Business enterprises--Technological innovations

Discussion paper

8 Aug 2018

The size of our future prosperity will be determined partly by our ability to innovate and harness new technologies. This will require a skilled workforce that can match and beat our global competitors. So, what are the skills needed for a more interconnected, global world?...

Report

17 Jul 2018

This report profiles eighteen Australian and British firms, from small start-ups to international conglomerates, who have been successful in expanding to either country. These firms are across industries as diverse as defence, financial services, manufacturing, agriculture, infrastructure, technology and training.

Report

17 Jul 2018

The Australian economy is not only moving to a more knowledge-based economy, but one that requires a higher and more pervasive level of digital skills. Accordingly, the Australian workforce needs to be more highly skilled than ever.

Strategy

22 May 2018

The Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Michaelia Cash, has released the Turnbull Government’s response to ISA’s 2030 Plan.

Report

An analysis of the potential impact and opportunity of Artificial Intelligence on New Zealand’s society and economy
2 May 2018

The purpose of this report is to demystify this significant technological development and deliver a strong call to action to ensure that, as a nation, New Zealand is well positioned to address the impacts and opportunities that the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers.

Discussion paper

A discussion paper on a research and development tax incentive for New Zealand
19 Apr 2018

This discussion document outlines the main features of the New Zealand government's research and development (R&D) tax incentive proposal.

Report

Inquiry into impacts on local businesses in Australia from global internet-based competition
11 Apr 2018

Internet commerce currently accounts for only a small proportion of the Australian retail market but is growing rapidly. As a result of this growth, Australian businesses are experiencing increased competition from overseas firms using the internet to directly market to Australian consumers.

Strategy

4 Apr 2018

This report argues that the creation of physical spaces that bring together new, high-value businesses, researchers and related service providers (so called EICs), will drive job growth, attract investment and underpin the future competitiveness of Victoria’s economy.

Research report

19 Mar 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the term used to describe the growing number of devices being connected to the internet. This issues paper aims to give a broad overview of IoT issues to increase awareness and public discussion.

Report

For BusinessNZ on behalf of the Intelligent Transport Advisory Group
19 Mar 2018

New Zealand has a multibillion dollar opportunity to develop new, high-technology businesses in Intelligent Transport Systems. While there are already some areas of comparative advantage and emerging solutions, these can be accelerated and enhanced through focussed initiatives in key areas.

Report

22 Feb 2018

Australia is approaching an important window of opportunity to change our approach to the use of space for defence and national security purposes and, more broadly, to the establishment of a sovereign space industry

Report

15 Feb 2018

Data and analytics are transforming the global economy and the public and private sectors in Australia need to have a greater focus on the workforce, security and ethical implications, according to CEDA’s 2018 economic and political overview.

Research report

11 Feb 2018

In this annual overview of global government innovation, the OECD warns that the public sector will need a 'major course correction' to come to terms with the uncertainty posed by globalisation, rising inequality and disruptive technologies. The report argues that current government infrastructure is not...

Report

5 Feb 2018

AI, robotics and other forms of smart automation have the potential to bring great economic benefits, contributing up to $15 trillion to global GDP by 2030 according to this analysis. This extra wealth will also generate the demand for many jobs, but there are also...

Strategy

A plan for Australia to thrive in the global innovation race
30 Jan 2018

This strategy document aims to contribute to the wellbeing and prosperity of all Australians by strengthening Australia's innovation performance to become a leading innovation nation.

Audio interview

30 Jan 2018

The chairman of Innovation and Science Australia, Bill Ferris, says Australia should set itself a task to become the healthiest country on the planet.

In doing so, he says it will also become one of the most innovative nations.

The recommendation comes in...

Report

Addressing critical issues and planning for action
27 Jan 2018

The fourth industrial age rolling out across the globe is creating a digitally-enabled environment that will affect every company. Digital innovation has the capacity to transform practices, raise performance and increase growth across all industry sectors. The pace of change in digital technologies continues to...

Report

24 Jan 2018

Drawing on insights from the United States' experience, this paper assesses the cultural challenge of embracing failure constructively.

Research report

23 Jan 2018

This research finds that many senior business executives and government agency leaders lack confidence in their organisations’ readiness to influence and harness the opportunities offered by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0).

Report

8 Jan 2018

This report explores the issues that Western companies face in approaching the once-in-a-century opportunity that is China.

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