In June 2016 GOVIS celebrated its 25th anniversary. GOVIS started in 1991 when a few Information Systems Managers from small government agencies got together after a seminar one day and found each was looking for a way to communicate with other managers in similar situations. None of us had any peers in our organisations and so we lacked the ability to discuss our ideas and issues about IT in our agencies with colleagues who understood what we were talking about.
You’ve heard of the ‘Cloud’ and probably wonder what it’s all about. Although at a basic level it’s really only another term for ‘Internet,’ the ‘Cloud’ is a way of storing information resources so that they can be easily accessed and shared when you’re away from the office. Another major benefit is