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The Global Information Technology Report 2007-2008
Fostering Innovation through Networked Readiness
Edited by Soumitra Dutta and Irene Mia
 
 
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16 Apr 2008
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With total coverage of 127 economies worldwide and published for the seventh consecutive year, The Global Information Technology Report has grown into the world's most eminent assessment of the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on the development and competitiveness of nations. It is a powerful tool for business leaders
and policy makers in understanding the enabling factors of ICT advancements.
 
The Global Information Technology Report 2007-2008 features the latest computation and rankings of the Networked Readiness Index as well as a number of essays covering different issues of networked readiness and showcasing best policies and practicing in leveraging ICT for growth and development. As in previous years, the Report is the result of collaboration between the World Economic Forum and INSEAD.


Description

With total coverage of 127 economies worldwide and published for the seventh consecutive year, The Global Information Technology Report has grown into the world's most eminent assessment of the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on the development and competitiveness of nations. It is a powerful tool for business leaders
and policy makers in understanding the enabling factors of ICT advancements.
 
The Global Information Technology Report 2007-2008 features the latest computation and rankings of the Networked Readiness Index as well as a number of essays covering different issues of networked readiness and showcasing best policies and practicing in leveraging ICT for growth and development. As in previous years, the Report is the result of collaboration between the World Economic Forum and INSEAD.


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Contents

Executive Summary;
The Networked Readiness Index Rankings
PART 1: SELECTED ISSUES OF NETWORKED READINESS
PART 2: PRODUCTIVITY-RELATED TOPICS
PART 3: COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CASE STUDIES
PART 4: COUNTRY PROFILES
How to Read the Country Profiles
List of Countries
Country Profiles
PART 5: DATA PRESENTATION
How to Read the Data Tables
List of Data Tables
Data Tables
About the Authors
Partner Institutes
Acknowledgment


Authors

SOUMITRA DUTTA is the Roland Berger Professor of Business and Technology and Dean for Executive Education at INSEAD. His research and consulting have focused on the interrelationships among innovation, technology, and organizational design. He has also conducted research into national ICT strategies and global ICT benchmarking in collaboration with the World Economic Forum. A fellow of the World Economic Forum, he has won several awards for research and pedagogy. His research has been showcased in prominent international media and he has taught in and consulted with leading international corporations.

IRENE MIA is a Senior Economist with the Global Competitiveness Programme at the World Economic Forum. Her responsibilities include researching competitiveness issues and developing the economic content for World Economic Forum activities. She is also in charge of the technical coordination of the Global Information Technology Report.