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This Working Group on Digitalization Scorecard will address ‘the policy and regulatory fit’ for vertical sectors to digitalize, especially beyond the traditional telecom environment. The work on a new scorecard will include analyzing key sector specific policy/regulatory barriers and accelerators to digitalization for selected verticals (health, transportation, energy, etc. ) in different countries.

Membership

WG comprises the following members:

 Commissioners and External Experts

  1. Nokia
  2. ITU
  3. Mr Leong Keng Thai IMDA Singapore
  4. Dato Lee Yee Cheong
  5. Ms. Anusha Rahman Khan, Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Government of Pakistan
  6. Federal Office of Communications OFCOM, Switzerland
  7. GSMA
  8. European Commission
  9. Microsoft
  10. IADB
  11. Zain
  12. UN Women
  13. Korea Telecom
  14. Ericsson
  15. VimpelCom
  16. Dr Speranza Ndege
  17. Inmarsat
  18. Baroness Kidron
  19. Facebook
  20. WIPO
  21. Bharti
  22. Intel​

​ Objectives
  • To present the digitalization readiness of a country, complementary to existing ‘connectivity’ indexes.
  • To examine vertical sectors’ digitalization readiness, by analyzing sectors’ ‘incumbent’ policies and regulations.
  • To produce recommendations how to improve vertical sectors’ policies and regulations to accelerate digitalization.
 Activities
  1. ​​​​​​​​​The group was announced in March 2016 at the Spring meeting of the Commission in Dubai.

  2. The group has convened teleconference calls.​​