Treasury
Profile
• Staffing of around 800
• Central policy advising agency
• Some IT knowledge in the department
• CIO has a proact...
Delivery
• Services
• Projects
• Innovation
Compliance
• Agency requirements
• Privacy
• Security
• Intellectual Property
...
Security Challenge
A Strong Foundation
• We know what we’re up against (sources of
regulation, etc.)
• Innovation is a departmental priority ...
Practical Behaviours
• Awareness
• Engagement
• Expectation management
Treasury in Action – DR Project
• 1970s building
• 7 years ago gutted Datacentre and put in a
pod system.
• 22 racks in to...
pre 2007
2008
Disaster Recovery
2003 Canberra Bushfires
Regulatory Environment
• Australian National Audit Office (ANAO)
– Better Practice Guides
– Audits
• Audit Committee• Audi...
Starting the Thinking
• Business understanding of Business Continuity
Planning
• Myths and misconceptions
• Be part of the...
DRIP – DR Implementation Project
• DR, Storage, Virtualisation
• Site Recovery Manager
• PLUS… Network/Comms Upgrade
• PLU...
Return on Investment
• Accurately mapped current position.
• Acknowledged that this was not a cost
reduction project.
• Co...
Today
Project Benefits
• Meet or exceed the reduction in the IT
Recovery Time Objectives for Critical, Vital and
Essential Busin...
Finalising now…
PRIMARY SITE SECONDARY SITE
Point in Time
Commvault
(IntelliSnap
Proxy Server)
SAN LUN 1
IntelliSnap Protected
VM
REPLICA ...
Framework for Success
• Good Governance – PM and Reporting
• Good stakeholder management
• Know your business
– Business S...
Framework for Success
• Know people and their biases
• Don’t assume they care like you care
• Keep it real
• Keep stakehol...
What’s Next?
Current Treasury Projects
• Future Desktop Initiative
– Mobility (VMware and AirWatch)
– Desktop Replacement
• SharePoint ...
Questions
Active Defence: Safeguarding Crucial Capability while Boosting Functionality and Delivering on ROI
Active Defence: Safeguarding Crucial Capability while Boosting Functionality and Delivering on ROI
Active Defence: Safeguarding Crucial Capability while Boosting Functionality and Delivering on ROI
Active Defence: Safeguarding Crucial Capability while Boosting Functionality and Delivering on ROI
Active Defence: Safeguarding Crucial Capability while Boosting Functionality and Delivering on ROI
Active Defence: Safeguarding Crucial Capability while Boosting Functionality and Delivering on ROI
Active Defence: Safeguarding Crucial Capability while Boosting Functionality and Delivering on ROI
Active Defence: Safeguarding Crucial Capability while Boosting Functionality and Delivering on ROI
Active Defence: Safeguarding Crucial Capability while Boosting Functionality and Delivering on ROI
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Active Defence: Safeguarding Crucial Capability while Boosting Functionality and Delivering on ROI

Presentation by Ricardo Alberto, CTO & Acting CIO , The Treasury, Australian Government at the Australian CIO Summit 2014

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Active Defence: Safeguarding Crucial Capability while Boosting Functionality and Delivering on ROI

  1. 1. Treasury
  2. 2. Profile • Staffing of around 800 • Central policy advising agency • Some IT knowledge in the department • CIO has a proactive support role• CIO has a proactive support role • Many challenges working in government
  3. 3. Delivery • Services • Projects • Innovation Compliance • Agency requirements • Privacy • Security • Intellectual Property • Governance • Accessibility • Evidence • Recordkeeping Compliance Challenge Regulations Policies Standards Laws • Innovation • Recordkeeping • Reporting • Freedom of Information • Public Governance, Performance and Accountability • Workplace Health and Safety • Chief Executive Instructions Laws Audits Procedures
  4. 4. Security Challenge
  5. 5. A Strong Foundation • We know what we’re up against (sources of regulation, etc.) • Innovation is a departmental priority – our• Innovation is a departmental priority – our department wants us to try new things, so we make the effort and don’t get put off by some extra hoops to jump through.
  6. 6. Practical Behaviours • Awareness • Engagement • Expectation management
  7. 7. Treasury in Action – DR Project • 1970s building • 7 years ago gutted Datacentre and put in a pod system. • 22 racks in total with about 16 in use, plus 4 at Secondary Site.
  8. 8. pre 2007
  9. 9. 2008
  10. 10. Disaster Recovery 2003 Canberra Bushfires
  11. 11. Regulatory Environment • Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) – Better Practice Guides – Audits • Audit Committee• Audit Committee
  12. 12. Starting the Thinking • Business understanding of Business Continuity Planning • Myths and misconceptions • Be part of the solution• Be part of the solution
  13. 13. DRIP – DR Implementation Project • DR, Storage, Virtualisation • Site Recovery Manager • PLUS… Network/Comms Upgrade • PLUS… Improved Secondary Site• PLUS… Improved Secondary Site • Benefits are difficult to see
  14. 14. Return on Investment • Accurately mapped current position. • Acknowledged that this was not a cost reduction project. • Cost of staff being sent home.• Cost of staff being sent home. • Other risks including reputation. • Cost of risk realisation, probability.
  15. 15. Today
  16. 16. Project Benefits • Meet or exceed the reduction in the IT Recovery Time Objectives for Critical, Vital and Essential Business Functions. • Reduction in disruption to the business.• Reduction in disruption to the business. • Reduced interruption for planned major site outages.
  17. 17. Finalising now…
  18. 18. PRIMARY SITE SECONDARY SITE Point in Time Commvault (IntelliSnap Proxy Server) SAN LUN 1 IntelliSnap Protected VM REPLICA SAN LUN 1 Point in Time Point in Time
  19. 19. Framework for Success • Good Governance – PM and Reporting • Good stakeholder management • Know your business – Business Strategy– Business Strategy – IT Strategy – SWOT • Understand your audience
  20. 20. Framework for Success • Know people and their biases • Don’t assume they care like you care • Keep it real • Keep stakeholders informed as needed• Keep stakeholders informed as needed • Understand the competition for funding
  21. 21. What’s Next?
  22. 22. Current Treasury Projects • Future Desktop Initiative – Mobility (VMware and AirWatch) – Desktop Replacement • SharePoint Records Management• SharePoint Records Management – RecordPoint
  23. 23. Questions

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