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Symposium 2012

Solution for Optimizing Information Use through the Internet and Social Media

The Challenge

Unprecedented recent progress in information and communication technologies (ICTs) is enabling people and organizations to overcome personal and regional restrictions on information acquisition. The I ...

Unprecedented recent progress in information and communication technologies (ICTs) is enabling people and organizations to overcome personal and regional restrictions on information acquisition. The Internet and social media are particularly important for facilitating access to an unparalleled wealth of information, as well as providing opportunities for new innovative activities and social interactions.

Governments and enterprises should promote the coming paradigm shift away from their traditional role of controlling information to their new role of empowering people to generate, access and share information via new media.

Governments and enterprises need to adjust their organizational cultures and structures to become more active in participating in the digital world. Governments' and enterprises' active use of ICTs are expected to intensify and facilitate their interactions with people to support consensus-building procedures and to enhance the transparency and accountability of political and business decision-making processes.

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