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OPEN GOVERNMENT

Release information to the public faster and with confidence

Demonstrate transparency and accountability with software designed to help you respond quickly, collaborate easily and release information securely.

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Build trust with an open approach to information governance

Information access laws provide a mechanism for the public to request access to information. Examples can be seen across jurisdictions and industry sectors, such as FOI, RTI, GIPA, OIA, LGOIMA, GDPR, SAR, EIR and Privacy.

With increasing volume of requests for information places demands on both specialist staff and those in operational business units, it’s challenging to manage and respond to requests, deliver balanced decisions and release information securely within statutory timeframes.

Objective OpenGov is a purpose-built solution to automate these processes, reduce time spent on administration and securing sensitive content; while encouraging collaboration, openness and community engagement.

Respond swiftly

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Respond swiftly

Automate your processes so you and your team can respond swiftly.

Know where you're at in the process

Track and coordinate requests for information, amendment or erasure. Eliminate the need for manual routing, tracking and reporting, saving significant costs.

Streamline the approach to privacy and subject access requests

Be confident tasks are correctly assigned. Teams are able to easily identify unassigned tasks as well as be notified of stalled processes.

Automate manual tasks

Increase consistency and efficiency by automating manual, time consuming tasks. These can be configured to provide customised instructions and checklists to ensure responses are accurate and on time.

Collaborate securely

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Collaborate securely

Consult, share and collaborate through secure digital Workspaces. Streamline performance reporting and build trust.

Collaborate securely

Secure Workspaces enable consultation with internal and external collaborators about the release of information. Every document and comment is synchronised in your information repository, extending governance policies and keeping you compliant with your records management obligations.

Share files securely with applicants

Separate Workspaces can be used to correspond with applicants and digitally dispatch the final response. Every action in every Workspace is audited so you can report on who did what and when.

Auditable and transparent

Build trust with auditable processes and transparent decision making. All therelevant information is provided for you to rapidly action a request. The solution assures information authenticity and integrity for quality decision making.

Protect appropriately

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Protect appropriately

Reliably redact sensitive content. Maintain documentation to demonstrate governance and compliance.

Reliably redact sensitive content

Redaction tools protect sensitive information that cannot be shared. It’s easily redacted and exemption codes show the relevant legislation.

Encourage secure information release

Multi-faceted collaboration, redaction and management tools for action,tracking and performance reporting provide rapid responses to requests for information.

Reduce information security risks

Access to business process workflows, tasks and related documents are controlled, monitored, tracked and audited assuring that only those specified users have access to sensitive documents and content.

Release digitally

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Release digitally

Provide an exceptional experience that builds trust, and demonstrates digital transformation in government is possible.

Build trust through openness

Demonstrating robust governance and transparent information processes provides certainty for stakeholders, builds trust and encourages participation.

Increase staff productivity

Effectively track the progress and status of all requests, and identify and respond to potential bottlenecks; so staff can focus on high-value tasks such as consultation or weighing public interests.

Performance and transparency

Fully-audited processes are visible and dashboards allow you to monitor statuses and track trends. Proactively reallocate resources to meet your time frames.


Through our research we’ve discovered

To see how you compare, book a discovery workshop with us today.

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Img open gov 30pc manual processes
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Img open gov 15pc requests overdue
Img open gov 34pc increased costs
Img open gov 31pc requests partially granted
* Source: Objective benchmarking research
**Source: data.gov.au
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Packed with features to help teams manage process and release information.

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Dynamic case management

Increase flexibility by enabling effortless movement between business processes.

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Date calculation

Objective OpenGov automatically sets the date the response is due to the applicant based on legislation.

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Acknowledgement

An automated acknowledgement email can be sent to the applicant once the request has been validated.

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Automated redaction

Find and automatically redact virtually any type of information such as: names, email addresses, phrases and more.

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Classify each request

Classify each request to gain insights into how and what the community is requesting.

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Dashboards

Control, monitor, track and audit through an intuitive dashboards.

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Actionable emails

Business users receive an email containing all relevant information they require to action a task.

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Exception management

Options for cases where exceptions are necessary to keep a process on track while everything is monitored, security controlled and audited.


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MAKING OPEN GOVERNMENT REAL

On-Demand Webinar Series

Our panel of experts explore the challenges of balancing information access and collaboration with privacy and security to deliver better public services and community outcomes.

A joint production by The Mandarin and Objective.

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White Paper by Intermedium

Achieving Open and Transparent Government

Delivering on the social and economic benefits of open government requires internal digital transformation. How can senior executives lead this change?

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Executive Brief

Open Government

As governments worldwide strive to maintain public trust, executives must balance the costs of open government with the benefits.

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Executive Brief

The Collaboration Challenge

When you need to collaborate, but care about information governance. Learn what to look for when reviewing collaboration solutions.

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Solution Brief

Open & Responsive Government

Respond quickly, collaborate and release information securely to demonstrate transparency, accountability and great governance.

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Open government is the simple but powerful idea that governments and institutions work better for citizens when they are transparent, engaging and accountable.

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Release information to the public faster and with confidence

Demonstrate transparency and accountability with software designed to help you respond quickly, collaborate easily and release information securely.

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