The Global Human Capital Report 2017, produced by the World Economic Forum, focuses on providing information regarding the means for measuring the existing human capital endowments, that play an essential role throughout the exploitation process of each country’s potential. The report provides all the necessary information related to the calculation of Global Human Capital Index, in order to shed light on the quantification process of this parameter.
Prepared by a network of experts from more than a dozen countries in an open, collaborative and consensus-building manner, the report aims to be a playbook for government officials, civil society and business leaders. Envisioned as a living resource, the intention is to add new case studies over time as other countries share their experiences with national digital policies.
The governments of the Gulf region states are investing heavily on smart cities, as their IT budgets have been shifting focus from the oil industry to other fields, and they are eager to showcase their capabilities to the world.
This report, created by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) names the current challenges of digital inclusion, describes the skills required by a Smart Citizen and attempts to locate those skills geographically. Last but not least, it describes tools aimed at developing competences in a targeted way.
As part of the dissemination processes, the Online-S3 project consortium attended the 10th ICEIRD Conference in Thessaloniki. The main aim of the conference was to explore the importance of universities, industry and government on how to promote innovation-led growth. The conference was structured around three tracks concerned with researching, co-producing and commercializing university-industry links. This conference offered an opportunity for Online-S3 to disseminate the project’s initial findings with other key stakeholders in the field of Smart Specialisation.
The ongoing development of autonomous cars is intertwined with the development of smart cities. In fact, advances in smart cities are the most important factor that shapes the way in which autonomous cars are designed, manufactured and used.
The digital economy is now firmly established as a core driver of global growth. Policy-makers are striving to understand how best to capitalize on the digital economy for the benefit of their citizens. This report, published by Huawei and Oxford Economics, explores how to measure digital economy and provides a fresh insight into how digital technologies affect economic performance.