Monthly Archives January 2016

Transforming to a Networked Society

C-PET Senior Fellow Nagy Hanna, Advisor and former Head of Corporate Strategy at the World Bank, introduces his latest book, available here:

Transforming to a Networked Society
A Guide for Policy Makers

A networked society is a transformative improvement of societies’ capabilities to shape their physical, economic, social and intellectual environments to their own ends, with the power of digital networks. This transformation arises from the recent developments of Information and communication technology (ICT) and its integration into economies and societies. It is a process of fundamental structural change, a shift to a new techno-economic paradigm, enabled by ICT.

Why a Holistic ICT-enabled Transformation?

As the Internet, mobile and digital technologies are expanding into more areas of ...

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