Government Chief Digital Officer
This role oversees the development and management of digital for the state sector.
Who holds this role
Paul James is the Government Chief Digital Officer (GCDO), and also the Chief Executive 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 chief executives 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)