Bring digital industry participants together to identify priority issues for the local digital industry and find approaches that will boost growth opportunities.
The Office of Digital Government will bring digital industry participants together for the first time in 2018-19 to identify priority issues and canvass approaches to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.
The local digital industry is diverse, covering digital entrepreneurs, micro businesses and start-up entities, as well as mainstream ICT companies and international suppliers. Business issues are similarly diverse and warrant consideration across the sector.
The local digital sector is made up of more than 300 businesses across the Territory. It is important that all digital businesses can participate and contribute to industry development.
This initiative provides an avenue for issues and opportunities across the sector to be considered, ensuring that all local digital businesses are able to benefit from any policy or service changes.
Finding ways to grow the digital industry benefits the overall Territory economy.
2019 progress update
Potential Digital Industry participants identified and planning commenced with ICT industry representative bodies on a forum to identify future digital industry skills requirements and growth opportunities. A tentative timeframe has been set and scope of issues examined for feedback from key stakeholders.
2020 progress update
The inaugural Boundless Digital Forum was held on 10 October 2019 with a focus on current priorities, local innovation and growth areas, identifying future opportunities in the Economic Development Framework.
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