White Papers

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20 January 2020

Accelerating the Impact of Industrial IoT in Small and Medium‑Sized Enterprises: A Protocol for Action

To help SMEs keep up with the pace of technological change in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the World Economic Forum has launched a new policy protocol: ...

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17 January 2020

The Promise of Platform Work: Understanding the Ecosystem

The white paper is designed to help policymakers and other stakeholders be more informed about such platforms and about the people using them to work; to sup...

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17 January 2020

APPA – Authorized Public Purpose Access: Building Trust into Data Flows for Well-being and Innovation

This White Paper proposes an approach to data governance that prioritizes value creation, in particular value creation that benefits a broad range of stakeho...

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16 January 2020

Reimagining Digital Identity: A Strategic Imperative

This paper showcases innovative approaches to digital identity that are unlocking new business value for companies while empowering customers with control of...

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16 January 2020

Transforming Rural Mobility in Japan and the World

Mobility-as-a-service (MaaS), autonomous shuttles and micro-mobility are attracting the attention of cities, businesses, investors and policy-makers to devel...

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15 January 2020

Inclusive Deployment of Blockchain: Case Studies and Learnings from the United Arab Emirates

This paper offers real-world insights from the UAE blockchain ecosystem to provide decisionmakers with the awareness of challenges and success factors they m...

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15 January 2020

Innovation in Next-Generation Production Platforms

This white paper serves as a concept note to describe and anticipate what are the fundamental constituents and operating mechanisms of the next generation pr...

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13 January 2020

Share to Gain: Unlocking Data Value in Manufacturing

To demonstrate the value of data sharing in manufacturing, this white paper examines five main areas where data sharing can help improve manufacturing operat...

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10 January 2020

Global Lighthouse Network: Insights from the Forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Over the past years, a leading group of manufacturers have made impressive progress scaling Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies within the manufacturin...

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8 January 2020

3D Printing: A Guide for Decision-Makers

This White Paper provides guidance on how to deal with business and policy challenges as 3D printing (3DP) might revolutionize the way products are made and ...

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7 January 2020

The Impact of 5G: Creating New Value across Industries and Society

The positive impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its related emerging technologies will be fully realized through the wide-scale deployment of 5G ...

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7 January 2020

The Impact of 5G: Creating New Value across Industries and Society

The positive impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its related emerging technologies will be fully realized through the wide-scale deployment of 5G ...

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