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Economist Intelligence Unit lowers global growth forecast for 2020; cites new risks due to coronavirus outbreak in China
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Economist Intelligence Unit lowers global growth forecast for 2020; cites new risks due to coronavirus outbreak in China

The Economist Intelligence Unit's baseline scenario is that the public health emergency within China will be under control by end-March

India ranked 47th out of 86 countries when it comes to inclusive internet connectivity for all: Facebook report
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India ranked 47th out of 86 countries when it comes to inclusive internet connectivity for all: Facebook report

The EIU is a British business within the Economist Group, providing forecasting and advisory services through research and analysis.

Singapore top destination for Chinese investment, India slips six notches to 37th spot
World

Singapore top destination for Chinese investment, India slips six notches to 37th spot

Economist Intelligence Unit's China Going Global Investment Index ranks 60 major economies in terms of their attractiveness to Chinese firms, drawing on 57 indicators spread across “opportunity” and “risk” pillars

Karantaka Chief minister vows to make the state a global technology hub
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Karantaka Chief minister vows to make the state a global technology hub

"It is my dream to make Karnataka as a global technology hub and a leader in the emerging industries," the Chief Minister said at a tech summit here.

India ranks 36th in the Internet inclusiveness; but no.1 for policy in the Readiness category says report
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India ranks 36th in the Internet inclusiveness; but no.1 for policy in the Readiness category says report

India ranked 36th among 75 nations in Internet inclusiveness based on factors like availability, affordability and policies for access, a Facebook-Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report said yesterday. However, India is ranked joint first for policy in the Readiness category, with Japan and Malaysia, it added. The top countries in the tally included Singapore, Sweden, the US, the UK and Japan.

Setback to US: British publication downgrades Washington to 'flawed' democracy in latest rankings
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Setback to US: British publication downgrades Washington to 'flawed' democracy in latest rankings

The United States has been downgraded from a "full democracy" to a "flawed" one in an annual ranking compiled by a British think tank, which cited an erosion of trust in government.

Report ranks India as worst place to die among 40 countries, but Kerala stands out as 'beacon of hope'
India

Report ranks India as worst place to die among 40 countries, but Kerala stands out as 'beacon of hope'

India has been seen to have a low quality of life compared to most countries. Now, a new study paints a grim picture for India in terms of quality of death.

CIO - a potential candidate to succeed the CEO?
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CIO - a potential candidate to succeed the CEO?

As per the survey undertaken by the Indian respondents, 80 percent believe that a CIO could become tomorrow's CEO.

60% of Asian IT firms feel under-represented in free-trade negotiations: Study
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60% of Asian IT firms feel under-represented in free-trade negotiations: Study

Nevertheless, 94 percent of companies in these sectors say that the FTAs they are using have boosted their exports to corresponding markets.

High-Growth Firms Make Better Strategic Use Of Data: Survey
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High-Growth Firms Make Better Strategic Use Of Data: Survey

The research also finds CFOs are cautious about the strategic power of data, but see themselves leading data initiatives.

IT And Biz Don't See Eye-to-Eye In Mobile Innovation
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IT And Biz Don't See Eye-to-Eye In Mobile Innovation

New study from Symantec and Economist Intelligence Unit highlights importance of mobile development to competitiveness.

Role Of IT Will Shift From Tools Of Efficiency To Engines Of Growth: Survey
Biztech

Role Of IT Will Shift From Tools Of Efficiency To Engines Of Growth: Survey

Global survey reveals highest-performing companies more likely to collaborate with IT to develop new products and identify new market opportunities.

People born in Switzerland have best quality of life: Survey
World

People born in Switzerland have best quality of life: Survey

Switzerland is the best place to be born in the world in 2013— and India is 66 and Britain is just 27th, according to a new research.

Using IT More Effectively Among Top Three Priorities: SME Survey
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Using IT More Effectively Among Top Three Priorities: SME Survey

Forty-six percent respondents of Economist Intelligence Unit survey cited using technology more effectively as a business priority.

India Climbs 10 Spots On Global IT Industry Index
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India Climbs 10 Spots On Global IT Industry Index

India ranks 34th owing to its strong human capital and R&D base, a study said.

Businesses Bamboozled By Information Explosion
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Businesses Bamboozled By Information Explosion

Research finds rapid increase in amount of information that businesses deal with when making decisions

Arab Spring and euro crisis make Tripoli, Greece far less livable: Economist report
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Arab Spring and euro crisis make Tripoli, Greece far less livable: Economist report

In the Middle-East and parts of North Africa that are in the grips of the “Arab Spring”, civil unrest, political instability and economic uncertainty have lowered rankings of major cities in these regions.

'Information Governance Initiatives Increase Its Business Value'
Biztech

'Information Governance Initiatives Increase Its Business Value'

Implementing a companywide information governance initiative is one of the most valuable moves corporate leaders can make to create and enforce policies that help ensure information quality, compliance, and protection while increasing its business value.

Sustainability A Business Opportunity
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Sustainability A Business Opportunity

According to a study, organisations are failing to realise business benefits from sustainability programmes.