Stay up to date with news and forthcoming events.
govCMS Camp will be an opportunity for people to get together to add new functionality to govCMS, to enhance the govCMS distribution, and to help prioritise the list of current issues. As part of the grassroots events, this camp is designed to get the community together to share expertise, collaborate across agencies, and to contribute back to the open source community.
Welcome back to work from the govCMS team; we hope you had a nice and relaxing holiday. We’re looking forward to working with you in 2017 and beyond.
The govCMS community continues to grow. We currently have 18 sites in development. Some of these will go live during January and join the 119 sites already running on the govCMS platform.
The Department of Finance will establish a govCMS Drupal Services Panel in 2017. The process begins today with the release of the govCMS Drupal Services Panel Request for Tender (RFT).
This panel is designed to:
The govCMS team will host another roundtable discussion with service providers on Wednesday 26 April 2017. It’ll be similar to the roundtable discussion we hosted in May 2016.
We recently held the govCMS mega meeting for the govCMS community and will be seeking input from service providers in a similar way.
It’s time to farewell govspace as it reaches a final milestone as a whole of government service in December 2016. Most government agencies using the service have chosen to move to govCMS.
On Thursday 24 November we hosted the 2nd govCMS mega meeting for 2016. Over 70 agency and govCMS staff got together to enjoy pizza and cake, share stories and provide input on the govCMS roadmap for 2017.
Learn how to navigate a Drupal/govCMS site and recognise custom roles, content types, taxonomy (category) systems and contributed modules. When: Wednesday, 24 November 2016 Where: National Library of Australia - Parkes Place West, ACT 2600 Duration: 1 day - 9:00 to 17:00 Cost: $654.50 AUD
The govCMS service will be further enhanced this year with the establishment of a procurement panel for govCMS Drupal services.
The Department of Finance will establish this panel to provide govCMS services and solutions for commonwealth, state and local government entities.
Agencies on govCMS are reaping the benefits of an open and shared service with the addition of the new govCMS CKAN feature. This functionality allows govCMS users to connect to and creatively visualise data on their websites from stored CKAN data repositories, such as data.gov.au.