The Electronic Transformation Agency’s contract with Deloitte for the beta create of the government’s new Facebook-impressed digital provider system has climbed for the third time in six months.
The worth of the six-month deal for ‘horizon one’ of the government’s new digital encounter system (GOVDXP) jumped for the first time given that June on Thursday, escalating from $23 million to $28.1 million.
Deloitte commenced creating the system – which is envisioned to sooner or later replace the present myGov portal – given that it was handed an first $1 million deal to create the first prototype in February.
In March, the significant four consultancy was awarded a adhere to-on contract worth $9.5 million that doubled in price tag just two months afterwards for get the job done commencing the exact same day myGov crashed because of to the coronavirus induced economic lockdown.
Less than the contract, Deloitte is creating the beta GOVDXP, as nicely as a “web-centered myGov inbox, decide-in notifications and login access to myGov”, which falls less than ‘horizon one’ – one particular of a few releases for the myGov update system.
GOVDXP launched for beta tests in June, but it is a very long way from the eyesight of a single, tailored check out of citizen’s interactions with the govt presented by the DTA previously this 12 months.
Whilst horizon one particular was envisioned to be finish as quickly as the middle of this month, the amendment posted on Thursday appears to drive out that timeframe for the first time given that the challenge commenced, but by only two weeks.
Horizon one particular builds on GOVDXP’s ‘horizon zero’ – a homepage on Australia.gov.au, which the DTA launched in March, to assistance centralise information on the pandemic.
There is also no term but on the significant procedure integration contract, which the DTA went wanting for in March to help GOVDXP’s horizon two, irrespective of ideas for that get the job done to kickoff in July.
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The procedure integrator will be tasked with delivering an integration afterwards that will sit around Services Australia present myGov procedure for the Centrelink, Medicare and Baby Assist master courses.
Horizon two will also deliver a “new front end”, which will “provide dashboard, profile, inbox and varieties, alongside with information systems these kinds of as articles webpages and notifications”, the DTA explained in March.
“The system will gather products and services, apps and other client encounter abilities to give people every thing they will need,” a blog post states.
“This will work on a ‘Netflix’ design, furnishing people with what they will need to do upcoming centered on their past interactions with govt products and services — related to Netflix’s ‘recommended for you’.”