Sectoral Skills Report - Australian ICT Industry - IBSA February 2010

Sectoral Skills Report – Australian ICT Industry – IBSA February 2010

The environment scan (Escan) provides Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA) with an opportunity to gather industry intelligence on business directions and emerging workforce development issues and to consider it in the light of statistical information on training and industry trends. This report examines the key challenges facing the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) industry […]

Skilling Up for Emerging Technologies - AIGroup February 2010

Skilling Up for Emerging Technologies – AIGroup February 2010

Australian Industry Group’s involvement in the area of skilling for emerging technologies began with the Emerging Technologies Working Group, which produced a Report and Action Plan in 2002. The Action Plan proposed six objectives centred around identifying the cross-industry and technology-specific skills needed to work effectively with emerging technologies; looking at the training system and […]

Australian Government Digital Economy Futures Consultation

1 Aug 2009. Advancing Australia’s digital economy requires action by government, industry and the community. The Australia’s Digital Economy: Future Directions paper identifies the key areas of focus to maximise the benefit of the digital economy for all Australians. The report was built through a consultation process with 110 submissions a selection of which are included […]

Australian Open Source Industry and Community Report – Waug 2008

In our interaction with business,government, education and the Open Source industry, we have found a sharp disconnect between the perceptions held by the market, and the reality of Open Source in Australia. We knew that our country has produced some of the world’s most influential Open Source innovators and projects. We knew that clever, home-grown […]

Creative Industries in Healthcare – QUT October 2008

This study adopted a two‑pronged approach to investigate the contribution of Australia’s creative capability in assisting the healthcare system to provide health goods and services and to meet its challenges through innovation and change. First, we examined the census data for creative occupations within the healthcare system. Because the census data reveal only certain parts […]

ICT Skills Forecasting Report – CIER ACS August 2008

There are around 280,000 ICT professionals employed in Australia, with over 60% of those directly employed within the ICT industry, and the balance interacting with the ICT industry from their roles in business, government and academia. The continued, sustainable growth and prosperity of the ICT industry is therefore vital to the continuance of the ICT […]

Digital Education Revolution Strategic Plan – August 2008

For more than a decade governments and school communities around Australia have been working to harness the power of information and communication technologies (ICT) to improve educational opportunities, boost outcomes and energise the learning experience. Major investments have been made by state and territory governments and the Commonwealth to roll out infrastructure, develop online resources […]

Statement Intellectual Property Principles for Australian Government Agencies – July 2008

The Australian Government is a major investor in the creation and development of intellectual property (IP) through its many activities in science, health, education, public infrastructure, information technology, defence and arts and culture. The Intellectual Property Principles for Australian Government Agencies (‘the Statement of IP Principles’) provides a policy for the management of IP by […]