It’s not just about the pipes

It’s not just about the pipes

Research for our recent Policy Exchange report – “The Superfast and the furious: Priorities for the future of UK broadband policy” – shows that there are significant gaps in digital capability, for both consumers and small businesses. This may be...
The quest for digital skills

The quest for digital skills

As a forward-thinking strategy for rebalancing the economy, it makes sense to aim for the UK being the best place in the world to start, run and grow a high-tech company. The internet is where the growth is: it already accounts for a greater share of Gross Domestic...
Bits, Billions, and British Businesses

Bits, Billions, and British Businesses

The UK has tremendous potential for growth powered by high-impact digital entrepreneurship. We need to do everything we can to help our start-ups to scale up. Digital businesses really are changing the world. Four in ten of us carry an iPhone or similar device. Amazon...
The big data opportunity

The big data opportunity

Getting to grips with data and analytics could revolutionise the business of government, but presents challenges as well as opportunities. Recent research from Policy Exchange points a way forward. The modern world generates a staggering quantity of data. Counting...