Growthink Business Plan Guide 2008

Believe it or not, after reading the first page of most business plans, investors often do not understand the business in which the company is operating! This is particularly true when a company is involved in a complex, highly technical business. It may seem obvious, but it is critical to remember that investors cannot invest […]

Beginners Guide to Nation Building – RAND Corp. 2007

This guidebook presents a doctrine for conducting effective nation building operations. It is designed to be an accessible handbook that describes effective policies for rebuilding a nation after—and, in some cases, during—a conflict. It is based on historical research into the conduct of such operations by the United States, Europe, the United Nations, and other […]

2006 Selling to the US Government – A Guide – Austrade

2006 Selling to the US Government – A Guide – Austrade The United States federal and state governments are the largest purchasers of goods and services in the world – the federal government alone spends more than $200 billion. Under the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA), Australian exporters are, for the first time, able […]

2006 IT Security Governance – A CIO’s Guide TISN DCITA

2006 IT Security Governance – A CIO’s Guide TISN DCITA Whatever your business, security and privacy are key matters that affect your enterprise and those dependent upon you. There is a realisation, domestically and abroad, that an organisation cannot effectively achieve its corporate and IT governance objectives without high-level executive support. These issues are now […]

2005 Marketing Guide For ICT SME’s AIIA

AIIA’s Local Industry Action Group (LIAG) is committed to supporting and strengthening the local ICT industry in Australia. Recognising the importance of marketing to SMEs and the lack of resources available, LIAG has developed this SME Marketing Guide in conjunction with marketing specialists, Porter Novelli. AIIA’s SME Marketing Guide provides practical advice on a range […]

2005 SME Risk Management Guide – Global Risk Alliance NSW DSRD

2005 SME Risk Management Guide – Global Risk Alliance NSW DSRD This document is a practical guide for managing risk in small business. It reflects the risk management concepts being used in business practice in both the public and private sectors in Australia. It is based upon AS/NZS 4360, recognised internationally as industry best practice […]

2004 A Practical Guide To Cluster Development UK DTI

2004 A Practical Guide To Cluster Development UK DTI A Practical Guide to Cluster Development is an evidence-based guide targeted at those engaged in the delivery of cluster policy at the local level. It is intended to provide a valuable information source on ‘what works’ and ‘what doesn’t’. In a globalised and technologically advanced world, […]

2004 A Guide to SME Business Finance MTSAA March 2004

2004 A Guide to SME Business Finance MTSAA March 2004 The Guide was originally produced to meet a need identified by the Mining Technology Services Action Agenda (MTSAA), which, during industry consultations carried out as part of the strategic phase of the MTSAA, determined that access to capital and finance was a key factor in […]