Browsing articles tagged with " Australia"
Sep
18
2013

Coalition’s Policy for E-Government and the Digital Economy – Liberal Party September 2013

Coalition’s Policy for E-Government and the Digital Economy - Liberal Party September 2013

Digital Economy and Information and communication technologies (ICT) are transforming the way we work and driving change in many industries. Governments everywhere understand their decisions can assist or impede businesses and families adjust to an increasingly digital economy and society. Since 2007, Labor has presided over a sharp fall in Australia’s ranking as a digital […]

Sep
18
2013

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding Discussion Paper – Australia CAMAC Septmber 2013

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding Discussion Paper - Australia CAMAC Septmber 2013

This chapter explains the CAMAC review of crowd sourced equity funding (CSEF), summarises the review process and invites submissions on any aspect of the review. In Advancing Australia as a Digital Economy: An Update to the National Digital Economy Strategy (June 2013), reference was made to holding an independent review of the regulation of crowd […]

Aug
18
2013

Reinventing Australian Enterprises for the Digital Economy – IBM NEIR August 2013

This report reveals that over the next decade we will see significant gaps open up between enterprises that proactively transform their operations for the digital economy and those that continue with business as usual. In 2012, we looked at the macro effect that information and communications technology (ICT) – including high-speed broadband – will have […]

Jul
26
2013

Action Plan for Enduring Prosperity in Australia – BCA July 2013

Action Plan for Enduring Prosperity in Australia - BCA July 2013

Australia’s future can be prosperous but this will depend on maintaining strong economic growth and an environment that supports businesses to do well. The actions, decisions and choices we make now will either support or inhibit Australia’s prospects. Australia has experienced a very successful growth period and we continue to have many intrinsic strengths, but […]

Jul
22
2013

Australian Pharma Industry Report – PWC July 2013

Australian Pharma Industry Report PWC July 213

It’s no secret that the Australian pharma and medicines industry is going through tough times. Globally, the industry is having to grapple with changing business models, a more competitive market, major patent expiries, shifting technology, constrained budgets, increasing scrutiny from payers and regulators, and fundamental questions being raised about the validity of what the industry […]

Jun
22
2013

Advancing Australia as a Digital Economy – DBCDE June 2013

Advancing Australia as a Digital Economy is an update of the 2011 NDES, building on the 2011 NDES, and laying out the next steps towards delivering our 2020 vision. The recent Australia in the Asian Century White Paper focussed on the enormous social and economic transformation taking place across Asia and the opportunities this growth […]

Jun
18
2013

Technology Investment and Productivity in Australian Businesses – AIGroup June 2013

Technology Investment and Productivity in Australian Businesses - AIGroup June 2013

This report explores the relationship between technology investment and productivity in Australian companies. It draws from several sources: the Australian Industry Group’s 2013 National CEO Business Prospects Survey of nearly 350 CEOs, facilitated discussion groups with business leaders, and in-depth interviews with innovative companies from the manufacturing, services and construction sectors. The Report examines the […]

Jun
15
2013

Multifactor PC Productivity Update – June 2013

Multifactor Productivity Update PC June 2013

Australia’s productivity performance has a major influence on real per capita income growth. Productivity growth improves current living standards as well as the nation’s capacity to address future challenges such as our ageing population and global economic shocks. Despite the best efforts of statisticians and economists, the measurement and interpretation of productivity remains a challenge. […]

Jun
12
2013

Smart Farming CSIRO June 2013

The Smart Farming: leveraging the impact of broadband and the digital economy report outlines initial research findings from Smart Farming projects, which indicate smart farming productivity benefits. The roll out of Australia’s next generation broadband network and the growing impact of the digital economy through the adoption of smart digital services has the potential to […]

May
28
2013

Economic Impact of Venture Capital in Australia – AVCAL May 2013

This report reviews the economic contribution of Venture Capital to Australia. To date, around 500 companies in Australia have been backed by VC. in the us, there are 24,000 such companies. Despite the relatively shorter history of VC in Australia, many of our current leading technology and life sciences companies can claim VC backing in […]

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