The global information economy has created a unique opportunity for Australia, but our new information sector faces unique challenges.
The information age is changing the way we do business, and this is a critical challenge to Australia’s future growth and prosperity.
The Government’s Information Technology (IT) and Innovation Agenda (ITA) has outlined the most effective ways of addressing the challenges of the information economy and we need to develop a new system for sharing, exchanging and exchanging information.
The current system is inadequate and is not aligned with the changing nature of the global information environment, but there are many ways we can improve it.
The ITA has identified a number of areas of innovation in the information sector, including: Improving the efficiency of the Australian information network – by creating a digital infrastructure to make our information available to all Australians and to enable faster, more efficient and secure data sharing, we will be able to provide the information needed to meet the needs of the 21st century.