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The Global Information Technology Report 2012

The Global Information Technology Report 2012

Living in a Hyperconnected World

World Economic Forum - April 2012

Soumitra Dutta and Beñat Bilbao-Osorio, editors
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The Global Information Technology Report 2012Living in a Hyperconnected World

World Economic Forum - April 2012

Over the past decade, The Global Information Technology Report series, has become the most comprehensive and respected international assessment of the preparedness of economies to leverage the networked economy. This research provides a unique platform for public-private dialogue on best policies and for determining what actions will further national ICT readiness and innovation potential.

Through the evolved methodological framework of the Networked Readiness Index (NRI), The Global Information Technology Report 2012 measures the extent to which 142 economies take advantage of ICT and other new technologies to increase their growth and well-being. This year, Sweden tops the rankings, followed by Singapore and Finland. 

Under the theme Living in a Hyperconnected World, the report features expert contributions that explore the causes and consequences of living in an environment where the Internet is accessible and immediate, where people and businesses can communicate instantly, and where machines are interconnected.

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Global Information Technology Report 2012

The World Economic Forum releases its new edition of the Global Information Technology Report. Soumitra Dutta, INSEAD, author of the report, explains the report’s methodology, while Benat Bilbao, World Economic Forum, discusses the year’s rankings. Per-Ola Karlsson, Booz and Company, and Bill Davidson, Qualcomm, provide an industry perspective.

The Impact of Digitization

World Economic Forum partner Booz and Company explores ways to maximize the impact of digitization.

INSEAD Knowledge with Soumitra Dutta

INSEAD Knowledge interviews Soumitra Dutta, co-author of the World Economic Forum’s Global Information Technology Report.