2007 Managing IT Security When Outsourcing TISN DCITA

Report : 2007 Managing IT Security When Outsourcing TISN DCITA This guide provides resources and checklists to assist managers to address IT security issues when organisations are negotiating new, or renegotiating existing outsourcing contracts for their IT arrangements. The ITSEAG has released a guide to effective IT security governance which should be seen as a […]

2007 SAAS Industry Spotlight Boston Corporate Finance

Report :  2007 SAAS Industry Spotlight Boston Corporate Finance The software-as-a-service (“SaaS”) delivery model is a revolutionary application of technology with the potential to drive change throughout the entire software world. The market for these hosted or “on demand” solutions is growing at an amazing rate – IDC estimates that spending on SaaS applications will […]

2007 Business Angel Market in Australia Vitale

Report :    2007 Business Angel Market in Australia Vitale This report by Mike Vitale paints the landscape of angel investing in Australia & makes for very interesting reading. Who are Australia’s business angels? Australia’s ‘business angels’ are a hidden and private group of investors. They invest their time, effort, and money to help small […]

2007 Global Private Equity in 2006 PWC Report Jan 2007

Report :   2007 Global Private Equity in 2006 PWC Report Jan 2007 Highlights of this report include: A sea change is under way as private equity firms examine ways to be more transparent and introduce more formal corporate governance structures. Change is far from uniform, but there is a definite trend. Growth in size, visibility […]

2007 BITS Incubators Annual Report 2005-06 DCITA

Report :  2007 BITS Incubators Annual Report 2005-06 DCITA Now called the Information and Communications Technology Incubators Program (ICTIP), but this program is still known to most people as the BITS (Building on IT Strengths) Incubator Program. This is the govenments own “annual report” into the state of this program, so naturally you won’t find […]

Cisco Application Networking Services: Enterprises Must Demand Continued Execution

The Application Networking Services (ANS) advanced technology group is a critical group for Cisco’s ongoing success in enterprises. To date, Cisco has underperformed in this area; enterprises should consider other vendors for these important technologies. Cisco Application Networking Services: Enterprises Must Demand Continued Execution Key Findings • Cisco is lagging behind other vendors in many […]

2007 Intro to the Australian Economy ANZ Bank

Report :   2007 Intro to the Australian Economy ANZ Bank This report by ANZ Bank economist Saul Eslake provides an excellent introduction to the Australian Economy. Australia is the world’s 17th largest economy, with output – as measured by gross domestic product (at purchasing power parity exchange rates) – in 2005 of US$630bn, approximately equivalent […]

Improving Defence Management

Despite recent improvement, Defence management remains imperfect. Click here to download the report: Improving Defence Management This Special Report outlines the author’s view of problems with Defence management and suggests solutions. Consistent with the Review’s terms of reference, no attempt is made to  examine the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO). Nor have the internal management of […]

2006 NSW ICT Industry Profile NSW DSRD

2006 NSW ICT Industry Profile NSW DSRD A 2003 NSW Labor Party election promise to develop a strategy for the ICT industry lead to this somewhat meagre report. Nonetheless, it provides a useful overview of the ICT industry in NSW in 2006.

2006 NSW Government Innovation Statement

2006 NSW Government Innovation Statement Based almost to the letter on recommendations in a report by academic Jonathan West (see here) the Innovation Statement continues to provide a framework for the NSW Government’s strategies and actions related to innovation. An innovation department is located inside the NSW Department of State & Regional Development.