Investment for the future: Benchmarking IT Industry Competitiveness 2011

This “Investment for the future: Benchmarking IT Industry Competitiveness 2011” report, beyond highlighting selected countries’ performance in the 2011 Index, explores how companies and governments are addressing major trends affecting the industry. The examples and expert insights provided will underscore the critical importance of innovation, people, transparency (of laws and rules) and balance (of industry policy), not only to the competitiveness of industry environments, but to IT producers themselves.

The IT Industry Competitiveness Index, which measures the extent by which countries are capable of supporting a strong IT production sector shows that the Philippines ranked 52nd out of 66 countries.

The Philippines, together with Bangladesh, also received a zero grade in terms of creating an environment for Research and Development (R&D) in the IT industry. The United States, Finland, and Singapore topped the index.

Here is the complete report.

Bench Marking the IT Industry Competitiveness Index

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado is a Content Strategist with over 13 years experience in blogging, content management, citizen advocacy and media literacy and over 23 years in web development. Otherwise known as @MomBlogger on social media, she believes in making a difference in the lives of her children by advocating social change for social good.

She is a co-founder and a member of the editorial board of Blog Watch . She is a resource speaker on media literacy, social media , blogging, digital citizenship, good governance, transparency, parenting, women’s rights and wellness, and cyber safety.

Her personal blogs such as (parenting) , (recipes), (gadgets) and (lifestyle), keep her busy outside of Blog Watch.


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She was a Senior Consultant for ALL media engagements for the PCOO-led Committee on Media Affairs & Strategic Communications (CMASC) under the ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council from January 4 -July 5, 2017. Having been an ASEAN advocate since 2011, she has written extensively about the benefits of the ASEAN community and as a region of opportunities on Blog Watch and

Organization affiliation includes Consortium on Democracy and Disinformation

Updated Juky 15, 2019

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