UK exporters and global players, along with foreign investors in Britain, have begun to receive a new joined up apporach from government.
Read this report from Professor James Woudhuysen on the new realities of globalisation that make necessary a fresh apporach.
By Professor James Woudhuysen
About the author
James Woudhuysen is Professor of Forecasting and Innovation at De Montfort University. A physicist, he helped install Britain’s first computer-controlled car park in 1968, wrote about chemical weapons for The Economist in 1978, drafted a word processor instruction manual in 1983, led a multi-client study of e-commerce in 1988 and, in 1993, proposed that the Internet be delivered over TV. He has worked with 50 of the world's top corporations, including AT&T, BT, Ford, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Motorola, Orange and Renault. Each month, he contributes to IT Week and Management Today.