When it comes to IT, the question most medium size businesses are asking themselves is "how do I get the best out of my technology and IT department?" Below is a list of some of the things management should do to ensure that your IT is given, and giving you the best chance of reaching your business goals.
The 10th of May, 2011 saw the official announcement and release of the 2011 Federal Australian Budget by the federal Treasurer Wayne Swan.
Below is a list of all the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) projects that were announced, as well as a list of spending cuts on ICT projects that were announced in previous budgets.
Based on the estimated costs of the entire ICT project funding announcements, investment into Australian ICT has slowed - with around $1.2 billion of projects announced in last year's budget versus $770 million for 2011/12.
We’re now wondering why the Federal Government is giving $52.4 million in funding to the National Broadband Network (NBN), while cutting spending and cancelling some programs that would actually benefit from the implementation of the NBN.
It seems as though the Government has done a complete 180 on the programs that they’re cutting, without actually considering the benefits that these programs would have had for the Australian people.