Business Software Alliance

The Business Software Alliance has published a study on the most competitive countries of the world in technologies of the information and the communication (TIC). Spain is placed in the position number 24, a step arrives more that in 2009. The United States stays in the first position at global level. A total of six countries of the European Union (the EU) is placed between the ten more competitive of the world in the scope of the technologies of the information and the communication (TIC), according to a study published by Business Software Alliance (BSA), the main association of the sector at world-wide level. The United States stays in the first position at global level, followed by Finland, Singapore, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Ireland, Australia, Holland and Israel. Spain is placed in the position number 24 and promotes a step with respect to the last study, realised in 2009. The edition of 2011 of the index of competitiveness in the industry of the technologies of the information is fourth since it began in 2007.

It catalogues to 66 countries worldwide according to a series of indicators that include critical areas for the innovation in the field of the TIC: the enterprise climate, the infrastructure, the human capital, the investigation and the development (I+D), the legal means and the public support to this industry. According to the report of this year, the countries that traditionally are stronger in the scope of the TIC hold their positions of leadership due to " solids cimientos" that they have created through years of investment in innovation, so that they continue gathering his fruits. However, the study indicates that every time there are more countries, especially economies developing, that bet by the innovation and they strive to fulfill the standards of the countries leaders. " It is clear that the investment in the bases of the technology of the innovation pays to enormous long term dividends " , it honored in an official notice the president of BSA, Robert Holleyman. In its opinion, in addition, no country it has the monopoly in the technology of the information. " We see that the economies that grow fast in the developing world invest to much in areas like the investigation and the development and the capital humano" , it indicated, and it affirmed that circumstance causes that every time there is " more centers of being able of technologies of the information in mundo". From the last report of 2009, the country that has advanced more has been Malaysian, that has promoted eleven positions, followed of the India, that has raised ten. Other countries like Singapore, Mexico, Austria, Germany or Poland showed advances several levels as for the support to the TIC. " In a while in that the global economy begins to recover, it is more important that never than the governments they adopt a long term vision of the industry of the technologies of informacin" , it emphasized Holleyman. Source of the news: Spain returns to flaquear in new technologies

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