The United States remains the world leader in network readiness and tech performance, the 2023 Network Readiness Index (NRI) has shown.
Singapore and Finland are the second and third best performing nations in the NRI, published today by the Portulans Institute and Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. The United Kingdom improves on its 2022 performance, climbing back into this year’s top ten, having dipped to 12th.
This NRI 2023, provides a robust framework for assessing the impact of Information Communication & Technology (ICT) on society and the development of nations. It evaluates 134 economies based on 58 indicators across four dimensions of digital readiness – technology, people, governance, and impact.
This year’s report, titled 'Trust in a Network Society: A crisis of the digital age?' draws attention to the potential for a crisis in public trust in the internet and related technologies in an increasingly interconnected world.