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U.S. Ranked No. 1 In Tech Competitiveness

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Amid continued economic upheaval, is the U.S. losing its lead when it comes to IT innovation? Not according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, whose 2011 IT Industry Competitiveness Index shows the U.S. extending its lead over the 65 other countries in its biennial ranking.The U.S. remains the world’s most competitive nation for information technology companies, while the country’s IT infrastructure still ranks behind other nations, according to a study.

The EIU study explores the proficiency of countries in six categories: overall business environment, IT infrastructure, human capital, R&D environment, legal environment, and support for IT industry development. The U.S. is No. 1 in all but two of those categories: IT infrastructure, where Switzerland is ranked first and the U.S. ninth, and legal environment, where the U.S. is second to Australia... Read Full Story >>

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