RSS News Briefs from InnovationAUS

  • Labor to open ICT procurement
    The Opposition’s new “local projects, local jobs” procurement policy would help small Australian tech companies secure government contracts, shadow industry minister Kim Carr said. A slew of Labor shadow ministers unveiled the new policy at a press conference in Queensland on Monday afternoon, signposted by a plan to halve the threshold that requires a bidder […]
  • Govt identity inquiry overdue
    A government inquiry into identity security is running more than two months behind schedule as the Coalition mulls a new iteration of the National Identity Security Strategy. The review of National Arrangements for the Protection and Management of Identity Information was launched by Home Affairs department last October to “determine ways to enhance or strengthen […]
  • Andrew Stevens is the new Bill Ferris
    Innovation and Science Australia has a new chairman after former IBM Australia managing director Andrew Stevens was quietly appointed to the role just before Christmas. Mr Stevens, who is also chairman of Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre and a non-executive director at MYOB, Thorn Group and Stockland, takes the reins from the ISA’s inaugural chair Bill […]

RSS News Briefs from Inside Small Business

  • The problem with the Open Innovation model
    The problem some may have with Open Innovation model may be borne out of the "not invented here syndrome", The post The problem with the Open Innovation model appeared first on Inside Small Business.
  • Surviving the crunch time in 2019
    All industries experience the crunch time, but if it is something that happens all the time to a business, it is a bad sign. The post Surviving the crunch time in 2019 appeared first on Inside Small Business.

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