Focus issue 174 October 2012
Eat like a bird, poop like an elephant
By Erol Harvey
Many surveys have shown the importance of external sources of innovation – clients, customers, buyers and competitors are sources second only in importance to internal employees.
Collaborating to manage innovation and technology
By Adam Long
Creating the right working environment is a critical part of a collaborative approach to innovation; creative and innovative people are attracted to autonomy and the freedom to explore.
CA offers a three-tier support program
By Doron Ben-Meir
Entrepreneurial success turns IP into a product, process or service that people want to buy. It requires technical understanding, market insight, financial resources and execution talent.
The keys to the cloud
By Rick Harvey
Even if your cloud data could be secure, it may never be truly private – because your data on someone else’s disk isn’t yours!
CSIRO rolls up its sleeves with SMEs
By Michael Egan
It’s tough and it takes resilience, nerve and courage. It takes positive people who can work together to develop ideas, to see and seize an opportunity.
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Promoting Australia's advancement through technology