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Delivery

James Riley
July 22, 2019
NEC Australia says it has commenced court proceedings in the Victorian Supreme Court to recover costs and expenses related to a failed $90 million biometric pr...

Ambition

Jens Goennemann
July 21, 2019
It is moonwalk month. On July 20, everybody except the moon landing truthers can celebrate 50 years since Aldrin said those immortal words to Armstrong, &ldquo...

Procurement

James Riley
July 17, 2019
The whole of government sourcing arrangement signed between the Digital Transformation Agency and the global cloud giant Amazon Web Services raises serious que...

Digital

James Riley
July 16, 2019
Former NSW secretary to the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation Martin Hoffman has been tapped by the Commonwealth to develop a new plan for the way...
James Riley
August 13, 2013
The so-called polling “worm” used by the Seven Network during the first leaders’ debate at the National Press Club last night broke significant new ground, with ...
James Riley
August 8, 2013
It’s a little known fact, but Australia has world-class expertise in the data science hotspot of machine learning. That’s the pointy end of Big Data. Big ...
James Riley
August 7, 2013
There are a variety of government programs aimed at raising the business profile of technology startups. This support, from state and federal governments, ranges...
James Riley
August 2, 2013
If you were searching for a world-class innovation policy to drive productivity and growth across the economy, the Business Council of Australia is probably not ...
James Riley
July 31, 2013
The nation’s Chief Scientist Ian Chubb has been busy. He has been talking up the need for a national strategy on improving STEM capabilities in Australia since...
James Riley
July 30, 2013
As incredible as it sounds for a country as successful in the startup sector as Israel, the country’s low productivity and the slow uptake of technology by gover...
James Riley
July 30, 2013
Australian industry will continue to suffer shortages of work-ready ICT graduates if employers don’t invest more in the education process, according to the  Aust...
James Riley
July 29, 2013
The Australian Workplace and Productivity Agency’s  ICT Workforce Study  has sunk without a trace. Which is a shame. It is a serious piece of work that deserves ...
James Riley
July 24, 2013
New numbers released by the Department of Immigration show continued strong interest in the Significant Investor Visa program, which has now attracted more than ...
James Riley
July 19, 2013
The PwC report on ‘ The Startup Economy ‘ that has been floating around the innovation sector is a cracking read. It is slightly crazy in its heroic assumption...
James Riley
July 15, 2013
The startup sector’s relentless pursuit of a bigger chunk of Australia’s superannuation funds is a bit like Herman Melville’s hunt for a great white whale. Ho...
James Riley
July 12, 2013
Everyone has an opinion about Mike Quigley’s performance as the founding CEO of the NBN Company. No-one seems shy about sharing their view. So here’s my two-bits...
James Riley
July 9, 2013
The  Australian Workplace and Productivity Agency  today released a report that outlines in detail what the industry has long known: That Australia produces too ...
James Riley
July 1, 2013
Anthony Albanese is one of this parliament’s best performers, always on the front-foot and always scrapping. The new Prime Minister’s decision to give him Commun...
James Riley
June 25, 2013
Let’s move responsibility for the tech sector away from the oily-rag end of industry policy once and for all. It must surely be time for ICT industry developm...
James Riley
June 24, 2013
There is a flood of investment money heading to Australia from high net worth individuals seeking permanent residency in this country through a special new class...