When will the public service appoint CDOs?

This article looks at the growing global trend in the appointment of CDOs; the work that the author led in 2013 investigating the role of a CDO in the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship; and asks the question when will the public sector in Australia appoint CDOs to drive the digital transformation of government?

Author:  Marie Johnson, Managing Director and Chief Digital Officer, Centre for Digital Business Pty Limited.