July 18, 2019
Creating Digital Opportunity for Canada
By Brookfield Institute
Identifying strengths in digital sectors by examining the place of Canadian corporations, products and services in the global economy.
The pace of the digital revolution is accelerating. A critical feature of this revolution — and one propelling the acceleration — is the rapid spread of mobile devices, cloud computing and data analytics, which has shifted the focus of innovation from hardware to software and data. This project is investigating the extent to which digital technologies are being adopted and diffused across a wide range of other sectors—from advanced manufacturing to natural resources and business services – which are crucial for the future competitiveness of the Canadian economy. The project addresses the question whether we are taking full advantage of the opportunities on offer.
As Canada seeks...