OECD Information Technology Outlook 2004: Information & Communication Technologies
|Information technology (IT) is a major driver of
economic change, restructuring businesses, affecting skills and employment, and
contributing to growth. This volume describes recent market dynamics and gives
a detailed overview of the globalisation of the information and communication
technology (ICT) sector. It analyses the development and impacts of electronic
business processes and describes trends in industries supplying IT goods and
This volume also looks at how differences in access to ICTs have been supplanted by differences in use, looking especially at digital delivery via broadband for peer-to-peer file exchange, business services and healthcare. Further, ICT skills across all sectors of the economy are analysed to provide insights into the dynamics of job creation and outsourcing.
|The potential of selected technological developments is examined,
covering nanotechnology, grid computing, radio frequency identification, WiFi
and anti-spam technologies.
Finally, this volume provides an overview of how IT policies in OECD countries have evolved in the last few years.
Published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2004.
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