Onshoring IT-enabled Analytics – Swamy ACS 2009

The study is fundamentally about defining a “proactive” IT-enabled Onshoring solution for the Australian ICT community beset by the impending threat of significant Offshoring strategies about to be adopted by Australian companies especially in the banking and financial services area (a partial secondary analysis shows that the top 5 banks and 3 insurance companies are […]

2006 Study Into Sources of Investment for Comet Companies July 2006 DITR

2006 Study Into Sources of Investment for Comet Companies July 2006 DITR Capital raising, or sourcing investment, is important for the growth of early-stage companies such as those that use the Commercialising Emerging Technologies (COMET) program. This study provides insight into the program’s sources of investment for COMET companies. This information on capital investment was […]

2005 – Search Fund Study 2005

2005 – Search Fund Study 2005 A search fund is a pool of capital raised to financially support the efforts of an entrepreneur, or a team of entrepreneurs, to locate a privately held company for acquisition.  While the lifecycle of a search fund often includes up to four stages (fundraising, search and acquisition, operation, and […]

2004 Profile of Australian Defence Industry Acil Tasman Nov 2004

2004 Profile of Australian Defence Industry Acil Tasman Nov 2004 This Study of Australian defence industry undertaken by ACIL Tasman examines the role of Australian defence industry in supplying and supporting Australia’s defence capabilities. As ACIL Tasman shows in this Study, private sector enterprises – large and small – play critical roles in the provision […]

2004 High Tech SMEs In Australia – Challenges & Opportunities CSIRO AEEMA

2004 High Tech SMEs In Australia – Challenges & Opportunities CSIRO AEEMA This report summarises the findings of personal interviews with the chief executive officers of 72 small to medium enterprises (SMEs). These companies were designers and/or manufacturers typically having fewer than 50 sta ff. Resellers, distributors and software houses were excluded. In most cases the […]