• CSIRO Australia 2030

    Australia 2030 Futures – CSIRO – May 2016

    This report, by pre-eminent Australian science research group CSIRO, aims to assist senior decision-makers in both government and industry answer these questions and plan today’s innovation investments to meet future opportunities and challenges. It uses a scenarios-based approach to account for future uncertainty and guide strategic planning. 2030 scenarios. In this section we expand on […]

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  • Telstra Cyber Security

    Cyber Security Report – Telstra – Feb 2016

    Businesses who approach cyber security as an IT risk rather than a business risk will struggle and in many cases fail to appropriately manage the risk. Addressing this as a business risk with the right mix of people, processes and technology will mean businesses are well placed to reap the benefits of the digital world. […]

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  • China Guide

    China Cultural Awareness Guide – Asialink – March 2016

    Although Chinese cultural practices tend to be quite different to Western ones, a vast majority of Chinese business people have some experience working with foreign clients and are accustomed to accommodating a variety of business practices. The numbers of Chinese professionals who have lived, studied and worked overseas before returning home is also increasing rapidly. This has had the effect of relaxing some of the […]

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  • AIIA Procurement Guide

    Best Practice Government Procurement Guide – AIIA – March 2016

    This Best Practice Procurement Guide has been developed  to promote a balanced working relationship for the government procurement of ICT products and services, mainly via negotiation over standard form procurement procedures and agreements. It is provided as a reference document for government users, to assist in ensuring that procurement occurs in the most efficient and effective […]

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  • 2016 Tech Pioneers

    ANZ Tech Pioneers 2016 – May 2016

    Developed by H2 Ventures and Investec, this reports showcases some of the most exciting and pioneering tech startups from Australia and New Zealand. These are the companies at the leading edge of the ‘ideas boom’ and the drivers of the economy of the future. The Tech Pioneers 50 are those companies using technology to the best […]

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CSIRO Australia 2030

Australia 2030 Futures – CSIRO – May 2016

This report, by pre-eminent Australian science research group CSIRO, aims to assist senior decision-makers in both government and industry answer these questions and plan today’s innovation investments to meet future opportunities and challenges. It uses a scenarios-based approach to account for future uncertainty and guide strategic planning. 2030 scenarios. In this section we expand on […]

Telstra Cyber Security

Cyber Security Report – Telstra – Feb 2016

Businesses who approach cyber security as an IT risk rather than a business risk will struggle and in many cases fail to appropriately manage the risk. Addressing this as a business risk with the right mix of people, processes and technology will mean businesses are well placed to reap the benefits of the digital world. […]

China Guide

China Cultural Awareness Guide – Asialink – March 2016

Although Chinese cultural practices tend to be quite different to Western ones, a vast majority of Chinese business people have some experience working with foreign clients and are accustomed to accommodating a variety of business practices. The numbers of Chinese professionals who have lived, studied and worked overseas before returning home is also increasing rapidly. This has had the effect of relaxing some of the […]

AIIA Procurement Guide

Best Practice Government Procurement Guide – AIIA – March 2016

This Best Practice Procurement Guide has been developed  to promote a balanced working relationship for the government procurement of ICT products and services, mainly via negotiation over standard form procurement procedures and agreements. It is provided as a reference document for government users, to assist in ensuring that procurement occurs in the most efficient and effective […]

2016 Tech Pioneers

ANZ Tech Pioneers 2016 – May 2016

Developed by H2 Ventures and Investec, this reports showcases some of the most exciting and pioneering tech startups from Australia and New Zealand. These are the companies at the leading edge of the ‘ideas boom’ and the drivers of the economy of the future. The Tech Pioneers 50 are those companies using technology to the best […]

World Happiness Report Sept 2013

World Happiness Report – September 2013

The world is now in the midst of a major policy debate about the objectives of public policy. What should be the world’s Sustainable Development Goals for the period 2015-2030? The World Happiness Report 2013 is offered as a contribution to that crucial debate. In July 2011 the UN General Assembly passed a historic resolution. […]

The Maturing of the MOOC UK BIS Sept 2013

The Maturing of the MOOC – UK BIS September 2013

Elite institutions in The Academy, primarily leading US universities, are widely engaging enthusiastically in MOOCs by lending brand, content, funds, staff, badging and policy support. They see opportunities for brand enhancement, pedagogic experimentation, recruitment and business model innovation. The pro-MOOC impetus is producing a conspicuous literature. It reports positively on these experiments, describing a process […]

Managing Telecommunications Usage and Expenditure - VIC Auditor General September 2013

Managing Telecommunications Usage and Expenditure – VIC Auditor General September 2013

Telecommunications services, in particular fixed voice and mobile phones, are essential to support the delivery of government services. In 2004, the state executed contracts for the Telecommunications Purchasing and Management Strategy (TPAMS), comprising Telecommunications Carriage Services (TCS) agreements with approved providers. The agreements aim to deliver best value to agencies for fixed voice, mobile and […]

Internet Voting in Australian Election Systems - AEC September 2013

Internet Voting in Australian Election Systems – AEC September 2013

The issue of internet voting is one of the more testing ones currently faced by election administrators, not least because of the diversity of views which it generates. Proponents of such a use of the internet see it as a potentially powerful, and perhaps inevitable, way of enabling electors, or certain categories of electors, to […]

How To Make A City Great McKinsey Sept 2013

How To Make A City Great – McKinsey September 2013

This report is the result of extensive research conducted over the course of a year by McKinsey team around the world. The research reviewed data measuring city performance along economic, environmental, and social dimensions. Three sources were particularly helpful in this respect: the Mercer Quality of Life Index, the Siemens Green City Index, and MGI’s […]