Hangzhou rolls out measures to advance digital economy

Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, is taking major steps to seal its status as a leading city for the digital economy, with local government laying out a specific action plan towards that goal on March 1. The plan, which focuses on the integration of industrialization of digital resources, digitalization of industries, urban digitalization, … Continue reading Hangzhou rolls out measures to advance digital economy

Schools should teach the curriculum of the future, not the past

Robots, artificial intelligence, automation – no longer the stuff of science fiction movies. Overwhelming evidence shows the shift in what the workforce needs is already underway and that it will continue to grow much larger in the future. All around the world, leaders from government and industry debate the future of work and the changes … Continue reading Schools should teach the curriculum of the future, not the past

GSMA: Free Flow of Data across Borders Essential for Asia’s Digital Economies

Governments in Asia can expand the region’s digital economy and unlock further socio-economic benefits for their citizens by removing unnecessary restrictions on the movement of data internationally, according to a new report released by the GSMA today at the Mobile 360 – Digital Societies conference in Bangkok. The study, ‘Regional Privacy Frameworks and Cross-Border Data … Continue reading GSMA: Free Flow of Data across Borders Essential for Asia’s Digital Economies

Unlocking the value of data key to UK economic growth

The Scottish government has identified data-driven innovation as a key area for potential economic growth, and they plan to invest accordingly. Rachel Aldighieri, MD of the DMA, highlights the need for cross-sector collaboration to discover the true worth of data. Earlier this month, Theresa May signed the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal … Continue reading Unlocking the value of data key to UK economic growth

New Vision for A Global Digital Economy Emerges At Smart China Expo (event)

Industry leaders attending the first Smart China Expo (SCE 2018) in China’s western city of Chongqing have articulated a new vision for how the world’s digital economy will evolve at the event’s Global Digital Economy Summit, a forum that brought together 650 participants under the theme “New Digital Economy, New Growth Engine.” Speakers projected a … Continue reading New Vision for A Global Digital Economy Emerges At Smart China Expo (event)

Irish education system needs ‘profound changes’ to secure digital future

The managing director of Accenture Ireland has warned that Ireland needs to make "profound" changes to its education system to ensure the country is equipped to secure the next wave of jobs in the digital economy. Alastair Blair, who is also chair of Ibec's digital economy policy committee, says the advent of artificial intelligence, virtual … Continue reading Irish education system needs ‘profound changes’ to secure digital future

The iWorld Expo 2018 Themed on Digital Economy Kicked Off in Chengdu

On August 16, 2018, the iWorld Expo 2018 grandly kicked off at the Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center in Chengdu. During the three-day period, under the theme of "Digital Economy in the New Era", a wonderful event about artificial intelligence and the mobile Internet ecosystem will come onto stage in three major dimensions: exhibitions, international … Continue reading The iWorld Expo 2018 Themed on Digital Economy Kicked Off in Chengdu

Digital economy plays key role in high-quality growth (China)

China's manufacturing industry is aiming to transform itself from "Quantity" to "Quality". The key strategy is to develop a digital economy, said Li Yizhong, the former minister from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Sunday. Speaking at the 2018 World Forum on Scientific and Technological Innovation in Beijing,Li said "A digital economy means … Continue reading Digital economy plays key role in high-quality growth (China)

Personalized Medicine: A Culmination Of Everything The Digital Economy Has To Offer

When thought leaders lay out a vision of revolutionizing health care in the coming years, it’s usually a fusion of medicine and ground-breaking technology that calls to mind sophisticated AI robots performing noninvasive surgery with lasers to cure cancer in a matter of minutes. Chances are that, sooner or later, that vision of the future … Continue reading Personalized Medicine: A Culmination Of Everything The Digital Economy Has To Offer