At this exciting time in our history, information and communications technology (ICT) has the potential to:
- change the structure of economies and social behaviour;
- facilitate new modes of learning; and
- reduce our impact on the natural environment.
Our future will be shaped by how these technologies are used to change the way we access products and services, and how we live, work, learn and play. As we move towards full and active engagement in the digital economy and the information age, we need a Digital Economy Strategy to guide our transition; a strategy that can focus the attention and efforts of key stakeholders in the region including Councils, educational institutions and development organisations on a consolidated plan to get us there.
In our rapidly changing technological environment, education is vital to Australia's digital future. The digital economy demands that we nurture innovative approaches to problem solving in our education system. If Australia is going to take an active role on the world...read more
Four presentations from the Southern Cross University 'Digital Bootcamp' event held at the Gold Coast campus on 1 August last year are available on YouTube. Watch all the presentations here Or select from the links below for individual presentations: Online Business...read more
Vodafone recently commissioned a study, conducted by independent public policy think tank the Mckell Institute, that details how the NBN project has the potential to help deliver better mobile services to regional Australia. The report can be downloaded...read more
In response to a survey of Australian small business owners Mark Cleaver of Bibby Financial Services who conducted the research warns that older small business owners risk being left behind if they don’t embrace social media. The survey reveals that younger business...read more