Information

Data is the raw facts and statistics, whereas Information is Data that is accurate and timely; specific and organised for a purpose; presented within a context that gives it meaning and relevance; and can lead to an increase in understanding and decrease in uncertainty (as per http://www.businessdictionary.com/).

Another way to look at information is as data that has been interpreted and then presented in a more meaningful context.

We take the time to source reports and articles which contains information that will assist individuals and businesses to start discussions, planning and ultimately make decisions.

The Kauffman Index
Entrepreneurship is one of the most important activities of modern economic life. The creation and growth of new companies, as well as the closure and shrinkage of existing companies, are at the heart of “economic dynamism.” Many of the statistics tracked closely by economists, policymakers, investors, and others—such as unemployment, wage growth, and productivity—are driven by entrepreneurial activity.
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Australian Innovation System Report
Massive trucks, their trays heavily laden with iron ore or coal, reflect our previous association with the source of our economic growth. Now it is more likely to be the brilliant chemist who has found a new process to extract minerals more efficiently and her business partner who can see the commercial application.It will be innovation-led growth, driven by entrepreneurial and disruptive actions that will sustain our role as one of the world’s leading economies in the years to come. It was Joseph Schumpeter, the prophet of innovation, who first drew attention to the role of the entrepreneur in driving economic growth and job creation. The entrepreneur is the “the agent of innovation … the pivot on which everything turns”.  Mark Cully, Chief Economist, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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The Global Innovation Index 2016
Innovation is now widely recognized as a central driver of economic growth and development. The Global Innovation Index (GII) aims to capture the multi-dimensional facets of innovation by providing a rich database of detailed metrics for 128 economies, which represent 92.8{f66b556458462964cc1aa3bb2b598b8b04ee5aaf66a5a718f9c77d964e29f906} of the world’s population and 97.9{f66b556458462964cc1aa3bb2b598b8b04ee5aaf66a5a718f9c77d964e29f906} of global GDP.
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StartUp Muster 2015 Report
I believe these are incredibly exciting times. As the nation’s economy transitions beyond the farm gate and the mine head, we have an unprecedented opportunity to become a regional – even a world – innovation leader. Sown from fresh ideas with a business model that aims for rapid growth in expanding markets, startup companies will play a major role in the new order. Australians are at our best when we embrace our cultural heritage of “having a go”. Wyatt Roy, MPscreenshot-2016-12-01-12-32-17

 

Big Data & Artificial Intelligence = Boom
We are on the verge of a very fast rate of technological change. If you think the Internet and mobile communications have changed the world, just wait. Coming years will be even more disruptive and amazing.
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PwC Golden Age Index
Harnessing the power of an older workforce – a potential $2.6 trillion prize
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Three Growth Markets in Australia
A lot has been made in Australia in recent years about the challenges presented by an ageing population. The baby-boomer generation, already making the move into retirement, will place However, while this narrative is regularly repeated throughout the Australian mainstream media, it has become a little dated. First of all, there was something of a ‘structural break’ in Australian population dynamics around the turn of the millennium, with changing trends in fertility and migration asserting themselves.   .id, the population experts
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The entrepreneurialism of the Aussie Workforce
This is the story of small business in Australia. This is also the story of profound business change caused in part by global forces such as digital disruption but also by emerging demographic and social shifts. Whatever the cause one thing is for certain: small business is very much on the rise and especially at the smallest end of the small business spectrum.  Bernard Salt, KPMG Partner
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Women in the Workplace 2016 (USA)
Women in the Workplace 2016 is a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America. The study is part of a long-term partnership between LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company to give companies the information they need to promote female leadership and foster gender equality in the workplace.
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Australia drops in Global Innovation index
Australia has slipped two places on the Global Innovation Index, failing to export and commercialise enough ideas to push into the top tier. Yolanda Redrup, AFR
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