Pre-Publication Preview : This upcoming article will audit Finland from an information technology perspective. Most of you may know, Finland is perhaps the most technologically-oriented nation in the world. Popular for projects that involve high technology, Finland has ranked by Newsweek as the best country in the world in the 2010 when it comes to health, economic vigour, education, political environment and quality of life. Finland has a highly industrialised economy and its earnings match Europe’s highly industrialized nations such as the UK, Germany, and France. Finland is the headquarters of information gadget giant Nokia.
“Role of Information technology in growth of economy”
Information technology is one of vital fuel towards a country’s economic growth. Finland has toppled Sweden from the top spot in a ranking of economies that are best placed to benefit from new information and communication technologies (ICTs). Singapore came in second and Sweden third in the 2013 Networked Readiness Index, compiled by the World Economic Forum for its Global Information Technology Report.