Business & Industry

Building your digital capability – Digital Scorecard

Work out your digital score to find out if your organisation is destined to thrive, succeed and compete in the global marketplace.
Understand how digitally prepared your organisation is by taking Queensland Government’s free, confidential online assessment and receive a Digital Scorecard.
You will also:
- gain tips on how your organisation can improve its digital capability
- be able to compare your organisation with other similar ones in your region and industry
- be notified about Digital Business Workshops in your area to help improve your digital score.

2016 Digital Readiness Report published

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) have published the fourth annual Digital Readiness Study.

Q&A episode on innovation, collaboration & NBN

The ABC Q&A episode on Monday 28 March 2016 highlighted innovation, collaboration and the NBN.

Australian IT jobs boom expected

The Australian Business Review has reported that a survey conducted by specialist recruiter Robert Half has found that more than half of Australian CIOs and CTOs surveyed plan to increase and maintain current IT staff levels.

ACMA report findsAustralia is jumping online – here, there and everywhere!

New data released by the Australian Communications & Media Authority finds that while laptop and desktop computers are still the devices most often used for accessing the internet,

How your business can find and exploit new opportunities in the digital economy

CLICK! Digital Expo’s keynote speaker Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz, Silicon Valley innovation mentor and current PwC Chair in Digital Economy will present a framework for success, specific examples and opportunities for businesses in Queensland.

Protect your data with Stay Smart Online’s new Small Business Guide

To help protect your data, the Stay Smart Online website has released a Small Business Guide.

Technology the building blocks for success in Queensland businesses

Innovative companies such as Queensland’s CB Construction and Cox Mowers understand the benefits of embracing new technological advancements to gain an edge on their competition.

Digital Identity 3.0 event empowers people to take ownership of personal data

In collaboration with the Queensland Government, PwC, Australia Post, QUT and MyWave, the PwC Chair in Digital Economy ‘Digital Identity 3.0’ event explored a platform where consumers are empowered to own, manage and share data on their terms.

Queensland’s cloud-based start-up Tanda takes out iAward

The iAwards program recently honoured top Australians at the leading edge of digital innovation and recognised brilliant new ideas that have been brought to life by Australia’s finest minds.

Join us for Digital Identity 3.0

In collaboration with Queensland Government, PwC and Australia Post, the PwC Chair in Digital Economy invites you to hear, connect and contribute to Digital Identity 3.0 on 31 August 2015.

Opportunity for ICT educators, students, researchers and professionals

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) are calling for nomination for the inaugural ACS Digital Disruptors Awards. The Awards will recognise Australia's ICT teams and individuals who are at the forefront of digital disruption across the industry, government and education sectors. Nominations are open until 4 September 2015 and details are available here.

Feel like a local with Brisbane entrepreneur’s AroundAbout app

A new app developed by Brisbane entrepreneur Mitch Hill is successfully changing the way we travel, making it easier to navigate where to eat, drink and play at the swipe of a screen.

Local farmers market delivered direct to your doorstep

If you have trouble making the weekend market to snap up the freshest produce, or you are a farmer wishing to make your mark online – Australia Post has developed the perfect solution.

Caffeine fix just a click away!

The dread of queuing for your morning coffee is a thing of the past thanks to Brisbane based ordering App, TXT4Coffee.

Online start-up is child’s play for Brisbane Dad

Childcare waiting lists can cause panic for many parents, and unfilled places can cause financial stress for childcare facilities. A Brisbane father of two and entrepreneur is bridging the gap by launching a digital booking portal.

The book is not closed on the printed page – bookshops embrace e-commerce

A recent report by Global management consulting firm AT Kearney has ranked Australia the 10th best e-commerce market in the world by following a boost to the country’s online sales figures of 9% in 2014.

Townsville startup shows ambitious ideas can be implemented from anywhere

Townsville business, SafetyCulture, has won 2 categories at the International tablet app competition, the Tabby Awards, for its flagship product – iAuditor.

Small business ‘virtual’ mall

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCCIQ) has partnered with Brisbane based Studio None to set up a virtual online mall for small businesses.

Digital demand – employment now and in the future

A recent retail report commissioned by The Digital Industry Association for Australia (AIMIA) offers operators in the digital media space a vision of the future.

Do you have the skills to deliver in the digital economy? 

A new survey reveals that the answer is perhaps not, citing a lack of skills as the biggest threat to the success of digital delivery.

ACMA report finds Australia is jumping online – here, there and everywhere!

New data released by the Australian Communications & Media Authority finds that while laptop and desktop computers are still the devices most often used for accessing the internet, 70 per cent of Australians now go online with a mobile phone and 50 per cent with a tablet.

Australia’s $79b digital economy – exceeds forecasts

A Deloitte report estimates the size of Australia’s internet economy has soared from $50 billion in 2011 and already exceeds the $70 billion it was forecast to reach by 2016.

The Changing Face of Retail

Over the past decade, the retail sector has been undergoing significant digital disruption.