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How will the Digital Economy Strategy affect Queensland’s Digital Industry?

This focus area is about identifying future actions and ideas that would contribute to the increased production and consumption of innovative Queensland digital solutions; attract talented people into digital careers; and lead to better cross-industry partnerships.

Queensland’s digital industry is critical to creating and supporting digital solutions for the other focus areas identified in the draft Strategy.

The Queensland digital industry can offer services and solutions to assist Queensland businesses and other industries realise their potential and increase their productivity for example by accessing supply chains, tapping new markets, enabling workforce mobility and use of cloud computing.

Consultation feedback

  • The need for the local digital industry to raise its profile and “professionalism”, and for other industry sectors to better utilise the local digital industry and ICT professionals/skilled workers were identified by a number of respondents as key challenges facing the digital industry in Queensland.
  • The need for better statistical data on Queensland’s growing digital based industry and to measure digital capability among Queensland businesses, industry and government sectors was also identified.
  • A number of written submissions strongly called on all levels of government to work together to attract new investment,venture capital and major global companies to invest in Queensland to grow the local digital industry ecosystem.


How will the Digital Economy Strategy affect Queensland’s Digital Industry?

This focus area is about identifying future actions and ideas that would contribute to the increased production and consumption of innovative Queensland digital solutions; attract talented people into digital careers; and lead to better cross-industry partnerships.

Queensland’s digital industry is critical to creating and supporting digital solutions for the other focus areas identified in the draft Strategy.

The Queensland digital industry can offer services and solutions to assist Queensland businesses and other industries realise their potential and increase their productivity for example by accessing supply chains, tapping new markets, enabling workforce mobility and use of cloud computing.

Consultation feedback

  • The need for the local digital industry to raise its profile and “professionalism”, and for other industry sectors to better utilise the local digital industry and ICT professionals/skilled workers were identified by a number of respondents as key challenges facing the digital industry in Queensland.
  • The need for better statistical data on Queensland’s growing digital based industry and to measure digital capability among Queensland businesses, industry and government sectors was also identified.
  • A number of written submissions strongly called on all levels of government to work together to attract new investment,venture capital and major global companies to invest in Queensland to grow the local digital industry ecosystem.

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