Tag Archives: NBN

The Opera House Equation for success

I’ve been watching the newly-restored 1968 film Autopsy on a Dream about the building of the Sydney Opera House, the forced resignation of architect Jorn Utzon, and the building’s subsequent completion. What’s extraordinary is how we seem to have failed to … Continue reading

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Playing the ball, not the man

In responding to comments made in a letter by Australian Federal Opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull on the lack of telco experience (as he sees it) on the board of NBN Co. (a Call Out by him), NBN board chairman … Continue reading

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Communicating the NBN

Yesterday, Australia’s Federal Government and the CEO of NBN Co. updated the nation on the costs, timetable and expectations for the national broadband network (NBN). For readers outside Australia, this is a national infrastructure project to lay a new fibre … Continue reading

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Calling out the state of Australia’s home-grown IT sector

On the eve of CeBIT Australia, the article by Asher Moses in today’s Sydney Morning Herald (“Children of the Revolution”,  http://bit.ly/L5XEFB) provides an insight into why Australia is probably not a tech-savvy country. It’s worth a read, even if you read … Continue reading

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Communications and spin and the National Broadband Network

Today’s media talk about the latest progress, messages and political positions linked to Australia’s National Broadband Network. (See Jennifer Hewitt and John McDuling in the Australian Financial Review, 3oth March 2012. Sorry, I’m struggling to find it in The Australian.) … Continue reading

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