The NICTA e-Government Initiative: Delivering Research Impact to Business and Government Professor Ross Jeffery Program Leader, Empirical Software Engineering. Background. National Research Laboratory Established in 2002 Currently funded until 2011 NICTA Staff 409 (359 FTE)
The NICTA e-Government Initiative: Delivering Research Impact to Business and GovernmentProfessor Ross JefferyProgram Leader, Empirical Software Engineering
+ Students, approx 650 total
To be an enduring world-class information and communications technology research institute that generates national benefit.
e-Government (E-Gov) Initiative
Trials of innovative technologies (software methods and tools) with collaborating government agencies is a key mechanism for realising the benefits of ICT research in the practice of government.
Identifying e-Government potential in government and industry
Developing benefit-oriented and industry-specific e-Government solutions
Determination of e-Government Potential
Productivity and growth
Potential of optimization
Room for improvement
Medicare web services
VISTA@NICTA has two projects of analysis of spatial information in collaboration with the ACT Planning and Land Authority (ACTPLA) and the Australian Bureau of Rural Science (BRS). The project incorporates Computer aided Multi-criteria decision support tools to model multiple types of evidences for intelligent environmental query and land planning, and supports a decision making process.
Intelligent Transport Area
Smart Transport and Roads (STaR) Project
Safety and Security Area
Smart Applications for Emergencies (SAFE) Project
Data and dataprocessing
processing and human understanding
Environment Management Area
Water Information Networks (WIN) Project
•In agriculture, close to half of the water is wasted.
•For domestic use, close to half is wasted and in some cities in Europe this is a lot higher.
•UNESCO believes we have enough water – it’s a management issue.
•WIN addresses part of this problem by addressing efficiency in agriculture particularly in irrigation systems and finding out where water is in many different environments.