Advisory report: Ready for the Future? Towards a broad ICT strategy

The central question addressed in this report is: What is the impact of current technological development on the structure and functioning of the Dutch economy, and what policy should the Dutch government be pursuing in the light of this? The report describes how current technological developments influence the economy. The analysis of technological developments, their impact on the economy, on research and innovation and on the way in which the Netherlands responds in policy, lead to the following conclusions.