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25 September 2012 Managing successful industry engagement: the Australian SKA Pathfinder experience
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The management of industry engagement has been one of the challenges in realising the AU$ 154M Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP). ASKAP has evolved both in scope and scale during its aggressive delivery timeline (2007 – 2012); furthermore its relationship to the proposed international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope has had to be carefully managed to ensure expectations remained realistic. In this paper I describe how CSIRO has navigated these challenges, forging excellent working relationships with a range of national and international companies, complimented by the establishment of a supportive national industry consortium.
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Carole Jackson "Managing successful industry engagement: the Australian SKA Pathfinder experience", Proc. SPIE 8449, Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy V, 84490E (25 September 2012);


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