How To Make A City Great McKinsey Sept 2013

How To Make A City Great – McKinsey September 2013

This report is the result of extensive research conducted over the course of a year by McKinsey team around the world. The research reviewed data measuring city performance along economic, environmental, and social dimensions. Three sources were particularly helpful in this respect: the Mercer Quality of Life Index, the Siemens Green City Index, and MGI’s […]

Disruptive Technologies Transforming Life Business Economy – McKinsey May 2013

Technology is moving so quickly, and in so many directions, that it becomes challenging to even pay attention – we are victims of “next new thing” fatigue. Yet technology advancement continues to drive economic growth and, in some cases, unleash disruptive change. Economically disruptive technologies – like the semiconductor microchip, the Internet, or steam power […]

Australia’s Productivity Problem Opportunity – McKinsey Aug 2012

Although they may not always feel it, Australians are more prosperous than ever. As recently as 1990, the nation ranked 16th among OECD countries in terms of per capita GDP; just two decades later, in 2010, it stood in sixth place. Australia overtook the United States in terms of income per head back in 2005. […]

Mckinsey A$25m NBN Implementation Report Released

10th May 2010. The April 7th 2009 Australian Government announcement of the National Broadband Network (NBN) project stated that it would deliver: – Superfast broadband for all Australians, at affordable prices with an objective of providing broadband via fibre to 90% of premises, and via next-generation wireless and satellite technology for the remaining areas; and […]

Clearing The Air On Cloud Computing – McKinsey March 2009

Using “clouds” for computing tasks promises a revolution in IT similar to the birth of the web and e-commerce trough much lower cost, faster time to market, great opportunities for creating new sources of value. While it has great potential, many of the claims being made about cloud computing have lead some to the point […]

2002 Winning in the Global ICT Industry McKinsey DCITA

Winning in the Global ICT Industry – McKinsey DCITA December 2002

Building a globally competitive ICT industry is an attractive and worthy objective. The ICT sector has the potential to make a significant contribution to domestic growth and the nation’s trade balance. It can also generate many benefits for the broader economy by enabling efficiency gains in a raft of industries. It deserves substantial industry and […]