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Smart Councils: Digital Transformation
essentials for local government

By Andrew Whiteside, Georgia Hunt

• 29 May 2024 • 1 min read
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Digital transformations offer significant benefits to councils, but their implementation can pose challenges. What can local government do to reduce the risk involved with transformations – and increase their rate of success?


Over the last few years we have helped many of our Victorian Local Government clients undertake significant digital transformations. These transformations often include a transfer from on-premise solutions to cloud services and products, as cloud solutions can offer substantial cost and efficiency benefits. However, implementing cloud products can still be a complex process which carries material risk. Based on our experience working directly with local government, we have identified the 8 key risks that councils should be aware of when undertaking digital transformations, and what they should do to minimise them.

Complete the form below to start your council’s journey to increased efficiency and effectiveness.

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