Smart Internet Technology CRC


User-led innovation: a new framework for co-creating business and social value

The sources of innovation are shifting rapidly from the traditional 20th century model of commercial R&D labs, elite universities, private companies and government agencies to user-led innovation. Today's users have much greater input into the creation and dissemination of the media, knowledge and culture they...

Cultural institutions and Web 2.0

This report gives the results of an exploratory survey of the approaches that Australian cultural institutions are implementing to meet Web 2.0 challenges. For the purpose of this study cultural institutions are those organizations open to the general public that house information artefacts representative of...

Business in Second Life: an introduction

Due to its unique range of creative, experimental and commercial possibilities, the online persistent virtual world Second Life is attracting significant interest from business and service industry sectors throughout the world. Big name brands such as IBM, Dell, ING, Philips Electronics, Telstra, and the Australian...

Password sharing: implications for security design based on social practice

Current systems for banking authentication require that customers not reveal their access codes, even to members of the family. But the evidence shows that, on the contrary, password sharing is seen as a practical way of managing money and a demonstration of trust. This paper...

IPTV: order, chaos and anarchy

The future of any commercial IP television system in Australia is fundamentally hamstrung by a grossly under-resourced national broadband infrastructure, and the vacuum is being filled by audience-driven solutions such as YouTube and BitTorrent. The broadcasting incumbents find themselves increasingly marginalized; the audience has seized...