Tag Archives: Knowledge Economy

One Small Step for WA…

Following on from my previous post July 1 saw several significant things occur here in WA: WA released their  data.wa.gov.au site… (although currently the only data on it is the freshly pressed Open Data Policy). As mentioned above the Open … Continue reading

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From Vision to Reality… making the First Steps

I have had the opportunity to attend a variety of events, presentations, and forums that have been focusing of future Visions for the state and the country over the past few months.  This has been a great experience in many ways but … Continue reading

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Minds of the Future

I recall when I started off on putting this blog together there were three areas that I was focusing on – they were (and are): Strategic Planning for the State (i.e. WA) Knowledge Economy Transformation of the Government I’ll be … Continue reading

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Economic Direction and Diversity

It was great to see WA being recognised as the leading state by topping the Commonwealth Bank State of the States report, which also highlights that there are more like 3 speeds to the Australian economy… The main change in … Continue reading

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State Economics and Our Future

About two weeks ago I managed to get a snapshot of the current political thinking on the WA Economy and what we face in the coming years.  At a CEDA event looking at the State’s Fiscal Future our Treasurer (and … Continue reading

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Back into the thick of ‘IT’

I managed to have almost two weeks off from work for a well deserved break – but now I am back in the thick of it all.  It takes a bit of time to ‘wind up’ again – i.e. trawling … Continue reading

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Changes to TIAC Already – Not a Good Sign

I noted via the WA Business News an article in yesterday’s West Australian about the Chairman of the Technology and Industry Advisory Council (TIAC) quitting after only three months – this is symptomatic of the issues with the current government … Continue reading

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Information – A key enabler to decision making

I’ve had a few thoughts bubbling away in the past month or so all related to information – and last week through a number of meetings and discussions they have come to the surface again… Access to information is a … Continue reading

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TIAC again?

It was interesting news to hear back on the 8th of December that the Technology and Industry Advisory Council (TIAC) was reforming.  Almost 12 months to the day that it was disbanded…  Having a look at the current website they … Continue reading

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More on State Development

A week ago I attended a luncheon held by CCI WA for the WA Premier Colin Barnett – it coincided with the Liberal National government reaching the middle of their current term of government. There were two main areas that … Continue reading

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