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Maverick* Research: #DigitalSociety Will Create Unknown Digital Vulnerabilities That May Lead to Crises

Published: 26 June 2019

ID: G00389423

Analyst(s): Fabio Chesini , Harshil Kathpalia, Shubhham Agarwal


#DigitalSociety will arrive, creating digital exposure to unforeseen risks and opportunities. This innovative scenario planning model helps prepare people, enterprises and governments for the ripple effects of digital exposure. (Maverick research exposes unconventional thinking and advice.)

Table Of Contents
  • Specific Maverick Caution
  • Maverick Findings
  • Maverick Recommendations

*Maverick Research


  • What You Really Need to Know
    • Digital Technologies Contribute to Individual Progress
  • Expanded Treatment
    • Measuring Low-Level and High-Level Needs for Individual Progress
    • Measuring Digital Exposure
    • How Digital Exposure Impacts Low-Level and High-Level Needs
    • How Digital Exposure Is Making Countries More Vulnerable
    • The Perfect Storm for a Digital Crisis
    • Scenario 1: Individual Progress Growth With No Digital Crisis
    • Scenario 2: Individual Progress Growth With a Digital Crisis
    • Scenario 3: Balanced Individual Progress Growth
    • Scenario 4: Realistic Individual Progress Growth
    • Implications of Digital Exposure for Society
  • Conclusion

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