2005 Private Equity – Insight Into Deal Origination KPMG

2005 Private Equity – Insight Into Deal Origination KPMG This UK report is the 1st in a series looking into the private equity market, and it looks into how the industry “originates deals”. The report finds that 70% of deals were subject to some form of auction process, although the percentage was lower for mid […]

Locked In: Australia Gets a Bad Intellectual Property Deal

Click here to download the report: Locked In: Australia Gets a Bad Intellectual Property Deal One of the more surreal moments in 2004 was seeing Prime Minister John Howard and Opposition Leader Mark Latham debate the finer points of patent law. IP became a hot political issue when the Australian government decided to allow signicant […]

2004 Status of ICT Offshore Outsourcing AIIA

2004 Status of ICT Offshore Outsourcing AIIA The goal of this research is for the reader to better understand the status of offshore outsourcing in Australia – a debate that can become remarkably passionate. Unlike other reports that have been undertaken in Australia and overseas, this paper does not seek to pursue a political or […]

2004 Profile of Australian Defence Industry Acil Tasman Nov 2004

2004 Profile of Australian Defence Industry Acil Tasman Nov 2004 This Study of Australian defence industry undertaken by ACIL Tasman examines the role of Australian defence industry in supplying and supporting Australia’s defence capabilities. As ACIL Tasman shows in this Study, private sector enterprises – large and small – play critical roles in the provision […]

2004 Mgt. of IP in Australian Organisations Freehills AGSM

2004 Mgt. of IP in Australian Organisations Freehills AGSM In today’s business environment an increasing amount of value is becoming associated with a firm’s ‘intellectual’ assets: those components of a firm that cannot be readily attributed to ‘physical’ assets but that represent human intelligence applied creatively to the recombination of existing assets and the discovery […]

2004 National Research Priorities & Associated Goals DEST

2004 National Research Priorities & Associated Goals DEST This document provides details of the Australian national research priorities & associated goals as set by the Prime Ministers Science Engineering and Innovation Council (PMSEIC) and as administered by federal government departments in awarding their research grant money. 1. Research Priority 1: An Environmentally Sustainable Australia Transforming […]

2004 High Tech SMEs In Australia – Challenges & Opportunities CSIRO AEEMA

2004 High Tech SMEs In Australia – Challenges & Opportunities CSIRO AEEMA This report summarises the findings of personal interviews with the chief executive officers of 72 small to medium enterprises (SMEs). These companies were designers and/or manufacturers typically having fewer than 50 sta ff. Resellers, distributors and software houses were excluded. In most cases the […]

2004 ICT Use – A Synthesis From Case Studies Productivity Commission

2004 ICT Use – A Synthesis From Case Studies Productivity Commission The role of information and communications technology (ICT) in promoting productivity growth is an issue that has attracted particular attention not only in Australia, but also overseas, in the context of the ‘new economy’ debate. Whilst it is now generally agreed that the use […]