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Information Technology: Industry Information

In this guide:

Industry Reports

  • Gartner: is the industry-leading consulting firm providing independent research and analysis on a wide range of Information Technology topics, providing insightful and practical advice from around the world and covering a varied set of topics including Asset management, Web Services, Emerging trends and technologies and Regulatory Compliance.
  • OVUM : Ovum is a research and consulting company offering advice on information technology. This database provides access to the Ovum Enterprise IT Knowledge Center.

Industry Legislation

Government websites and some nonprofit organisation websites can be helpful by providing relevant facts and information on your topic, e.g. industry news and legislations.

  • AGIMO Australian Government Information Management Office
  • IT & Communications Resources Links to Australian Government websites that relate to IT and Communications.
  • ACS The Australian Computer Society
  • IGDA International Game Developers Association
  • The Internet Society The Internet Society (ISOC) is a non-profit organisation that provides Internet related standards, education, and policy. It is the organisational home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB).
  • W3C The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologies, primarily the creation of Web standards and guidelines.
  • IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
  • ACM Association for Computing Machinery
  • AIIA Australian Information Industry Association

Patents

More information on search patents

Standards

Statistics

Statistical information is used as evidence to support your findings or viewpoint.  It can be in the form of tables, figures, charts or spreadsheets taken from a reliable source.

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics. This is a government organisation providing free access to a wide range of Australian statistical data on various themes from IT, environmental issues to financial statistics.  It also provides links to International statistics from Other Statistical Agencies.
  • IBISWorld — Australian industry research reports with key statistics.
  • OECD iLibrary.  This statistical database gives access to a broad range of interactive and comparative data for OECD and some non OECD countries.
  • Statista Technology & Telecommunication statistics; Internet usage; iPad & iPhone sales;