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Piloting the London Office of Data Analytics

This report highlights both the potential benefits of being able to use data at a truly pan-London scale, but also the many barriers that stand in the way of realising that vision, and what it would take to overcome them.
Discussion paper

Poverty, climate change and health in Pacific Island countries

This discussion paper highlights the considerable health, social and economic consequences of climate change in the developing countries of the Pacific Ocean, where fragile environments, failing economies, poor population health, and a shortage of needed workforce skills mean there are fewer resources to prevent and...
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From awareness to funding: voter perceptions and support of public libraries in 2018

OCLC has partnered with the American Library Association (ALA) and its Public Library Association (PLA) division to investigate current perceptions and support among US voters and how they may have shifted since 2008 when OCLC published From Awareness to Funding: A Study of Library Support...
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The Internet's role in Campaign 2008

Three-quarters (74%) of American Internet users went online during the 2008 election to take part in, or get news and information about the 2008 campaign. This represents 55% of the entire adult population, and marks the first time the Pew Internet & American Life Project...
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Women and men in STEM often at odds over workplace equity

For women working in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) jobs, the workplace is a different, sometimes more hostile environment than the one their male coworkers experience. Discrimination and sexual harassment are seen as more frequent, and gender is perceived as more of an impediment...
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Digital Transformation Agency and the Australian Information Industry Association memorandum of understanding

This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) and the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) exists to facilitate practical ways for the DTA and the AIIA to engage to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.
Report

Australia in the digital economy: Online participation

Age is the most significant driver of internet use in the home, according to an new Australian Communications and Media Authority report. The report indicates that nearly three out of four people (specifically, 73 per cent) have a home internet connection and 87 per cent...
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A new ranking of the world's most innovative countries

While emerging markets are moving up the global innovation index, Japan and Switzerland remain first and second respectively in the league table. This ranking compares 82 countries by their innovativeness and looks at the factors that bring this about. China is climbing up the world...
Article

The capacity of Indigenous community housing organisations

Remote location, inadequate governance procedures and lack of economies of scale undermine the organisational performance of indigenous community housing organisations. Authors: Karel Eringa, Frederick Spring, Mara West, Martin Anda, Paul Memmott and Stephen Long
Article

Ten ideas for policymakers to drive digital progress

This US article offers 10 guiding principals for creating technology policy that spurs and sustains digital progress. Innovators continue to find new ways to use information technology (IT) to make our lives better. Looking forward, IT will continue to be a critical component of solutions...