Reports and documents

 
 
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SMART CITIES PLAN

Sets out the Australian Government’s vision for metropolitan and regional cities and its commitment to smart investment, smart policy and smart technology. All Australians are encouraged to share their ideas to help shape the cities agenda. Download the Smart Cities Plan.


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DIGITAL SOLUTIONS FOR A MORE LIVABLE FUTURE

This report by McKinsey Global Institute reveals how a variety of applications can significantly improve urban quality of life indicators, from reduced fatalities to reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Download the report.


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THE CHALLENGE OF PAYING FOR SMART CITY PROJECTS

Because many cities have difficulties paying for smart technology projects and implementing them on a wide-scale basis, Deloitte Global's report identifies new business models that can make smart city projects viable and financeable. Download the report.


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DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN - THE HYPE & THE RISKS

While every business wants to harness the speed to market that new supply chain technology can offer, they are also opening themselves up to malicious cyber-attack if they don’t take the right precautions. Download the report.


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INTERNET OF THINGS PLATFORM SELECTION GUIDELINE

This document has been formulated to provide concise and relevant guidance for private and government organisations to assist in the adoption of IoT technologies.  Download the report.


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5G MOBILE - ENABLING BUSINESSES & ECONOMIC GROWTH

5G is an improved mobile network technology that will open up more flexibility and use cases for a broader range of industries. Deloitte Access Economics has analysed the benefits and impacts of 5G for the Australian Mobile and Telecommunications Association. Download the report.


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DIGITAL BRISBANE 2.0

Digital Brisbane 2.0 outlines opportunities to make life, work, business and contribution easier, by using digital as an enabler. It also acknowledges that digital is as much a paradigm as a platform, inviting the community to collaborate as we move forward. Download the report.


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MODEL PUBLIC LIGHTING CONTROLS SPECIFICATION

The objective of this model specification is to provide an informative structured template that is focused on the technical aspects for local governments, main road authorities and electricity distribution utilities to help them prepare their own customised specifications within a structured procurement either as a Request for Proposal, a Request for Quote, or as a Request for Tender.  Download.


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MODEL LED PUBLIC LIGHTING SPECIFICATION

The objective of this model specification is to provide an informative structured template that is focused on the technical aspects for local governments, main road authorities and electricity distribution utilities to help them prepare their own customised specifications within a structured procurement process, either as a Request for Proposal, a Request for Quote, or as a Request for Tender.  Download.


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HOW SMART ARE AUSTRALIAN CITIES?

Producing sustainable and prosperous cities with high amenity for its citizens is essential for Australia. This report aims to provide new insights into the implementation of smart cities in Australia – how these initiatives are being implemented in cities, whether they are fulfilling their promises, the challenges involved and how cities can learn from each other. Download the report.


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INTERNET OF THINGS SECURITY GUIDELINE

The evolution of Internet of Things (IoT) requires an approach to security and privacy which supports agile and unforseen changes across a wide range of quite different technologies and applications. Many of the security mechanisms in place today to support identity have acted as barriers to uptake of digital services. Download the IoTAA Internet of Things Security Guideline. 


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ACCELERATING AUSTRALIAN IOT THROUGH HYPERCAT

This report builds on the recent ‘Review of Hypercat Standard for Smart Cities’ by Data61 (CSIRO 2016), to offer further discussion around the emerging interoperability landscape and the value of Hypercat. Hypercat is a standard that enables IoT interoperability at the application and platform levels through a simple and extensible JSON format and API specification. Download the Hypercat report.


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2016 CITY REP TRA

City RepTrak® is a global survey based on more than 22,000 consumer ratings, collected in the G8 countries, which ranks the world’s 55 most reputable cities based on levels of trust, esteem, admiration and respect. Perceptions regarding 13 attributes are grouped into three dimensions: Advanced economy, effective government and appealing environment. Download.


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BUILDING THE DIGITAL CITy

The digital revolution is ablaze in cities around the world. The fires of big data, open government, smart city, digital innovation, cities 4.0, and the internet of things, burn bright. But what is the object? How can cities build their smart city? And what lessons from international experience are there for Australian cities? Download the report.


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Future Cities Thinking — Future Cities and Communities by Design

This white paper outlines the case for taking a fresh look at ‘future cities and communities’ (or ‘smart cities’) and provides a methodology for doing so. A common frustration of citizens and other city stakeholders is the fragmentation and lack of interoperability or connectivity between otherwise innovative services and solutions.

Dr Neil Temperley writes this thought-provoking White Paper for CSIRO's Data61.

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Digital licensing insight paper

Australia Post has published their insight paper Digital licensing: Towards 2030 discussing:

  • How we can overcome the existing complex licensing systems

  • Why an open standards framework is essential

  • How other nations are already dealing with this challenge

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ISO standards AND the UN Sustainable Development Goals

ISO has published more than 22 000 International Standards and related documents that represent globally recogniSed guidelines and frameworks based on international collaboration. Built around consensus, they provide a solid base on which innovation can thrive and are essential tools to help governments, industry and consumers contribute to the achievement of every one of the SDGs.

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Australia’s IoT Opportunity: Driving Future Growth

This study, produced by ACS & PwC takes a broad economic and business view of the IoT opportunity. It assesses the revenue and cost implications of the technology on the industries most likely to benefit from it: construction, mining, manufacturing, healthcare and agriculture. It also considers the opportunities for developing the IoT industry (as a subset of the broader ICT sector) in Australia and looks at the cyber security risks associated with increased uptake of IoT technology.

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