Government agencies are being mandated to transition to greater digital engagement, embracing technology in an effort to reduce costs and enhance efficiencies. To make the most of the digital economy public organisations need to navigate legacy systems, privacy risks, funding difficulties and the need to be agile. Further complicating things are the challenges posed by emerging technologies such as cloud computing, mobile, big data and analytics. The efficiency and engagement rewards can be extensive if delivered.
As the CTO for Defence, Mohan is responsible for the Defence ICT Strategy, technology roadmaps, architecture and delivery of ICT systems and applications in line with Defence's goals and strategies. He also provides guidance and support on technology awareness and competence throughout the organisation.
As Defence embarks on a digital transformation and the task of modernising its ICT capability to meet future demand, Mohan will discuss: