Top Digital Nations Named – Innovators Magazine

Singapore, Hong Kong, Estonia and Japan have been named some of the ‘stand out’ nations in the newly released Digital Evolution Index (DEI) 2017.

The executive summary of the report said: “The DEI 2017 is a data-driven holistic evaluation of the progress of the digital economy across 60 countries, combining more than 100 different indicators across four key drivers: supply conditions, demand conditions, institutional environment, and innovation and change.”

Compiled by Mastercard and the Fletcher School at Tufts University, the index assessed progress in digital and connectivity across 60 countries. It split the markets into four categories: stand out, stall out, watch out and break out.

Read the full piece in Innovators Magazine