information and communications technologies

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Survey

United Nations e-government survey 2020

As a development tool, the e-government survey examines countries’ strengths, challenges and opportunities, and informs policies and strategies. The 2020 edition found that progress has been made across all regions, even in the least developed countries.
Policy report

Hunting the phoenix

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) uses talent-recruitment programs to gain technology from abroad through illegal or non-transparent means. This report focuses on overseas talent-recruitment operations—how the CCP goes abroad to hunt or lure 'phoenixes.'
Policy report

Working smarter, not harder

Australian governments are the nation’s largest spenders on ICT, but they’re failing to maximise the leverage that market power gives them to drive improved cybersecurity and more secure supply chains. This study is based on interviews with key stakeholders in government and industry, and a...
Journal article

BIM, augmented and virtual reality empowering lean construction management: a project simulation game

Concepts and technologies from Industry 4.0 are mainly transforming the manufacturing industry and only few applications have been implemented to construction and its connected supply chains. This paper shows how new technologies like Building Information Modeling connected with Virtual and Augmented Reality could empower Lean...
Briefing paper

How prepared are teachers and schools to face the changes to learning caused by the coronavirus pandemic?

Insights from TALIS 2018 shed light on the level of preparedness of teachers and schools to adjust to new ways of working in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. This will allow education systems to learn from the crisis and be better prepared for the...
Report

Partnerships for skills: learning from digital frontrunner countries

As digitalisation, artificial intelligence and automation spread across the world, digital skills are increasingly in demand. However, in many countries they are in short supply. This report looks at how to build effective cross-sector partnerships to tackle digital skills gaps.
Report

Bridging the digital skills gap

This report explains how Canada doesn't really have system for figuring out where digital technology jobs end and regular jobs begin - and explores how a shared definitions of digital skills and careers will be the gateway for policymakers and employers to fill any gaps.
Report

ICT for development in the Pacific islands

This report reaches five main conclusions for the implementation of e-government and digital government initiatives, and it concludes with four recommendations for future programming of international support in the area of ICTs and e-government.
Report

Technology scenario: employment implications of radical automation

This report looks into the impact of the accelerated application of automation and digitisation technologies on the wage and tasks structure of employment in Europe.
Report

Patching our digital future is unsustainable and dangerous

It is critical to become much more strategic about how new digital technologies are designed and deployed, and the need to hold manufacturers of these technologies accountable for the digital security and safety of their products.