Australia

ICT strategy, advice and assurance

Information technology (IT) is an integral part of all commercial, industrial, government, social and personal activities. Australia’s IT market is worth nearly A$100 billion. (1)

It is the fifth largest in the Asia-Pacific region, and the 14th largest in the world (2). Between 2001-2008 the rate of growth in Australia’s ICT market was expected to be 13.8 per cent – faster than that of Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan’ (3)

RSM offer ICT Advice and IT consulting services to help you maximise the effectiveness and value of your spend on ICT  strategy.

Technology constantly evolves with a steady stream of options available to help you run your business. Deciding how to change your technology to support your operations, however, can be difficult.

You need sustainable, scalable systems that provide the flexibility to easily adapt to your changing business requirements and carry you into the future. 
We offer services to help you maximise the effectiveness and value of your spend on ICT. 

Our experience within the IT industry range from large multinational corporations involved in the manufacturing of software and products to local service operators and software developers. We provide a range of comprehensive accounting services for businesses and individuals working in the information technology industry. We have worked with organisations who provide specific solutions to industry sectors like health or government as well as organisations who are responsible for the management of Big Data and networking solutions.

Our team of advisors are recognised for their extensive experience with the IT industry. Our clients have selected our solutions and services because our mission is clearly focused on improving the financial results of their organisations and the efficiency of the work processes.

Our areas of expertise include:

  1. Digital strategy and design
  2. ICT portfolio optimisation 
    • Opportunity assessment and investment prioritisation
    • Capability assessment and improvement
    • Improving cost efficiency
    • Sourcing and procurement (including Cloud)
  3. Enterprise architecture 
  4. ICT governance and management
  5. Large ICT programme and project advice and assurance
    • End to end programme management
    • Third party supplier negotiation and contract management
    • Assurance services

1. Source: ABS, Cat. No. 8126.0, Information and Communication Technology Australia, 2006-07, October 2008
2. Source: WITSA, Digital Planet: The Global Information Economy, May 2008
3. Source: WITSA, Digital Planet: The Global Information Economy, May 2008

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