Wired for Growth and Innovation: How Digital Technologies are Reshaping Small- and Medium- Sized Businesses

Executive Director Ann Mettler and Senior Fellow Anthony D. Williams explain the potential of the Internet – and greater adoption of information and communication technology in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) – to dramatically raise competitiveness, improve productivity and create 21st century jobs. The policy brief sets out a “to-do” list for policy makers to unleash the potential of the single market for SMEs and the economy at large, which in turn offers conceivable and powerful way out of the crisis, given that 99% of all European companies are SMEs.