In our strongest editorial to date on the so-called Digital Economy we assert that, in the same way that people say ‘the real economy’ without explaining what an un-real economy might be, there is no non-digital economy of any great substance.
Across every sector of the economy the qualifier ‘digital’ is redundant. The digital infrastructure is as important to sustainable green policies for energy and transport as it is for Finance, Health and Manufacturing. Fixing the ‘digital deficit’ is the first step towards economic recovery.
We suggest that to track the nation’s digital maturity we need to measure four things: Fitness for Purpose, Balance, Hassle and Disruption.
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See also previous editorial: Finding Nemode