Australian Regional Communications Review - Empowering Digital Communities May 2012

Australian Regional Communications Review – Empowering Digital Communities – May 2012

On 7 July 2011 the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator the Hon. Stephen Conroy, established the committee to conduct the 2011–12 Regional Telecommunications Review to examine telecommunications services in regional, rural and remote parts of Australia. In conducting this review, the Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee examined the key telecommunications services. […]

Smart Digital Connected – Business Participation in the Digital Economy Neilsen Alcatel Lucent Report

20th Feb 2012. Smart.Digital.Connected provides a benchmark for how Australian organisations are engaging in the future digital economy, harnessing emerging communications tools. On behalf of Alcatel-Lucent, Australia, Nielsen surveyed 275 medium (20-200 staff) to large organisations (200 staff and greater) from a wide range of industry sectors. The report highlights the broad influence of digital […]

Draft Information and Communication Technology Strategic Vision v2.0 – Australian Government AGIMO 2011

Information and communication technology (ICT) has profoundly changed almost all aspects of society. It is now central to how people communicate, interact, make decisions and do business. This includes the way governments operate and deliver services. ICT plays a key role in social and economic transformation. It makes possible the transformation of government services, its […]

2011 NBN Senate Inquiry Responses

2011 Industry Submissions to the Inquiry into the Role and Potential of the National Broadband Network

The Australian Government held an inquiry in to the role and potential of the National Broadband Network via the House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications. The terms of reference was to examine the capacity of the National Broadband Network ref the delivery of government services and programs; achieving health outcomes; improving the education; impacting […]

Cloud Computing – Final Report – GAP Task Force May 2011

This report details the discussions of the GAP Task Force on Cloud Computing – a cross-disciplinary group established in 2010 by public policy network Global Access Partners (GAP) in collaboration with the Australian Government’s Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE). The group was conceived following the Technology Foresight Forum “Cloud Computing: The […]

Australian Government Draft ICT Strategic Vision AGIMO Apr 2011

Australian Government Draft ICT Strategic Vision – AGIMO April 2011

Today, the machinery of government depends on ICT. ICT will continue to transform government business and services to meet people’s expectations for better services, and to create a more open Government. Research points to the important role that ICT plays in driving productivity. ICT capital investment has contributed 17.5% of the total Australian productivity improvements […]

Cloud Computing Strategy - AGIMO April 2011

Cloud Computing Strategy – AGIMO April 2011

The rapid growth in the availability of cloud services and high speed broadband connectivity, such as provided by the National Broadband Network (NBN), present opportunities and challenges to all levels of government in Australia in delivering services to individuals and industry. Cloud computing is a new way of delivering computing resources, not a new technology. […]

Hawker Britton Report on the rollout of Australia’s NBN

The NBN is a significant initiative undertaken by the Australian Federal Government in partnership with the private sector. It represents an historic investment in Australia’s infrastructure. This paper provides a good background into the progress of Australia’s NBN – from its annoucement in April 2009, to the publication of the paper in early 2011. Included […]

Measuring ICT-led Business Innovation - ABS March 2011

Measuring ICT-led Business Innovation – ABS March 2011

This research investigates the hypothesis that there is a relationship between the intensity of the use of information and communications technology (ICT) by businesses, and innovation. Innovation refers to product, process, organisational and marketing innovations, as defined in the OECD Guidelines for Collecting and Interpreting Innovation Data (2005). To estimate the relationship between business ICT […]