Globalization, Information Technology and new Digital Economic Landscape

  • Riste Temjanovski


Globalization is not a new phenomena. Globalization is largely driven by new technology and has resulted in a widening gap and new digital economic landscape between developed and developing countries. Digital economy gap can be described as the gap between those who have access to the Internet and network systems and those without access, or possess the lack of access to Internet network, hardware and informatics knowledge. Today, we can identify a number of national factors that go beyond wealth in explaining differences among countries in the level of ecommerce transactions. These include investment resources, technology, information and network infrastructure, competitive knowledge, and rule of law. This global problem calls for global convergent collective action to involve all the actors to widen the benefit of Information technology and knowledge to all.

In the 21st century world intelligences must take the action to bridging gap between developed and developing countries. Bridging the digital gap and alleviating information “poverty” to provide a more equitable and sustainable future for all, require new integrated approaches that fully incorporate existing and new scientific knowledge.


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