2008 European Union ICT Research - A Wake Up Call - Aho June 2008

European Union ICT Research – A Wake Up Call – Aho June 2008

Europe has started doing better in high-tech research but still has a lot more to do, particularly to capitalise on the results. This is the conclusion of the independent expert report, chaired by former Finnish Prime Minister Esko Aho, that analysed the effectiveness of Information Society research under the EU’s 6th Framework Programme for Research […]

Innovation Review – Pearcey Foundation Submission – April 2008

This submission is written to outline the contention of the Pearcey Foundation that it is time for Australia to create an independent ICT Economic Studies Institute (“ICTESI”) dedicated to the provision of information and knowledge on the role Information and Communications Technology (ICT) plays in innovation, productivity and the Australian economy. The rationale for the […]

Measuring The Economic Impact of ICT – OECD January 2008

Policy makers everywhere want to know the impacts of ICT. They are interested in both economic and social impacts, though it should be noted that, in a statistical and policy sense, the former have generally received more attention – in OECD countries at least. While it seems obvious that there are significant economic and social […]

ICT and Productivity Summary of DCITA Publications 2007

The roll-out of information and communications technology (ICT) across the Australian and international economy has been apparent for many years. However, understanding the economic relationship between ICT and its impact has been difficult. The Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA) has published a number of reports dealing with the links between ICT, […]

Digital Economy Consultation Paper – DBCDE December 2008

The Australian Government is seeking to increase the effective use of networked information and communication technologies (ICTs), especially the internet, by consumers and all businesses to drive higher productivity growth and community participation in the digital economy. The ‘digital economy’ refers to the global network of economic and social activities enabled by ICTs, particularly the […]

2007 SME Involvement in Australian Government ICT Contracts 2001-2003 Intermedium DCITA

SME Involvement in Australian Government ICT Contracts 2001-2003 – Intermedium DCITA 2007

The Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA) provides administrative and secretariat services to the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) Joint Industry Government Working Party. The Government’s definition of an SME in the ICT sector is a body corporate incorporated in Australia or New Zealand which, together with its Related Bodies incorporated and […]

South Africa’s ICT Market – Victoria Government November 2007

This document is the second Emerging Market Strategy released and takes as its subject the assessment of South Africa as an ICT producer and consumer and what this means for Victoria, with the target audience being the Victorian ICT Industry. The research undertaken by the Centre for Strategic Economic Studies (CSES), Victoria University and BMI-Tech […]

2007 Vic Govt ICT Industry Plan 2005-2010 MMV Oct 2007

Growing Tomorrow’s Industries – Victoria Government ICT Industry Plan 2005-2010 – MMV October 2007

Growing Tomorrow’s Industries Today was the most comprehensive ICT industry policy ever released by a Victorian Government. It recognised the opportunities foreconomic development in the State from the production and consumption of ICT. It also identified the Victorian Government’s strong commitment to work with the local industry to help it become a significant player in […]

2007 Information Security for Enterprise Architecture – TISN DCITA

Report :   2007 Information Security for Enterprise Architecture – TISN DCITA Rapid development in information and communication technologies and the changing business environment present a range of challenges for organisations that rely on such technologies for day-to-day operations. Critical infrastructure sectors are at particular risk from interruption to information technology operations as this can lead […]