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Digital Business Capability Program – Request for Proposal

Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation is excited to advise of a Request for Proposal that is currently advertised on QTenders at the following link:   https://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/qtenders/tender/display/tender-details.do?CSRFNONCE=E62D0CB9D8B348BD36472A71B0121F49&id=18449&action=display-tender-details   The Department is seeking proposals for the provision of:   •         the Design, development and delivery of an online survey instrument to assist Queensland’s small to medium businesses and Not-for-profit organisations measure their digital maturity and provide some preliminary improvement ideas and/or actions; and the •         Development of a workshop to enable Queensland’s small to medium sized businesses and Not-for-profit organisations to understand the results of their maturity assessment and to…
Silicon Coast
July 7, 2016
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GovHack 2016

Welcome to GovHack Sunshine Coast 2016! This event is for everyone and anyone who has an idea about how we can strengthen our local communities. If you have digital skills, we want you! If you have a community/commercial problem to solve, we want you! If you just want somewhere to hang out and eat pizza for 46 hours from Friday 29th - Sunday 31st July, then WE WANT YOU! Registration is Free! WiFi is Fast and Free! Food is Free! Registration is Free! WiFi is Fast and Free! Food is Free! Come and explore the opportunities for new products and…
Silicon Coast
July 6, 2016
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Last chance to have your say in the #SPEEDITUP campaign

Have your say in the #SPEEDITUP Campaign - ending 3 June The opportunity to provide feedback to the ‪#SPEEDITUP campaign closes on 3 June. The #SPEEDITUP campaign aims to promote and accelerate investment in digital infrastructure on the Sunshine Coast. The more submissions we receive the stronger the case we can make to improve broadband infrastructure on the Sunshine Coast.   Please give us 5 minutes of your time to tell us more about your broadband needs and help “Speed it Up” on the Sunshine Coast! You can complete the questionnaire here.   Don't forget to check back to see the…
Silicon Coast
May 31, 2016
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Sunshine Coast Businesses have their say

#SPEEDITUP Campaign Results Sunshine Coast businesses are having their say about slow internet speeds and unstable connections impeding their ability to do their jobs. The opportunity to provide feedback to the #SPEEDITUP campaign closes on 3 June! The more submissions we receive the stronger the case we can make with the telco’s for improving the broadband infrastructure – please tell us about your broadband needs here: http://digitalsunshinecoast.com.au/campaign/speed-it. Here is what Sunshine Coast businesses have had to say so far …     To share this infographic, right click, save as and then upload to your Facebook or Twitter account with the following…
Silicon Coast
May 25, 2016
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How many devices are Sunshine Coast businesses using via their current broadband service?

#speeditup Campaign Results It is clear that businesses are using multiple devices on their current broadband services and are crying out for better access to high speed internet, and more stable internet connections. To share this infographic, right click, save as and then upload to your Facebook or Twitter account with the following message: How many devices are Sunshine Coast businesses using via their current broadband service? Help us #speeditup http://www.digitalsunshinecoast.com.au/campaign/speed-it ________________________________________ Please give us 5 minutes of your time to tell us more about your broadband needs and help “Speed it Up” on the Sunshine Coast! The opportunity to provide…
Silicon Coast
May 17, 2016
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What are Sunshine Coast businesses prepared to pay for faster internet?

#speeditup Campaign Results Over 100 businesses have told us what they would pay for faster internet ... To share this infographic, right click, save as and then upload to your Facebook or Twitter account with the following message: What are Sunshine Coast businesses prepared to pay for faster internet? Help us #speeditup http://www.digitalsunshinecoast.com.au/campaign/speed-it Please give us 5 minutes of your time to tell us more about your broadband needs and help “Speed it Up” on the Sunshine Coast! The opportunity to provide feedback closes on the 3 June. You can complete the questionnaire here. Don't forget to check back to see the…
Silicon Coast
May 13, 2016
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Which suburbs care most about their internet speeds?

#speeditup Campaign Results It is clear that suburbs on the coast with a high concentration of businesses are crying out for better access to high speed internet. To share this infographic, right click, save as and then upload to your Facebook or Twitter account with the following message: Think businesses in your suburb care about faster internet speeds? Help us #speeditup http://www.digitalsunshinecoast.com.au/campaign/speed-it Please give us 5 minutes of your time to tell us more about your broadband needs and help “Speed it Up” on the Sunshine Coast! The opportunity to provide feedback closes on the 3 June. You can complete the questionnaire here.…
Silicon Coast
May 11, 2016
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Could your business or organisation benefit from faster broadband internet?

 The Speed it Up! campaign, delivered by Digital Sunshine Coast in partnership with council and Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast (RDASC), is encouraging Sunshine Coast businesses and organisations to share their current internet speeds and options in order to drive positive change within our region.  Economic Development Portfolio Councillor Stephen Robinson said businesses and organisations could now provide important information regarding their current internet performance via an online survey. “The Speed it Up! campaign has been designed in collaboration with telecommunications providers and aims to drive investment in competitive broadband solutions that will make internet on the Coast faster and…
Silicon Coast
May 6, 2016
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Join local entrepreneurs for Startup weekend pre-event function

The Sunshine Coast’s third annual Startup Weekend will bring together more than 100 designers, developers, students, creatives and business people for 54 hours of hands-on entrepreneurship. Held at Spark Bureau in Maroochydore, the event is designed to equip aspiring entrepreneurs with the skills, connections and hands-on experience they need to create and launch their own startup ventures. Over the course of the weekend participants will pitch ideas, form teams and develop their unique business models under the guidance of professional mentors. Along the way, they’ll learn and apply the principles of the Lean Startup Methodology in a fun, fast-paced environment. Startup Weekend…
Silicon Coast
April 11, 2016
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Free WiFi expanded on Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Council has installed new WiFi access points at Mooloolaba Beach, Alexandra Headland and Maroochydore Beach, expanding WiFi to over 70 access points at 21 locations across the region. Mayor Mark Jamieson said WiFi was one of many smart integrated technologies council is trialling and installing as part of its Smart City Framework. “Council will also install free WiFi later this year as part of the Bulcock Street streetscape upgrade in Caloundra and will continue to look for opportunities to expand the WiFi network.” Mayor Jamieson said data collected about WiFi usage would help council provide the right services in…
Silicon Coast
April 11, 2016
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