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Cloud

Cloud computing presents the South Australian Government with many opportunities, including the potential to reduce electronic storage and internal ICT capital investment requirements.

This page provides a policy, guidelines and other assets to assist the decision making process in an agency when determining the suitability of potential Cloud business solutions.

Policy

ODG/P3.1
ICT Policy Statement 3

The purpose of this policy is to ensure public sector agencies evaluate cloud services in every new or reformed ICT sourcing, procurement, or market approach.

Guideline

DPC/G3.1

This provides definitions of cloud services and the basic service and deployment models. 

Guideline

​DPC/G3.2

This guideline focuses on financial concerns that are relevant when considering or moving to a cloud computing model, including changes in funding approaches (capital vs operating expenditure).

Guideline

DPC/G3.3

This guideline focuses on network considerations relevant when considering or moving to a cloud computing model.  It focuses on three entry points or provisioning paths that an agency may consider for a cloud service.

Guideline

Cloud Services Planning Guideline – Alpha Release
ODG/G3.4

This guideline covers a broad range of subject areas.  It is intended to assist in the planning process for those agencies who have less experience in leveraging cloud services.  For others who are more experienced it may act as a useful checklist.  Importantly, the guideline encourages agencies to consider all of those areas in the early stages of their planning. 

Guideline

DPC/G4.5
ISMF Guideline 5

This guideline highlights items of importance that must be considered by agencies contemplating a move to Software-as-a-Service or other models of cloud computing such as Infrastructure-as-a-service and Platform-as-a-service.

Guideline

State Records SA Guideline

Agencies have obligations regarding the privacy and security of the information they hold. State Records SA has developed a guideline  to assist agencies in understanding how to comply with Information Privacy Principles when using cloud services. 

Guideline

State Records SA Guideline

All agencies have obligations to apply appropriate records management processes to maintain official records. Agencies should refer to State Records SA guideline.

Guideline

DPC/G3.6.1

As a newly formed agency, Investment Attraction SA had a need for a Customer Relationship Management system to manage leads, identify opportunities for investment, record projects and commitments, and track milestones. 

Guideline

DPC/G3.6.2

As part of the amalgamation of two agencies, two separate service desks were combined into one, creating a need for a single IT Service Management solution. 

Guideline

DPC/G3.6.3
This project involved the adoption of new technologies to allow staff to spend better quality time with clients, and to access and update files, emails and information about clients seamlessly and securely from any location.