Tuesday, 26 April 2011

In IT, we are not as good as we might think!

The Global Information Technology Report 2010-2011, just released, puts Sweden and Singapore at the of top the rankings of economies adopting and implementing ICT advances for increased growth and development. The official statement of the 10th anniversary edition of the report says that it "focuses on ICT’s power to transform society in the next decade through modernization and innovation".

Finland now comes third, while Switzerland and the United States continue to be fourth and fifth respectively.

India’s position is not miserable, but it is not what you and I should expect.

We have dropped from 43th to 48th overall, while China comes 36th.

We come 21st in Individual Readiness, 33rd in Business Readiness, 41st in Market Environment, 45th in Business Usage, 47th each in Government Readiness and Government Usage, 52nd in Political and Regulatory Environment, 81st in Infrastructure and 98th in Individual Usage.

That's out of 138 countries....

The full report is at: http://www.weforum.org/issues/global-information-technology

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