Navigating the digital economy


TMT analysis and policy

Navigating the digital economy

We help our clients understand the complex challenges brought about by the digital economy including the impact on business, government and the broader economy.

The digital economy

The digital economy has a profound impact both in transforming how we behave as individuals and how our economy functions more broadly. Understanding and navigating the disruptive forces of digital technology presents complex challenges for business and governments alike.


Deloitte Access Economic helps clients leverage economic insight to make better business and public policy decisions. We are Australia’s pre-eminent and most experienced economic and policy advisors.

Our services

Our people have market-leading expertise in:

  • Contribution studies
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Economic impact analysis
  • Industry analysis and business strategy
  • Economic and financial modelling
  • Forecasting
  • Policy development
  • Regulation and industry reform
  • Business cases and feasibility studies.

Our analysis is concise, tailored and has the ability to resonate with its intended audience. We cut through complexities to concentrate on the essentials.

The Connected Continent II

How the internet is transforming the Australian economy

Digital technology continues to radically transform the Australian economy. Deloitte Access Economics expands and updates its original report for Google - The Connected Continent – and now values the digital economy at $79 billion.

Mobile nation

The economic and social impacts of mobile technology

Deloitte Access Economics examines the impact of mobile on productivity in the Australian economy and the importance of mobile technologies in enabling workforce participation and productivity.

Australia’s Digital Pulse

Developing the workforce to drive growth in the future

This report from Deloitte Access Economics and the Australian Computer Society Australia examines how digital disruption is dramatically changing industries and occupations across the economy.

Digital government transformation

Billion dollar benefits in driving digital transactions

Assessing the economic benefits that can be realised from greater adoption of digital technologies for federal and state government customer transactions.

Benefits of high-speed broadband for Australian households

Looking over the horizon to 2020 when Australia will be a fully digital economy 

Commissioned by the Federal Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, this report shows that high-speed broadband will transform the Australian economy and society in coming years, and deliver significant benefits to most households.

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Francis Thomas

Francis Thomas

Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte East Timor

Francis is the CEO of Deloitte in East Timor as well as being the Regional Managing Partner of Deloitte in the Northern Territory of Australia. Francis’ experience is diverse and includes assurance (e... More