of digital in Australia and the ways that the Digital Profession will uplift capability ready to take on challenges of the future. 

To support these initiatives, the Digital Profession aims to set the standard of excellence for digital professionals in government and deliver world-leading services for Australia. 

Digital Hack Minisode 4

 

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Podcast host, Fleur Anderson is joined by:

        
  • Ashley Donaldson, Design & innovation Consultant, Tobias
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  • Laure Yassine, Product Manager with the Simplified Trade System Implementation Taskforce

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Episode 4 - Human-centred design

How is human-centred design applied to the work of the Australian Public Service? In episode 4 of the Digital Insights series, our experts explore the application of human-centred design to products and services, delivering the ideal experience for citizens.

Podcast host, Fleur Anderson is joined by:

  • Ashley Donaldson, Design & innovation Consultant, Tobias
  • Laure Yassine, Product Manager with the Simplified Trade System Implementation Taskforce

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Digital Hack minisode 3


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Podcast host, Fleur Anderson is joined by:

  • Julian Smith, Director of Member Experience, Mobility and Specialist Advice and Head of Agile Practice
  • Andrea Anderson, Agile Practitioner, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
  • Aaron Draper, Digital Partnerships, Planning & Governance, Enterprise Solutions & Technology, Australian Tax Office
  • Shane Wheller, Agile Delivery Manager, Austrade

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Episode 3 - Adopting Agile successfully in government

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In this episode, listeners learn from leading Agile practitioners about the benefits of Agile practice in a government context, keeping users at the centre and tackling myths surrounding its adoption. 
The panel reflects on their experiences of adopting modern ways of working in government and discuss some of the key challenges they have faced in their journey to better teams and business outcomes.

Podcast host, Fleur Anderson is joined by:

  • Julian Smith, Director of Member Experience, Mobility and Specialist Advice and Head of Agile Practice
  • Andrea Anderson, Agile Practitioner, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
  • Aaron Draper, Digital Partnerships, Planning & Governance, Enterprise Solutions & Technology, Australian Tax Office
  • Shane Wheller, Agile Delivery Manager, Austrade 

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Digital Hack Minisode 2

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Podcast host, Fleur Anderson is joined by:

  • Suzanne Aitken, General Manager, Project Delivery Services Technology Services at Services Australia
  • Alex Nitschke, Data Integration Delivery Assurance and Strategy at the Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Sofia Athanasopoulos Digital Designer at the Australian Government Department of Veteran’s Affairs

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Episode 2 - Leadership at all levels

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Episode 2 explores how leadership culture affects service delivery and how being Digital Ready nurtures the APS digital workforce. Our multi-level panel provides relevant and applicable advice on leading from junior, mid or senior levels.

Podcast host, Fleur Anderson is joined by:

  • Suzanne Aitken, General Manager, Project Delivery Services Technology Services at Services Australia 
  • Alex Nitschke, Data Integration Delivery Assurance and Strategy at the Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Sofia Athanasopoulos Digital Designer at the Australian Government Department of Veteran’s Affairs

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Digital Hack Minisode 1

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Podcast host, Fleur Anderson, is joined by Vanessa Roarty, Branch Lead of Digital Profession, Australian Public Service Commission; Vanessa Doake, Chief People Officer at Art Processors and Co-Founder & Former COO of Code Like a Girl and Pia Andrews, Special Advisor, Digital & Client Data Workstream Lead for Employment and Social Development Canada.

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Episode 1 - The Future of Work

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The future of work explores ongoing and future changes for the work of the public service; effective workplace and leadership culture; and best practice for delivering outcomes. Our expert panel shines a spotlight on new ways of working to ensure that government work practices are modern, efficient and allows room for the best possible capability. 

Podcast host, Fleur Anderson, is joined by Vanessa Roarty, Branch Lead of Digital Profession, Australian Public Service Commission; Vanessa Doake, Chief People Officer at Art Processors and Co-Founder & Former COO of Code Like a Girl and Pia Andrews, Special Advisor, Digital & Client Data Workstream Lead for Employment and Social Development Canada.

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