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New Zealand’s Digital Effectiveness Needs Rewiring

New Zealand is stronger in the traditionally softer elements of digital effectiveness assessment, but needs to strengthen its economic and innovation dimensions.

So are the findings in the latest international analysis examining the five digital leading countries digital progress.

The Massachusetts-based Tufts Reserach University has looked at how the Digial 5 countries are assessed against a series of smart city benchmarks.

New Zealand leads the country grouping in the areas of inclusivity, talent & humans condition, and trust. However with economic robustness, global connectedness and innovation, the country lags behind.

The Harvard Business Review article on which this post is based is here.

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