Australia’s technology industry: What to expect in the next few years

Realistic expectations for the technology sector in Australia 

RSM’s 2022 technology report looks at the current challenges facing the industry, while offering hope for “unglamorous” companies likely to weather the current economic storm without too much damage. Featuring recommendations and insights from a broad range of experts, this report paints a picture of the challenges and opportunities at play that is grounded firmly in reality – not science fiction.


Inside the report

Adjusting to economic turbulence – unit price economics and realistic capital allocations

How long will the bear market last? How will that affect valuations and capital allocations? What are investors likely to look for? How should startups approach raising capital?

Skill shortages – global competition for tech talent, policy changes and hiring remote workers

How will the changes to permanent migration and visa-processing bottlenecks affect recruitment challenges? What complications can arise from remote workers? What can we expect in terms of local talent? What other factors are at play?

Subsectors promising growth – opportunities for the next decade

Which subindustries have proven strengths and which struggle to perform? What impact will policies like emission reduction targets have?

Digital transformation – data analytics, SaaS, cloud storage, and cyber security

How do you safely navigate a digital transformation? What can we learn from the rapid transformation of healthcare and healthtech innovations? What is the best approach for cyber security and avoiding a data breach? How does remote work factor in?

Responsible financial management

Where to save pennies to stay cashflow positive? What are the common traps to avoid? How to approach expanding into foreign markets.

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