Builders of the Digital Ecosystem Report Booz Sept 2013

Builders of the Digital Ecosystem Report – Booz September 2013

Businesses around the world are looking to gain an edge in the race to digital ecosystem – to seamlessly incorporate new computing, communications, and collaboration technologies; to streamline their operations; and to connect more closely with customers, suppliers, and partners. To do so, they must look to the continually evolving ecosystem of hardware, software, IT […]

Technology Investment and Productivity in Australian Businesses - AIGroup June 2013

Technology Investment and Productivity in Australian Businesses – AIGroup June 2013

This report explores the relationship between technology investment and productivity in Australian companies. It draws from several sources: the Australian Industry Group’s 2013 National CEO Business Prospects Survey of nearly 350 CEOs, facilitated discussion groups with business leaders, and in-depth interviews with innovative companies from the manufacturing, services and construction sectors. The Report examines the […]

Cloud as a driver of business model innovation – IBM report

To determine how organisations use currently use cloud, and how they plan to use it in the future, IBM and the Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed 572 businesses and technology executives across the globe. The survey showed that relatively few organisations are actively embracing the benefits of the cloud to drive business model innovation. There is […]

Free Legal Agreements for Entrepreneurs

1st Jan 2012. In conjunction with law firm DLA Piper, Sydney incubator Startmate has made available a free series of legal agreements suited to entrepreneurs. These can be downloaded below. Term Sheet: A summary of the terms of the investment. IP Deed of Assignment: The company owns the stuff you create not the people. Subscription […]

Strategic Serendipity – Northern Sydney Technology Clustering Study

23rd Sept 2011. The Australian Business Foundation with support from Macquarie University and NSW Trade and Investment, has released an updated research piece on successful industry clustering in Australia. The study focused on the Northern Sydney Technology Corridor. Click here to download the report. “Look at the big glass boxes on Waterloo Road,” says author […]

Australia’s Productivity Challenge – Grattan Institute February 2011

Productivity is what a workplace, a business or government agency, an industry, a region or a nation ‘gets’ by way of goods and services for what it ‘puts in’, in terms of labour, capital and other factors of production. Economists (and others) have long recognized that productivity growth is the only sustainable source of improvements […]

Survey on IT – Business Balance Deloittes Feb 2011

25th Feb 2011. The current economic environment creates an opportunity for IT managers, communities and universities to better manage the value of IT in organisations, according to a report by professional services firm, Deloitte. The ‘2011 Survey on IT-Business Balance: Finding common ground’ explores some of the key themes that are vital for setting the […]

Impacts of Teleworking under the NBN - July 2010

Impacts of Teleworking under the NBN – Access Economics July 2010

Access Economics has been commissioned by the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy to undertake an analysis of the benefits of teleworking, including a broad quantitative assessment of the benefits of teleworking. The term ‘teleworking’ is used broadly to refer to any work that is conducted outside of the designated place of business. […]