Government Chief Digital Officer (GCDO)
This role oversees the development and management of digital for the state sector. Paul James is the GCDO, and also the Chief Executive (CE) of the Department of Internal Affairs.
What the GCDO does
The GCDO is the government functional lead for digital. Functional leads are charged with developing and improving a designated area across government.
The roles are delegated to specific CEs by the State Services Commissioner.
Leading the direction of digital
The GCDO is responsible for:
- setting digital policy and standards
- improving investments
- establishing and managing services
- developing capability
- system assurance (assuring digital government outcomes)
In this section
The Government Chief Digital Officer (GCDO) Paul James is supported by people and teams within the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA).