As part of APO's Digital Inclusion Collection, expert curator Chris K Wilson discusses ACMA’s Communication Report for 2018 as well as the digital inclusion component of the Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee’s 2018 report and the government’s response to the digital inclusion recommendations posed in...
This committee was tasked with investigating the impact of new and emerging ICT, with particular reference to Australian law enforcement agencies and cybercrime prevention.
This briefing looks at the cyber threats associated with consumer devices and their causes, as well as initiatives to improve device security, and the related challenges.
This report argues that, as the Canadian economy becomes more data driven, the country needs a national data strategy that encourages innovation, provides security and privacy, prioritises transparency and oversight, and transcends jurisdictional barriers.
This brochure outlines the scope of the network's portfolio, the emerging technologies it covers and the engagement opportunities for public and private bodies through the network of Global Fourth Industrial Revolution Councils.
The Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network’s vision is to help...
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.
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...
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).
This paper reveals findings from the research project around understanding and rethinking what ‘privacy’ means to individuals and IoT designers/developers in the realm of increasing digital connectivity.
In the past, manufacturing-led development typically delivered both productivity gains and job creation for unskilled labor. Underpinning the productivity benefits was the sector’s tradability in international markets, which not only reinforced scale economies and technology diffusion, but importantly, also provided greater opportunities to access demand...
People are anxious about the future of the Internet. There are conflicting views around whether the Internet is a positive or a negative influence and while it becomes more and more central to our modern lives, we find that some are beginning to reject the...
Connection begets connection. The Internet of Things is in full flower but does that leave it vulnerable to cyberattack?
This paper provides first research into the potential of current and expected large investments throughout the world in Industry 4.0 to provide a foundation for improvements in corporate sustainability through greater take up of environmental accounting.
This article by Stuart Waite, ex-News Corp. executive, board member of the Internet of Things Alliance Australia and CEO of consulting firm Timpani, asks what does the Internet of Things (IoT) mean to newsrooms that are already struggling with demands to produce more for less,...
Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) enable real-time wireless communication between vehicles, roadside infrastructure, mobile devices and back-office systems. They have been developed as a way to deliver a safer and more efficient transport network that is less congested and more environmentally friendly.
This report explores the current use and potential of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in tackling global development challenges, highlighting a number of specific instances where IoT interventions are helping to solve some of the world’s most pressing issues.
It presents summary conclusions on...
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the inter-connection of many devices and objects utilising internet protocols, and it is yet another phase in the convergence of communications and its role as a fundamental enabler within the wider economy.
While there are many different...
The Internet of Things (IoT)—sensors and actuators connected by networks to computing systems—has received enormous attention over the past five years. A new McKinsey Global Institute report, The Internet of Things: Mapping the value beyond the hype , attempts to determine exactly how IoT technology...
This year’s report examines trends such as amplified intelligence, ambient computing, software-defined everything and the IT worker of the future. These trends have the potential to disrupt and reshape organisations, business models and even entire industries.
In the coming fiscal year or next, how...