Leveraging the Digital Transformation for Development: A Global South Strategy for the Data-driven Economy

Center for International Governance Innovation  
Policy Initiative: Digital Economy
13. May 2019

The digital transformation — the adoption of online business models and the general shift of economic and social activity online — is changing the way that businesses operate, the way economies function and the way that societies interact.1 The exploitation of data enables new industrial models (“Industry 4.0”) and, more broadly, underpins the emergence of a new kind of economy — the data-driven economy — based on the specific characteristics of the essential capital of this age: data.

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