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Department of Industry Appoints Host/Havas as Digital Agency to Work on business.gov.au

The appointment forms part of the Department's strategy to expand its digital engagement capabilities and deliver higher quality support to the business community

Department of Industry Appoints Host/Havas as Digital Agency to Work on business.gov.au

The Department of Industry, Innovation & Science has selected Host/Havas as its digital services partner, with a remit across its business.gov.au platform.


Host/Havas will make use of the agency's breadth of digital capabilities in its growing digital hub of over 100 specialists.  The team will be tasked with providing UX, design, data analytics, development and consultation on digital platform technologies. The engagement will involve the development of new features, enhancing the user experience and the introduction of content personalisation.


Says Dan Smith, managing director at Host/Havas: "We're thrilled to work with another large Federal Government department who are progressive in their ways of working. This new partnership is testament to our agency's extensive digital capabilities which provide complex and creative digital solutions that deliver results for our clients."
 
Says Emma Walker, manager of the digital engagement capability team at the department: "Through a competitive process, Host/Havas was selected to partner with the business.gov.au team to deliver an improved experience to users of our business.gov.au platform. This partnership is already delivering results with a new way of navigating starting a business being launched in March."