From Smart Cities To Smart Countries: Cisco's CDA Program Fosters Economic Opportunity (Forbes)
Digital Business, Country Digital Acceleration
Source: Chris Wilder, Forbes
Cisco has launched digitization efforts within 17 countries around the world. The common bond between each state is the desire to help grow gross domestic product (GDP), create new jobs, connect people, and increase opportunities for its citizens. […] Interestingly, one of the early pioneers of the CDA program in France. From the top, France has a vision of connecting not just urban centers, but rural and government areas as well. As a result, France has become one of the fastest growing start-up ecosystems in the world.