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Puerto Rico ratings increase in Technology Report - VOCERO

Rate increases in Puerto Rico Technology Report - Speaker of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico ratings increase in Technology Report - VOCERO

April 8, 2012 - Technology -
Puerto Rico went from position 43 to 36
The technological competitiveness of Puerto Rico continued to rise, according to the Global Competitiveness Report published by Information Technology on 4 April, the World Economic Forum and Puerto Rico where he climbed from position 43 to 36 in the "Networked Readiness Index" contained in the report, marking the second consecutive increase of qualification for the island in the past two years.
So let him know the secretary of the Department of Economic Development and Commerce (DDEC), José Pérez-Riera report, noting that "in the latest Global Competitiveness Report occupy position 35 among 142 countries, after an improvement of six ranks. Also in Travel and Tourism last were 45 of 139, after a growth of eight and now ranks in the April 2012 report, Information Technology and 36 of 142, after an improvement of seven ranks. All these numbers are the highest position it has reached Puerto Rico in the report. Definitely growth in these three lines reaffirm the successful implementation of the initiatives that are part of the Strategic Model for a New Economy. "
This report, which is considered one of the most comprehensive and authoritative in the world, analyzes the effect of the development of communication and information technology in the development process and competitiveness of 142 countries, in turn, represent more than 98 percent of global GDP.
The "Networked Readiness Index" examines three dimensions of technological readiness of the countries: the business sector in general, the regulatory environment and governmental infrastructure and preparedness of society to use and benefit of information technology.
He added that "there is evidence that countries that get the highest positions in this index are also the most developed economies, so we continue to focus on driving the technology sector of Puerto Rico as an engine of economic development".
For its part, the "Chief Information Officer" (CIO) of the Government of Puerto Rico, Juan Rodriguez de Hostos, interpreted the increase as a sign that the efforts of this administration to adopt the technology are yielding positive results.
"This government recognized early in the information systems a powerful tool to improve the quality of services to citizens and increase public access to internet connections high speed," said Rodriguez de Hostos.


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