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The Global information technology report 2005-2006

Author: Dutta, Soumitra ; López-Claros, Augusto ; Mia, IreneINSEAD Area: Technology and Operations ManagementPublisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 350 p. : Graphs ; 28 cm.ISBN: 1403996423Type of document: INSEAD BookContents Note: Includes chapters by Dutta, Soumitra "Executive summary: (global information technology report 2005-2006: leveraging ICT for development)" p. ix-xii; Dutta, Soumitra and Amit, Jain "Networked readiness and the benchmarking of ICT competitiveness" p. 3-24Abstract: The Global Information Technology Report 2005-2006, the fifth in the series, seeks to measure the national propensity to leverage the opportunities offered by ICT for sustained growth and rising propensity for 115 countries in the world. It thus provides a broad international framework in which the enabling factors for ICT advancement are mapped out. The Global Information Technology Report 2005-2006 includes the latest computation and rankings of the Networked Readiness Index. It also features a number of essays spanning a range of ICT issues, from the evidence of ICT-related productivity improvements to interesting specific country case studies. The last part of the Report contains detailed country profiles for the 115 countries covered this year together with data tables for each indicator used in the Index's computation. This year's Report, as in the past, is the result of a collaboration between the World Economic Forum and INSEAD.
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Includes chapters by Dutta, Soumitra "Executive summary: (global information technology report 2005-2006: leveraging ICT for development)" p. ix-xii; Dutta, Soumitra and Amit, Jain "Networked readiness and the benchmarking of ICT competitiveness" p. 3-24

The Global Information Technology Report 2005-2006, the fifth in the series, seeks to measure the national propensity to leverage the opportunities offered by ICT for sustained growth and rising propensity for 115 countries in the world. It thus provides a broad international framework in which the enabling factors for ICT advancement are mapped out.
The Global Information Technology Report 2005-2006 includes the latest computation and rankings of the Networked Readiness Index. It also features a number of essays spanning a range of ICT issues, from the evidence of ICT-related productivity improvements to interesting specific country case studies. The last part of the Report contains detailed country profiles for the 115 countries covered this year together with data tables for each indicator used in the Index's computation. This year's Report, as in the past, is the result of a collaboration between the World Economic Forum and INSEAD.

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The Global Information Technology Report 2005-2006 Leveraging ICT for Development Contents Preface Klaus Schwab (World Economic Forum) v Part 3: Country-Specific Case Studies 3.1 Information and Communication Technologies in Chile: Past Efforts, Future Challenges 69 71 Foreword John Chambers (Cisco Systems, Inc.) vii Executive Summary Soumitra Dutta (INSEAD), Augusto Lopez-Claros and Irene Mia (World Economic Forum) ix Carlos Alvarez Voullième, Constanza Capdevila de la Cerda, Fernando Flores Labra, Alejandro Foxley Rioseco, Andrés Navarro Haeussler (Fundacidn Pais Digital) 3.2 Israel: Factors in the Emergence of an ICT Powerhouse Augusto Lopez-Claros and Irene Mia (World Economic Forum) 89 The Networked Readiness Index Rankings xiii 3.3 The Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on the Economic Competitiveness and Social Development of Taiwan Arthur L. Dahl (International Environment Forum) and Augusto Lopez-Claros (World Economic Forum) 107 Part 1: Selected Issues of Networked Readiness 1.1 Networked Readiness and the Benchmarking of ICT Competitiveness Soumitra Dutta and Amit Jain (INSEAD) 1 3 3.4 Connectivity Strategies to Enhance Competitiveness: The Mexican and Korean Experiences and Lessons for Latin America 119 1.2 The Infrastructure Challenge in Telecommunications: A Role for Regulation 25 René Alejandro Villarreal Ramos and René Villarreal Arrambide (Centro de Capital Intelectual y Competitividad) Scott Beardsley, Luis Enriquez, Mehmet Guvendi, Miguel Lucas, Andreas Marschner (McKinsey and Company Inc.) Part 4: Country Profiles How to Read the Country Profiles 135 137 138 139 Part 2: Productivity-Related Topics 2.1 Innovation and Interactions: Wellspring of Competitive Advantage Douglas Frosst (Cisco Systems, Inc.) 39 41 List of Countries Country Profiles 2.2 Information Technology and Productivity, or "It Ain't What You Do, It's the Way that You Do I.T." John Van Reenen and Raffaella Sadun (Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics) 55 Part 5: Data Presentation How to Read the Data Tables 255 257 258 259 2.3 An Emerging Opportunity for India: The Productivity of Interactions N. R. Narayana Murthy (Infosys Technologies Ltd.) 61 List of Data Tables Data Tables About the Authors Partner Institutes Acknowledgment 341 345 350

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