Global Startup Ecosystem Report Nov 2012

Global Startup Ecosystems Report – Part1v1.2 – StartupCompass Nov 2012

While nearly all high growth technology startups have historically emerged from no more than 3-4 startup ecosystems, namely Silicon Valley and Boston, this trend appears to have reached its end. Simultaneous with a global explosion of entrepreneurship has been an explosion in the rise of new startup ecosystems around the world, and a new found […]

ICT Skills Forum Presentation AWPA Nov 2012

ICT Skills Forum Presentation – AWPA Nov 2012

Peaks and troughs in ICT activity have a marked impact on employment numbers, and on the numbers of students engaging in ICT courses. Following the dotcom crash in 2000, ICT courses became less attractive for domestic students, and overseas workers with ICT skills filled some of the gaps. We can also identify a slight dip […]

State of Play - Australian ICT Skills AIIA Paper Nov 2012

State of Play – Australian ICT Skills – AIIA Paper Nov 2012

This paper provides an industry perspective of current education, training and skills issues relevant to the ICT sector. It describes the current state of play of ICT skills and education development; identifies issues and deficiencies in current arrangements; and provides a summary of the initiatives the AIIA is instigating to raise awareness of, and address […]

University of the future - Ernst & Young November 2012

University of the future – Ernst & Young November 2012

University of the future view is that the higher education sector is undergoing a fundamental transformation in terms of its role in society, mode of operation, and economic structure and value. To explore these themes and future directions, an industry-wide study was conducted of the main forces impacting the higher education industry globally and locally, […]

Australian Maths Engineering and Science Review Chief Scientist May 2012

Australian Mathematics, Engineering and Science Review – Chief Scientist May 2012

There is a global perception that a workforce with a substantial proportion educated in Mathematics, Engineering and Science (MES) is essential to future prosperity. The Rocard Report reviewing science education in Europe states the availability of highly qualified science and technology professionals is a key factor for the establishment, import and success of high-tech industry […]

Cultural Industries Innovation – Urban Informatics – ABF Foth March 2012

Concept of urban informatics looks at how cultural and creative institutions such as galleries, libraries, archives and museums can leverage these new developments to create greater opportunities for knowledge, democratisation, individual and community engagement and innovation for creative industries and practices. The fellowship paper explores the concept of urban informatics which covers how knowledge is […]

The Social Side of the Internet – The Pew Research Center

18th Jan 2011. A US study has shown that the internet is now deeply embedded in group and organisational life in America with 75% of all adults being involved in some kind of voluntary group or organisation. Click here to download the full report Internet users are more likely to participate in these groups: 80% […]