The newspaper Información and Google have asked me to make a brief reference to "Alicante in the Digital Economy", on such a notable occasion, for the recognition that Google will make to the Valencian Community in this same act (Google Activate Award to the Valencian Community Beyond innovation, disruption and digital transformation Let me start with the obvious: For a country there is no future without a digital economy.
To the Gowex case of Jenaro García Martín are added the shadows that, according to the newspaper El País, hang around Facephi, a small firm in Alicante, with a value of 21 million in the MAB and with just over 8,500 euros invoiced in 2013. The Gowex case and other similar ones, if confirmed, will do a lot of damage to the development of Spanish startups and to the development of the digital economy in general in our country.
It is not enough to digitize, you have to lead digital disruption. The discourse of "digitization" and digital transformation is laudable but insufficient, at times quite ambiguous and often misleading. Of course we need the economy to be digitized! Even as a whole an economy will only be strong and positioned in the future if it is 100 digital.
Advantages of the Alicante ecosystem in the digital economy was originally published in the newspaper Información under the title Position Alicante in the global world It is a magnificent opportunity to take advantage of the 75th anniversary of Information to reflect on the future of Alicante, in today's digital world, as requested by the editors.
Will they lose their hememony with China and other Asian countries? Is the world's leading economy in decline? Does the United States have a future? VIVEK WADHWA AND ALEX SALKEVER (Stanford University and BusinessWeek.com) try to answer these questions in an interesting article published in The Washington Post (original link at the end) “How the United States reinvents itself one more time ".