Full OECD Internet ICT Outlook 2012 – Sept 2012

The Internet is now a fundamental infrastructure supporting the economy and is firmly in its 2nd stage of development, having evolved from a data network connecting PCs with wires to a much broader network of new portable devices from mobile phones to tablet computers. It is also on the cusp of a much larger expansion […]

Modelling Economic Impact of Cloud Computing – KPMG AIIA Sept 2012

Cloud computing is receiving an increasing level of attention, as evidenced by the rapidly growing number of qualitative surveys and analysis that has been published over the past two years, both in Australia and internationally and across private, public and third sector organisations. This report, commissioned by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) and the […]

National Broadband Network - NBN Co Corporate Plan Aug 2012

National Broadband Network – NBN Corporate Plan – August 2012

This Corporate Plan has been prepared by NBN Co Limited (NBN Co) for its shareholder ministers, Senator the Hon Penny Wong and Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy (Shareholder Ministers) as required by the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 (Cth), the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Regulations 1997 (Cth), the Commonwealth Government Business Enterprise Governance and […]

Government Response to Regional Telecoms Review - DBCDE August 2012

Government Response to Regional Telecoms Review – DBCDE August 2012

The Government is committed to the development and success of regional Australia and recognises the important role of telecoms services in achieving these goals. The first independent inquiry to review telecommunications across Australia took place in 2000 in order to assess telecommunications services prior to the sale of Telstra. It found that many people in […]

Financial Considerations for Govt Use of Cloud Computing AGIMO Jul 2012

Financial Considerations for Government Use of Cloud Computing – AGIMO July 2012

Adopting cloud computing solutions often involves a range of complex financial considerations that agencies should consider as part of the evaluation process. This guidance advice focuses on the key financial issues that agencies need to address when adopting a cloud solution. Many Australian Government agencies are in the process of considering the adoption of cloud-based […]

Cloud in Australia - Fujitsu Microsoft July 2012

Cloud Computing in Australia – Fujitsu Microsoft July 2012

Cloud Computing is the new paradigm in ICT. It brings together a range of different technologies and business practices that have been maturing for some time: broadband communications, software as a service, outsourcing, the move to mobile computing. These and other trends have combined to make cloud computing the hottest topic in the ICT industry […]

Govt Programs and Incentives for the ICT Industry July 2012

Government Programs and Incentives for the ICT Industry – July 2012

This guide provides a summary of Australian Government programs of assistance that are available to the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Industry. It has information about a range of Australian Government programs which can help you to create, innovate, grow and compete globally. The best place to go for information about all aspects of running […]

Negotiating Cloud Computing Legal Issues AGIMO Jul 2012

Negotiating Cloud Computing Legal Issues – AGIMO July 2012

Like cloud computing itself, cloud computing agreements appear in a wide variety of forms. These can range from simple standardised click wrap agreements to multilayered sets of terms and conditions. There are, however, a core set of legal issues that agencies should consider in any cloud computing agreement, whether the agreement expressly deals with those […]

The Big Data Opportunity in Government – UK Policy Exchange July 2012

The modern world generates a staggering quantity of data – big data – and the business of government is no exception. Across the public sector, extraordinary quantities of data are amassed in the course of running public services – from managing welfare payments and the National Health Service, through to issuing passports and driving licences. In […]

Review of Telco Access for People with Disabilities – DBCDE July 2012

Telecommunication services play a vital role in the lives of all Australians. Telco services facilitate business, employment, community participation and social interaction. However, some people with disability find it difficult to make effective use of telecommunications services. To improve this situation, the National Relay Service (NRS) plays a significant role in assisting people who are […]