2006 Leading Practices For Enterprise Security Governance TISN DCITA Corporate Governance is top of mind in boardrooms across Australia. It is now widely understood that effective corporate governance is required to protect the interest of an organisation’s stakeholders, which in turn protects Australia’s economic and social interests. Information Technology (IT) governance is a relatively new […]
Report : 2006 Australian Venture Capital Year Book Thomson avcal This report provides details to the private equity market in Australia for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2006. It is authored by Thomson Financial & Australian Venture Capital Association Limited. At the end of June 2006, a total of $4.1 billion of new […]
Report : 2006 Future Electronic Payment Markets Edgar Dunn DCITA A very interesting report on emerging payment technologies in Australia, written by global consultant firm Edgar Dunn & sponsored by DCITA.
2006 Study Into Sources of Investment for Comet Companies July 2006 DITR Capital raising, or sourcing investment, is important for the growth of early-stage companies such as those that use the Commercialising Emerging Technologies (COMET) program. This study provides insight into the program’s sources of investment for COMET companies. This information on capital investment was […]
2006 Managing Denial of Service Attacks TISN DCITA With the advance of information and communication technologies, our societies are evolving into global information societies with a ubiquitous computing environment that has made cyber attacks significantly more sophisticated and threatening. One type of cyber attack that is becoming more prevalent today is that known as a […]
Report : 2006 Commercialisation Training Study Framework AIC DEST As part of Backing Australia’s Ability – Building our Future through Science and Innovation the Australian Government announced the creation of the Commercialisation Training Scheme (CTS). The CTS will provide around 250 awards each year for higher degree research1 (HDR) students to study for the equivalent […]
2006 Working Group on Asia – Strengthening Australia’s Position PMSEIC June 2006 This 2006 report by PMSEIC (Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council) discusses the emergence of China and India, bringing with it many challenges, opportunities and threats to Australia – to our economy, our standard of living and our research and innovation system. […]
Report : 2006 Building Australian ICT Skills DCITA May 2006 report from the ICT Skills Foresighting Working Group, chaired by Keith Besgrove, DCITA, which analysed prevailing trends and identified a number of major inhibitors which threaten Australia’s future ICT skills development, productivity gains and competitiveness.
2006 Superannuation Industry Investment into Private Equity CPA This report documents the results of a survey of superannuation funds managers about their attitudes to private equity. It highlights the role played by asset consultants and need “portfolio” risk management approach adopted by most superannuation funds.
2006 Regulation of Content Delivered Over Convergent Devices DCITA The rapidly developing capabilities of mobile phones and other mobile communications devices to act as multi-media platforms and, in particular, to deliver audiovisual and other content ‘on demand’ can be expected to bring substantial benefits. Notably, these include improved services for users and new business opportunities […]