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Report Launched by An Tanaiste

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Written by johnnyryan

17/12/2008 at 01:03

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Paul Rellis, Managing Director of Microsoft Ireland, foreword, p.7

“Now is the time to create the vision of a new economic reality… If Ireland fosters innovation and enterprise in the digital space, it can create social and economic benefits.  However, to do so requires bold and brave investment.  In forty years’ time, historians will look back at the actions we took to address the challenges and opportunities presented to us. They will commend our foresight on the basis of the actions we take now.” Read the rest of this entry »

Written by johnnyryan

13/12/2008 at 02:30

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Welcome to this blog. The entire text of The Next Leap: Competitive Ireland in the Digital Era is open for comments – page titles on right hand side of screen. Feedback is welcomed, and will be responded to.

Title: The Next Leap: Competitive Ireland in the Digital Era
Subtitle: Strategic Report on the Trends of Change in the Digital Sector, and Government Opportunities for Action, Based on the IIEA Digital Sector Stakeholders’ Consultation

The Next Leap: Competitive Ireland in the Digital Era is intended to be a useful point of reference as Government considers a new national strategy to maximise Ireland’s competitive advantage in the digital era. It is an exercise in digital foresight that describes: Emerging trends that will characterise the digital environment incoming years; and Government actions that could capitalise on these trend. This report presents a cross-cutting draft plan of action derived from the diverging inputs of stakeholders across the digital sector.

Publisher: The Institute of International & European Affairs [visit site]
Author: Johnny Ryan [visit blog]
ISBN-13: 978-1-874109-95-2
EAN: 9781874109952


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Written by johnnyryan

13/12/2008 at 02:15

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