Opportunities to Produce a Vibrant Software Industry – PMSEIC May 1998

Opportunities to Produce a Vibrant Software Industry PMSEIC May 1998The Australian market revenues for packaged software in 1997 were $2.67 billion, about 1.5% of the world market. Revenue from domestic production of this software was $821 million, and exports were $100 million. The Australian software industry is diverse, including not only producers who develop packaged software for general sale, but also those who custom build software. The industry has a number of opportunities and advantages, including broad expertise in small to medium enterprises; Download the full reportthe chance to establish a sustainable commercial advantage in user industry applications; significant export or overseas development activity, dependent on building the necessary marketing an distribution; and opportunities to participate in development of basic operating systems and core desktop applications.

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