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The digital gold rush is well underway, and is now a global phenomenon. However, it is not all good news. Like most gold rushes, there will be some big winners and some big losers.


  • Digital transformation is the new gold of the 21st century, and there are some important differences to earlier tech booms. Today, the stakes are much higher, as entire industry sectors confront the need to transform or else face the prospect of oblivion.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn how national economies are benefiting from digital transformation.
  • Learn how digital benefits are flowing through to the broader national economy.

Key questions answered

  • How can digital transformation be framed into a broader national context?
  • How can we position the digital transformation discussion to be relevant to national policy-makers?

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  • Summary
  • Digital transformation has started a 21st century global gold rush
  • Fortune favors those who put their money on certainties
  • There are big challenges for future government income


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