Tag Archives: Innovation

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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The 2019 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard

The 2019 edition of the EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard (the Scoreboard) comprises the 2500 companies investing the largest sums in R&D in the world in 2018/19. These companies, based in 44 countries, each invested over €30 million in R&D for a total of €823.4bn which is approximately 90% of the world’s business-funded R&D. They …
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Shaping the Digital Transformation in Latin America

The OECD has recently published the report “Shaping the Digital Transformation in Latin America: Strengthening Productivity, Improving Lives“. This report discusses policies and approaches to spur sustainable and inclusive digital transformation in the LAC region across seven action areas: enhancing access to digital technologies; strengthening their effective use; enabling digital innovation; ensuring quality jobs for …
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Policy Pathways for the New Economy

The World Economic Forum has just published Policy Pathways for the New Economy. Unfolding technological developments pose a significant challenge in terms of the depth of economic and social transformation needed for their benefits to be fully realized and equitably distributed. Questions are emerging regarding the adequacy of our current economic policies and practices, the …
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Measuring Digital Development: Facts and Figures 2019

Measuring digital development: Facts and figures 2019, the first publication in ITU’s new Measuring digital development series, offers a snapshot of the most important ICT indicators, including estimates for the current year. Latest figures show that while Internet use continues to spread, the digital gender gap is also growing. More effective action is urgently needed …
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The Cybersecurity Guide for Leaders in Today’s Digital World

Cyberattacks are one of the top 10 global risks of highest concern in the next decade, with an estimated price tag of $90 trillion if cybersecurity efforts do not keep pace with technological change. While there is abundant guidance in the cybersecurity community, the application of prescribed action continues to fall short of what is …
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Navigating Uncharted Waters: A Roadmap to Responsible Innovation with AI in Financial Services

The World Economic Forum in collaboration with Deloitte has just published the report “Navigating Uncharted Waters: A roadmap to responsible innovation with AI in financial services.” As previously explored by the Future of AI in Financial Services research at the World Economic Forum, artificial intelligence is fundamentally changing the physics of financial services. It will …
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World Corporate Top R&D Investors: Shaping the Future of Technologies and of AI

This report sheds light on the innovative strategies of the top 2000 corporate R&D investors worldwide, and the way they contribute to scientific advances, the development of new technologies, and to bringing new products and processes onto the market. In addition to providing evidence about some key structural features of these top corporate R&D investors …
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Digital Skills Insights 2019

The third issue of the ITU publication (previously called “Capacity Building in a Changing ICT Environment”) features eight articles from international experts, which take a critical and analytical approach towards the subject of capacity and digital skills development. The first set of articles provides a broad overview of the discussion on digital literacy frameworks, new …
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