OUR PREDICTIONS: DIGITAL POLICY IN 2019
The digital realm is mirroring societal developments. Cyber risks and uncertainties are growing. A cyber-arms race is in the making. Opportunity-wise, artificial intelligence (AI), quantum computing, and blockchain are spearheading a wave of new applications in health, agriculture, and development. In 2019, the digital realpolitik trend will accelerate, and there are 10 areas of development which we will need to watch closely.
1. Data governance: Discussions will mature amid tensions
As data continues to oil the modern economy, the contentious issues surrounding cross-border data rules will intensify. Policymakers will continue their quest for data governance sol...