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These policies and guidelines are provided as information for New South Wales government agencies. Their purpose is to assist with planning, managing and implementing Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in a manner consistent with the New South Wales Government ICT Strategic Plan.

Please note the guidelines are continually being reviewed and updated. 

Business Case Development

NSW Treasury has developed a series of ICT Business Case Templates to prompt and help NSW Government Agencies in the creation of a business case for submission to Treasury.

Change Management

This guideline aims to promote an understanding of the key requirements for the successful management of change within an agency.

ICT Strategic Planning

This aims to assist agencies in developing a cohesive plan for the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in supporting business processes.

Information Security Guideline

This guideline replaces the previous three Information Security Guidelines, Information Security Risk Management, Examples of Threats and Vulnerabilities and Information Security Baseline Controls, published in June 2003.

Introduction to IAMS Tool - Maturity Model

The Information Asset Management Assessment Tool will assist agencies understand their needs for managing information assets.

Labelling Sensitive Information

The objective of this guideline is to provide examples of each level of sensitivity and give clear guidance on preparing and handling; removal and auditing; copying, storage and disposal; and transmission of such materials.

Project Management

This guideline aims to promote an understanding of the essential requirements for the successful management of an ICT project.

Project Risk Management

This guideline aims to promote an understanding of the key requirements for the successful management of the risks associated with a project.

Return on Security Investment (ROSI)

This Guideline is intended to assist NSW Government Agency IT Managers evaluate and quantify the potential Return On Security Investment (ROSI) from implementing perimeter security systems.

Service Costing Methodology

A whole of government framework for transaction and product/service costs and benefits associated with service delivery