Cloud Computing Opportunities Challenges - ICT Innovation Council December 2011

Cloud Computing Opportunities Challenges – ICT Innovation Council December 2011

Cloud Computing has emerged as the decade’s biggest shift in the way organisations use Information Technology (IT). The following outlines a summary of advice to the Hon Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research from the Information Technology Industry Innovation Council regarding the industry development opportunities and challenges presented by the growth of […]

The Potential for Cloud Computing Services in Australia – Lateral Economics and Macquarie Telecom

12th Oct 2011. This report, by Nicholas Gruen from Lateral Economics and commissioned by Macquarie Telecom looks into the Australian cloud computing services environment. According to the report, ‘Australia’s opportunity is to develop a world-leading regime – a better, not equal, cloud ecosystem.’ Click here to view/download the report The report ties in with the launch […]

NBN – Broadening the Debate – Final Report from the Inquiry into the Role and Potential of the National Broadband Network

10th Aug 2011. This report, from the Australian government House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications, examines the impact of the proposed National Broadband Network being implemented by the Australian Government. This report seeks to contribute significantly to the national conversation by broadening the debate and the Committee greatly valued the many considered […]

How Digital Economy Will Transform Business UK Oxford Economics June 2011

How Digital Economy Will Transform Business – UK Oxford Economics June 2011

International leaders face an era of unprecedented change. The recession and financial crisis that ended in 2009 caused a seismic shift that has reshaped the global business landscape. The world economy is now characterized by sluggish growth in the West, a shift in power to the East, and value-driven customers and rising risks everywhere. At […]

Cloud and the Future of Business: From Costs to Innovation

During 2010 and 2011, academics from The Outsourcing Unit, Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science wrote a series of reports on the key features of cloud computing and its likely short and long term developmental trends. Over 1000 business and IT executives were surveyed, representing cloud providers, system integrators […]

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 […]

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. […]

Optimising Australia's Response to the Cyber Challenge - Kokoda Foundation February 2011

Optimising Australia’s Response to the Cyber Challenge – Kokoda Foundation February 2011

The Australian Government’s 2009 Cyber Security Strategy states that cyber security is one of Australia’s top-tier national security priorities. It highlights that Australia’s national security, economic prosperity and social wellbeing are critically dependent upon the availability, integrity and confidentiality of a range of information and communications technologies. There is a growing threat from state and […]