Home : About Us :commun-iT blog  

commun-iT blog

Gold Coast ICT Capability Study 2011

Thursday, September 29, 2011
If you are on the Gold Coast, or have been involved with IT Forum Gold Coast, then commun-iT will be contacting you shortly to ask you to take part in the IT Forum Gold Coast ICT Capability Survey. By completing the survey your company will go into the Gold Coast ICT Capability Study, promoting your company to the market and helping to inform IT industry development policy for the Gold Coast.

About the Survey

The IT Forum Gold Coast (ITFGC) has engaged commun-iT to work with the Forum in conducting the 2011 Gold Coast ICT Capability Study.

The gathering of information (business profiles and survey data) will be achieved through both this website (
www.commun-it.com.au) by commun-iT (the trading name of Maat Solutions Pty Ltd), developer and owner of the site, and the Gold Coast ICT Forum website (www.itforumgoldcoast.com.au), developed independently by Maat and ITFGC respectively. 

Each entity is separately owned and operated, however commun-iT will be sharing common data relating to the Gold Coast IT related businesses.  Survey data will not be shared with other parties other than in an aggregated form so as to not identify individuals or individual businesses.  Only publicly disclosed non-confidential information and data for which consent has been given, will form the business directory.  All data will be collected and used only in accordance with the privacy statements of the respective websites and privacy legislation.

How will data be collected?

Gold Coast businesses will be contacted by commun-IT, inviting them to complete details of their business and to complete the capability survey.  This data shall be used to compile a final report into the Gold Coast ICT capabilities.

Completing the above details will not cost Gold Coast businesses anything.  All such businesses that complete all of the data will be placed with a full business listing on the ITFGC Business Directory at their website.  In addition all Gold Coast businesses that are IT suppliers will receive a free basic listing on “commun-IT”.

How will it benefit ITFGC members?

Existing financial members of ITFGC at the time of survey launch will receive a free “bronze” level membership in “commun-IT” for 1 year. Non-members of ITFGC may choose to take up a “commun-IT” paid membership at their will.

What will happen to the data?

In order to ensure that all Gold Coast business’ data that is available from the ITFGC and commun-iT is consistent and up to date, all data collected in relation to Gold Coast businesses in the IT industry or any related service provider, will be commonly shared between the “commun-IT” and ITFGC databases for a period of 12 months.  Anyone choosing to extend or take up a membership with “commun-IT” will be shared with the ITFGC database for a further 12 months.

Under the terms of Agreement between the Forum and the GCCC and the Queensland State Government, the Forum will provide to each party a copy of the business directory data with aggregated anonymous survey data provided to Gold Coast City Council upon request and approval from ITFGC.

Keep abreast of developments with the IT Forum Gold Coast (ITFGC) Capability Study 2011, where updates will be posted of their progress, outcomes and final results.  If anyone wishes to make comment or provide input to this project then they should contact the Forum’s project Manager, Greg Tomkins, through this website, or contact him on (07) 5526 4014.


Mike Pym, Director, Pym’s Technology Lawyers. A member of the Panel of Expert Bloggers on commun-iT and an expert on www.aiia.biz 

Subscribe to the commun-iT blog RSS

 Recent Posts


Tags

David Scott tax law Capability Study 2011 Employment Corporate and Commercial Law Discounted Deals moral right Professional Idemnity Insurance award employment law company tax Agreements Peta Maloney Regulation 90 reseller Fair Work Ombudsman SME Clerical and Administrative Employees (State) Award ATO term deposit Mike Pym Financial Planning warranties Nick Stevens managed services eServices Sham Consumer Law SAAS Alex Bodnar confidentiality clause enterprise agreement IP Greg Pearce Compliance Program Insurance Advisernet employment contract termination AIIA ASIC Living Away from Home Allowance Tax Pym's Technology Lawyers NES dividends discounted travel Research and Development Tax Australian Information Industry Assocation Contracting small business owners Guide Software Research and Development Tax, IT capability directory Peter Nolle fraudulent refunds selling your business Falsify contractual obligations breach of implied terms superannuation indemnity Balance Professional Services Centennial Financial Services restraint of trade clause Payment Summaries Maat Solutions Independent Fair Work Regulations Michael Blumenstein employment agreements small business Queensland State Government R&D tax Credit Research and Development Tax Credit Panel of Expert Bloggers broker ICT capability study unfair dismissal leave loading Greg Tomkins Software R&D Tax Information gathering personal services income personal income tax Confidential information breach of employment contract Australian Business Register Benefits loans Fair Work Commission Tours 12 percent adverse action Fringe Benefit IAAS employers industrial action patent IT Professionals natural disaster distribution agreement National Employment Standards fines Fair Work Australia IT Lawyer Board of Taxation AIIA.biz 2020 fuel tax credits Gold Coast ICT Forum Contractor Innovation Australia: AusIndustry Compulsory Employer Superannuation director duties AUSkey IT Law Free Basic Listing Fair Work Act compliance Superannuation Guarantee Division 7A warranty against defects www.aiia.biz benchmarking withholding rates ITFGC Hotel Civil Aviation Regulations Government Grants Databases open source Australian Workplace Agreements ABN restraint government procurement Travel Federal Court of Australia Matthew Karpanen PAYG Supply Management Fee Procure IT GST employee Tax rates flood insurance individuals underpayment unpaid work copyright IT Contracts Law Stevens and Associates Advanced Findings IT Forum Gold Coast sick leave Treadstone Win an iPad 2 Survey data PAAS

Archive


    Our Expert Bloggers


    Mike Pym

    Mike is an entrepreneur and lawyer who leads two SMEs, one in the IT software industry, and a firm of lawyers specialising in IT law.


    Peta Maloney

    Company and commercial law, shareholder agreements, constitutions, directors’ duties, setting up companies, IT contracts, outsourcing, government procurement and privacy.

     
    Peter Nolle

    Government Grants from start up to export ready


    Alex Bodnar

    General insurance advisory for commercial & industrial risks, 
    Information Technology & Telecommunication exposures. 


    David Scott

    Investments, Superannuation,
    Life Insurance, Income Protection Insurance, Key Person Insurance, Debt Management, Gearing,
    Retirement Planning


    Mike Pym

    IT contracts, government procurement of IT, distribution agreements, outsourcing, contract management & dispute resolution.

     
    Nick Stevens

    Enterprise Agreements,
    Employment Contracts,
    Unfair Dismissal, EEO, 
    Workplace Surveillance & Privacy, OH&S

    Industry Associations

    fitt

    Contact

    Maat Solutions Pty Ltd
    Level 6, 60 Pitt Street
    Sydney NSW Australia

    T: +61 (02) 9247 9459
    F: +61 (02) 9247 9550













    Captcha Image