Digital Britain Report

Strategy and e-Business

Information technology is used in e-business to emphasize on innovation. Digital Britain provides a wide range of commentary and new ideas.

Command and control firms have lower-level employees who perform functions without asking questions thereby making it the responsibility of teams to improve performance. Digital Britain is important for the wider economy and society and support for industrial activism in this key sector.

Further, firms employ strategies to gain a competitive advantage over their rivals. Digital Britain ensures that the country can sustain its position as a leading digital economy and society.

This gives such firms access to special resources or have the ability to utilize resources more efficiently than competitors. These resources include superior knowledge and information assets. Digital technologies are crucial for most of the transactions that are carried out each day by most of the private and public institutions.

One of the strategies applied is the low-cost leadership strategy which ensures that a company achieves the lowest operational costs with the lowest prices.

Digital Britain ensures that 90 percent of the transactions are done electronically and online.

Ethical Issues

Major ethical considerations in technology address the concerns of consumers, such as privacy, security, safety, and increasingly cultural aspects. Digital Britain ensures personal data is the new currency of the digital world.

The ethical issues in information technology involve the golden rule which states that an individual should do unto other people what he expects them to do unto him to assist in decision-making fairness.

Digital Britain is aimed at adapting policies and legal frameworks for security and safety.

Businesses should also follow the utilitarian principle by taking actions that produce the greatest value, observe the risk-aversion principle through actions that produce the least potential costs.

Digital Britain is concerned with assurance of client’s personal data is secure from misuse or fraud.

Moreover, security and privacy are of key importance by ensuring no surveillance or interference with other individuals, the state, or organizations. According to Digital Britain, piracy of intellectual property for profit is theft and will be pursued through the criminal law.

With regard to security, the data collectors must ensure accuracy and security in consumer information.

Digital Britain is keen on policy and legal framework for safety and security.

ERP Systems

ERP systems are important in providing value through operational efficiency and information for decision making. Digital Britain ensures this by encouraging suitable information and education initiatives that distinguish the lawful from unlawful acts.

They also improve response to customer requests and provide the much needed information to boost management decision making. Digital Britain is effective and adequately resourced self-regulation and clarification systems are important.

The enterprise applications are based on data definitions with companies adopting such applications using customizations to save time and money. Digital Britain would as such continue to invest in research and innovation to keep up with the fat-moving technical change (Digital Britain, 2009).

There are significant concerns with securing company information accessed with mobile devices

Public Service data and content play an increasingly important role in the digital economy

AI, KM and DSS

These platforms have enabled a creation of a digital environment where buyers and sellers can meet, display, search, and establish prices for products.  Digital Britain ensures high street purchases are transacted by plastic.

Firms have been able to take advantage of social networks for communication.  This is because Digital Britain has made it possible for British consumer spends time engaged with the products and services of the communications sector.

Moreover, crowd sourcing has become possible through these platforms and thus assisted in improving customer value. Digital Britain has developed the nation’s digital skills at all levels.

Knowledge management has increased an organization’s ability to use knowledge into business processes. The Digital Britain Report aims to be a guide path for how Britain can sustain its position as a leading digital economy and society.

However, DSS has enabled people to work together in groups to reach better decisions.

Digital Britain has thus ensured that consumers have access to free search and user-generated content.

Systems Development & Management

These are useful in providing tools and methodologies for the analysis of existing processes and designing of new processes. Digital Britain ensures inflection point in technology, capability and demand.

BPM tools have also been useful in documenting and monitoring business process for the identification of inefficiencies (Laudon & Laudon, 2014). Digital Britain thus is dedicated to the size and structures of the cap mechanisms that best promote competition.

Implementing the information systems involves object-oriented databases. Digital Britain has set up the importance and centrality of digital communications to our economy and our lives.

Prototyping involves creating experimental system for interaction and evaluation purposes. Digital Britain is working toward ensuring affordability, availability, capability, and relevance of public services.

Therefore, system implementation is beneficial for user involvement levels and management support.

Digital Britain ensures online content safeguards with effective resourced self-regulation as well as clarification systems.


The technologies ensure an investment in software, hardware, and services, for instance, training, education, and consulting. These technologies include cloud computing, which is a model of computing that allows access to a shared pool of computing resources.

The United Nations uses technologies in its interactive e-Governance initiative to provide member states and the civil society with valuable information for research, education and planning (United Nations, 2015).   


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