• Big Data Guide for Government Agencies - GovLoop June 2013

    Big Data Guide for Government Agencies – GovLoop June 2013

    Government technology decision makers in all three branches of federal government and from many States consistently tell me about an issue they have with Big Data. This is an issue you have seen too I’m sure. The issue is a lack of discipline and rigor over the use of the term itself. What began as […]

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  • Cyber Security Intelligence Index IBM June 2013

    Cyber Security Intelligence Index – IBM June 2013

    Cyber Security – In a world where a week rarely goes by without reports of at least one serious cyber attack against a major organization, it’s important to ask a few key questions: What’s happening across the threat landscape? What kinds of attacks are being launched? How many of those attacks result in incidents requiring […]

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  • eHealth Broadband Requirements Literature Review IBES June 2013

    eHealth Broadband Requirements Literature Review – IBES June 2013

    eHealth Broadband Requirements Literature Review forms the initial work of a joint project between the University of Melbourne and the Australian Centre for Health Innovation. The study is exploring the changes that may be necessary for Victorian healthcare organizations to enable more integrated planning and better coordinated provision of data connectivity arrangements so they can […]

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  • Enter The Cyber Dragon - Chinese Military Cyber Capabilities

    Enter The Cyber Dragon – Chinese Military Cyber Capabilities – ASPI June 2013

    China’s intelligence services and Chinese Military Cyber Capabilities have long been underanalyzed as major bureaucratic organizations and components of state power. This may have mattered relatively little during China’s inward‑looking and under‑developed years. Today, its leaders are significant players on the world stage, and understanding how and what they learn about the world and how […]

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  • Competition in the Australian Private Health Insurance Market - CEI PHIAC June 2013

    Competition in the Australian Private Health Insurance Market – CEI PHIAC June 2013

    Private health insurance is a vital product for many Australians. It assists them to have access to Australia’s private health sector with its excellent hospital resources and world-class physicians. Most importantly, for many, it means peace of mind in times of sickness and distress. Australia’s private health insurers have been a central part of our […]

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Australian Cyber Crime and Security Survey Report 2012 - Cert Jan 2013

Australian Cyber Crime and Cyber Security Survey Report 2012 – CERT Jan 2013

The Australian Government takes cyber security very seriously. CERT Australia stands at the forefront of the Australian Government’s support to businesses in best preparing it to defend against cyber attacks on their systems and networks – attacks that can affect us all. Australia’s way of life is now integrally linked with the internet. The internet […]

Australian ICT Workforce Issues Paper - AWPA Jan 2013

Australian ICT Workforce Issues Paper – AWPA Jan 2013

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is a key enabler of innovation and productivity. ICT services have contributed substantially to productivity growth and business improvements in recent decades, and this contribution is expected to increase in coming decades as the implementation of the National Broadband Network (NBN) proceeds, and businesses and consumers continue to demand a […]

Global Competitiveness Report - World Economic Forum December 2012

Global Competitiveness Report – World Economic Forum December 2012

The Global Competitiveness Report 2012–2013 is being released amid a long period of economic uncertainty. The tentative recovery that seemed to be gaining ground during 2010 and the first half of 2011 has given way to renewed concerns. The global economy faces a number of significant and interrelated challenges that could hamper a genuine upturn […]

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Strong & Secure – Australia’s National Security Strategy

Australia’s first National Security Strategy highlights the dramatic economic and strategic shift towards the Asia-Pacific region and provides a blueprint for national security over the next decade. Complementing the Australia in the Asian Century White Paper, the National Security Strategy will ensure Australia takes advantage of the opportunities of the Asian Century whilst focussing national […]

2002 Australian Use of ICT & Contribution to Growth Reserve Bank Jan 2002

Australian Use of ICT & Contribution to Growth – Reserve Bank January 2002

During the stock market volatility of 1999 and 2000 much was made of whether certain economies were ‘new economy’ or ‘old economy’. ‘New economy’ countries were those that had a significant high-tech production sector, ‘old economy’ countries were the rest. In the hype surrounding the ‘new economy’ stock returns for high-tech firms soared. Consequently, the […]

Australian Bureau Statistics – Year Book Australia – ABS 2012

Year Book Australia is the principal reference work produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). It provides a comprehensive statistical picture of the Australian economy, society and environment. In addition, it contains information on Australia’s geography and climate, system of government, government services, international relations and defence. The first Official Year Book of the […]

Australian Federal Government ICT Strategy 2012 to 2015 – DFR Dec 2012

The ICT Strategy identifies actions to be taken between 2012 and 2015 to continue the release of government data for wider use, to share information and knowledge resources and unlock further economic and social value. The global connectedness arising from technology creates opportunities for Australia’s participation in new economies, to be a leader in exploiting […]

10 Trends in Retailing in Next 10 Years – EDG Dec 2012

Successful retailers place the consumer at the centre of their retail strategy in order to enhance the customer experience and provide greater speed and convenience of service. A content-rich customer experience has become the norm in online retailing; expectations are that this will transcend into the physical retail environment, creating a future where m-commerce, e-commerce […]

AIIA Input to DBCDE National Cloud Computing Strategy – Dec 2012

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on the draft National Cloud Computing Strategy from the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE). At the outset we note a level of uncertainty as to how this latest draft aligns with or supersedes the 2011 Australian Government Information Management […]

NSW Government Industry Action Plan Response – NSW T&I Dec 2012

The Government announced its intention to develop action plans for key sectors of the economy in September 2011. The initial sectors of focus are digital economy, international education and research, manufacturing, and professional services. The plans were developed by industry led Taskforces, and are informed by comprehensive consultations with businesses, industry peak bodies and communities […]