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The OECD's Going Digital project will give policymakers the tools they need to help their economies and societies prosper in a world that is increasingly digital and data-driven.


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The digital transformation is a global phenomenon, and it's only just getting started.

40% of the world population is now connected to networks, up from just 4% in 1995.

People across the globe see embracing the digital era as being vital to their future.

Now is the moment to seize the opportunity to drive greater growth and societal well-being through the digital transformation.

The digital transformation is a global phenomenon, and it's only just getting started.

40% of the world population is now connected to networks, up from just 4% in 1995.

People across the globe see embracing the digital era as being vital to their future.

Now is the moment to seize the opportunity to drive greater growth and societal well-being through the digital transformation.

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Shaping the debate

Digitalisation holds many promises to spur innovation, boost more inclusive and sustainable growth and enhance overall well-being.

But at the same time, digitalisation is disruptive, changing familiar structures and expectations of the economy, society and even politics, raising questions about new business models, about how and when regulators should intervene, and new policy challenges with regard to privacy, security, trust, consumer policy, competition, innovation, jobs and skills. 

The digital transformation was one of the topics of this year's OECD Forum in Paris on 6-7 June.

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The next production revolution

The Next Production Revolution: Implications for Government and Business examines the opportunities and challenges, for business and government, associated with technologies bringing about the "next production revolution”. The technologies considered in this report, from information and communication technologies and robots to new materials, have more to contribute to productivity than they currently do. Often, their use is predominantly in larger firms. And even in those firms, many potential applications are underused.  


Key emerging technologies considered in the report are:

The report also looks at several cross-cutting themes:

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Why the future is up to us

Tim O'Reilly talks about why technology really wants to create jobs, not destroy them in his keynote at the joint G20 German Presidency/OECD conference on "Key Issues for Digital Transformation in the G20".


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OECD Observer issue on the digital economy

 

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