Directory of Australian Innovation Researchers – DIISR March 2013

The Department of Innovation, Industry, Science, Research and Tertiary Education seeks to build and sustain links with academics and researchers with an interest in Innovation Research and/or Innovation Policy. As part of this process, the Department has developed a community of academics and researchers working, or interested, in the field of innovation theory and practice. […]

Business Model Innovation in Australia ABF DSK Jan 2012

Business Model Innovation in Australia – ABF DSK Jan 2012

A business model is how a firm creates value for customers, partners and itself. It is the firm’s answer to the questions: what to produce, for whom and how to make money doing so. Some people call this the business recipe, and in the past it was often the case that most firms in an […]

Advanced Payments Report – EDG October 2011

Over the last decade or so, a quiet but noticeable transformation has been taking place in the world of payments. The nature and extent of this transformation is not uniform across all geographies but for the first time, all markets – rich or poor, small or large, developed or developing – have the opportunity to […]

Mobile Payments Innovate or Perish - AIIA Edgar Dunn September 2011

Mobile Payments Innovate or Perish – AIIA Edgar Dunn September 2011

Mobile payments have certainly evolved from their humble beginnings 15 years ago as an SMS payment method for a can of Coke, today encompassing NFC, remote and P2P payments, amongst others. Despite this progress, however, the industry has still not established a widely-accepted business model that will underpin what is likely to be the fastest […]

Private Equity Emerging from the Crisis – Towers Watson September 2010

The private equity industry has been under the spotlight over the past few years, not always for the right reasons. First, there was public criticism over the behaviour of some groups in cost cutting and employing huge amounts of leverage. Second, concern was expressed over lack of transparency which led to, amongst other things, the […]