Tag Archives: Innovation

New ITU Study: Connecting Humanity

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has recently published “Connecting Humanity – Assessing investment needs of connecting humanity to the Internet by 2030“, a comprehensive new study that estimates the investment needed to achieve universal, affordable broadband connectivity for all humanity by the end of this decade. Nearly half the global population aged 10 years and over …
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Forging New Pathways: The Next Evolution of Innovation in Financial Services

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Deloitte, has just published the report: Forging New Pathways: The next evolution of innovation in Financial Services. Emerging technologies such as AI, 5G, DLT, and quantum are increasingly being used by financial services firms and are forming clusters that are driving innovation throughout the sector. These advances can …
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Global Innovation Index 2020

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is a source of insight into the multidimensional facets of innovation-driven growth. Providing 80 detailed metrics for 129 economies, the GII has become one of the leading references for measuring an economy’s innovation performance. The GII 2020’s theme asks “Who Will Finance Innovation?” A key question is how the economic …
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Digital Transformation: Powering the Great Reset

COVID-19 is a watershed moment for the digital transformation of business. The rules for success have changed and are ever more reliant on harnessing the power of digital models to create new value and experiences. Accelerating digital transformation, with purpose, is essential for companies to survive and thrive in the new normal. Successful leaders will …
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The Most Innovative Companies 2020 – BCG

Facing turbulent and fast-changing markets, innovators need a well-tuned innovation system that can spot emerging product, service, and business model opportunities—and then rapidly develop and successfully scale them—over and over again. Successful Serial Innovators Get Three Things Right: 1. They “Walk the Talk” Innovation success starts with commitment—making innovation a priority and investing decisively behind …
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European Innovation Scoreboard 2020

The 2020 edition of the Innovation Scoreboard, recently released by the European Commission, highlights that the EU’s innovation performance continues to increase at a steady pace, with growing convergence between EU countries. On average, the innovation performance of the EU has increased by 8.9% since 2012. Performance increased in 24 EU countries since 2012, with …
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Measuring Digital Development: ICT Price Trends 2019

Measuring Digital Development: ICT Price Trends 2019 monitors the affordability of ICT services by analysing and comparing price data for mobile-voice services, mobile data and fixed broadband for analysts, telecom operators, policy-makers and economists. The report provides analysis in terms of dollar price, exchange-rate adjusted prices and affordability for mobile-voice, mobile and fixed broadband according …
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Guidelines for City Mobility: Steering towards Collaboration

How people and goods get around our cities is undergoing considerable change. As new mobility options are introduced, cities and communities are trying to lower emissions, improve safety and increase affordability and accessibility of transport networks. Cities, mobility partners, and communities are taking a systems perspective to rethink the movement of people and goods. Developed …
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The Digitalisation of Science, Technology and Innovation

The OECD has just published the report “The Digitalisation of Science, Technology and Innovation: Key Developments and Policies” This report examines digitalisation’s effects on science, technology and innovation and the associated consequences for policy. In varied and far-reaching ways, digital technologies are changing how scientists work, collaborate and publish. While examining these developments, this book …
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Jobs of Tomorrow: Mapping Opportunity in the New Economy

Through new data sources, we can gain unprecedented insights into emerging opportunities for employment in the global economy, and granular understanding of the skill sets needed by professionals. This new data reveals that 96 jobs across seven professional clusters are fast emerging in tandem reflecting “digital” and “human” factors driving growth in the professions of …
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