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The Economist | Insights - Weekly Digest - July August 1, 2014: Africa’s energy future.

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Weekly Digest Issue #36 This week we consider data security breaches; we examine the challenges of improving livelihoods in China; and we invite you to join us online to discuss the future of African energy through the lenses of infrastructure, innovation and investment. Analysis Businesses regard data security as extremely important: 76% say it is high priority and only 8% regard it as low priority  A recent survey on data security by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), sponsored by Akamai, shows that while governments try to work together to develop effective regulation to prevent data security breaches, the onus is on companies to collaborate to minimise their damage. Download full report → Untethered employees Download → Evolution of work and the worker Download → The future of business: Human resources Read more → The G20 e-Trade Readiness Index Read more → View all analysis >> Opinion Improving livelihoods in C

The Economist | Insights - Weekly Digest: The ICT Globalisation Index.

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Weekly Digest Issue #35 This week we compare the degree of globalisation of national ICT sectors; we investigate what it takes for the lights to stay on; and we invite you to London to discuss how to develop a legal function that works effectively on a global stage. Analysis Emerging markets rank highly on openness to ICT trade but fare poorly on overall ICT environment The ICT Globalisation Index , developed by the EIU and sponsored by Huawei, ranks the degree of globalisation of national ICT sectors. Download full report → Evolution of Work and the Worker Download → Seismic shifts in investment management Download → Ancient enemy, modern imperative Read more → Sharing the blame Read more → View all analysis >> Opinion Electricity supply “ While no system can ever give a 100% guarantee, the industry has the right levers to help k

The Economist | Insights - Weekly Digest - May 2, 2014: The real Apprentice

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Weekly Digest Issue #25 This week we discuss the promise of networked manufacturing, we investigate apprenticeships as a route into employment for youth, and we invite you to Brazil to debate how its economic growth can be revived. Analysis Hello digital Future. Goodbye traditional manufacturing.  Networked manufacturing , new intelligence from the EIU sponsored by Siemens, discusses the promise of networked manufacturing; the positive effect it will have on economies worldwide, how it will drive productivity and above all deliver developed economies a competitive advantage. Download full report → The new retail Download → 2014 CFO Outlook Asia Download → CEO Briefing 2014: The agenda for insurance Read more → Capital Confidence Barometer Read more → View all analysis >> Opinion The Real Apprentice “ The UK had 885,000 unemployed young people at the end of 2013—the second highest in the EU (behind Spain). ” Jame