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Digital technology in the not-for-profit sector: February 2018

This survey of 385 not for profit organisations identified a significant under-investment in IT, with many organisations using systems that aren’t working well enough to provide efficient services.
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Unscheduled taxation system outages

This audit assessed whether the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has effectively responded to recent unscheduled information technology (IT) system outages.
Report

Internet of Things (IoT): Education and technology

This report details findings of the Curtin University Teaching Innovation funded project Internet of Things (IoT) Education: Implications for Students with Disabilities. This project aimed to provide insight into both the potential risks and benefits of the IoT for tertiary students with disabilities, particularly in...
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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.
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National broadband network: regulatory reform for 21st century broadband

This discussion paper outlines various reform options that the federal government is considering to reform the telecommunications regulatory framework. The government has announced it is seeking views on options for reforming the existing telecommunications regime to make it work more effectively, particularly during the transition...
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...