About the Office of the Chief Digital Officer
The Office of the Chief Digital Officer (OCDO) was created in August 2015, with the appointment of Jon Cumming, the ACT Government’s first Chief Digital Officer. The OCDO will drive the ACT's digital agenda and lead the whole of government strategic direction for ICT.
The OCDO ensures alignment of government ICT and digital priorities and initiatives across the ACT Government. It has responsibility for:
- delivering a statement on the future direction of ACT Government business operations, including service delivery to the ACT community;
- strategic direction, policy and standards for whole of government ICT;
- improving whole of government ICT investment management;
- undertaking research and analysis to support strategic policy advice on current and emerging ICT and digital policy issues and initiatives; and
- shaping and sponsoring the development of whole of government ICT capability.