Global State of Broadband ITU September 2013

Global State of Broadband – ITU September 2013

Affordable broadband connectivity, services and applications are essential to modern society, offering widely recognized social and economic benefits. The Broadband Commission for Digital Development promotes the adoption of broadband-friendly practices and policies for all, so everyone can take advantage of the benefits offered by broadband. With this Report, the Broadband Commission expands awareness and understanding […]

Economic Case for Digital Inclusion PWC UK Oct 2009

Economic Case for Digital Inclusion – PWC UK October 2009

The Champion for Digital Inclusion, Martha Lane Fox, and her Task Force were appointed in June 2009 when the Government published ‘Digital Britain’. Their remit is to reduce digital exclusion by helping to ensure: ‘The best use of digital technology, either directly or indirectly to improve the lives and life chances of all citizens, particularly […]

2009 Economic Benefits of Intelligent Technologies – IBM Access Economics

This report commissioned by IBM Australia reviews the potential economic benefits that may flow from the adoption of smart technologies and systems in different parts of the Australian economy. File Attachment: 2009 Economic Benefits of Intelligent Technologies IBM Access Economics May 2009.pdf (944 KB) The amount of all forms of data that are regularly collected […]

2003 Economic Benefits from Cultural Assets

Economic Benefits from Cultural Assets – XAMAX June 2003

Collecting institutions are the guardians of rich repositories of Australian cultural history, and increasingly also of its cultural present. They are well aware of the benefits of digitisation of their holdings, and are doing what they can to make much more of their collections much more readily accessible. They are constrained by many impediments, not […]

Commercialisation of Public Sector Research – PMSEIC June 2001

Australia invests millions of dollars in innovation and research each year. The results enhance virtually every aspect of our lives either directly, such as better health and education, or indirectly, like the broader economic benefits of exciting new business opportunities. This report focuses on commercialisation of research – the process of transforming ideas, knowledge and […]