Information industries

The information industries, and the ICT sector in particular, are the backbone of digital transformation and are essential to support further digital innovation.
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The ICT manufacturing and services sectors, along with the content and media sector, are collectively known as the “information industries”. Information industries play a key role in driving digital transformation forward. Ever-faster connectivity, deployment of the Internet of Things, and increasing data flows all rely on continuous investments in hardware, software, and communications infrastructures. Meanwhile, businesses adoption of digital tools and new business models enabled by digital technologies – such as cloud computing – are changing the composition and nature of the information industries.

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