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digital economy


economic system based on online business transactions an economy in which the main productive functions are in electronic commerce, for example, trade on the Internet

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  • Business @ the Speed of Thought: Succeeding in the Digital Economy

    Finance Library

    Through examples of companies that have already successfully engineered information networks to encourage growth, it advocates digitalization of all aspects of business life, and propounds the theory of the digital nervous system, which envisages paperless offices in a networked environment.

  • Digital Strategies for Enhancing Reputation

    Best Practice

    This rise in public scrutiny correlates strongly with the emergence of new digital communications platforms and their widespread adoption. An ever-growing list of interactive tools has given stakeholders the ability to communicate with one another, to disseminate messaging, and, ultimately, to threaten companies’ increasingly vulnerable reputations
    By Paul A. Argenti, Georgia Aarons

  • The Caring Economy: Business Principles for the New Digital Age

    Finance Library

    The Caring Economy examines the author’s digital philosophy and its application to business, seeing empowerment and people-focused strategies as vital for success, rather than technological change. It considers that the digital age demands new thinking and a whole new set of business principles

  • India and Brazil—Still Winners as the Global Economy Collapses?

    Best Practice

    Three successive years of a widening positive output gap have left India’s economy with double-digit inflation (Figure 5), currently (first quarter of 2009) at between 10% and 11% on the various CPI measures
    By Maya Bhandari


Definitions of ’digital economy’ and meaning of ’digital economy’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’digital economy’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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