[Facts&Figures] 10 imperatives for Europe in the age of AI by McKinsey


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In this report published in October 2017, the consulting firm McKinsey analyzed how Europe positions itself in the race for artificial intelligence and automation compared with the US and China.

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The amount of cross-border data flows has grown 45 times larger since just 2005.

About 15% of the global goods trade is conducted via international e-commerce, with much of it driven by platforms such as Alibaba, Amazon, eBay, Flipkart, and Rakuten.

Europe has captured only 12% of its potential from digital technologies, ranging from 10% in Germany to 17% in the United Kingdom.

Europe could gain an additional €2.5 trillion of GDP in 2025, according to estimates.

Europe is behind in external AI investment, which totaled $3 to $4 billion in 2016, compared with $8 to $12 billion in Asia and $15 to $23 billion in North America.

Automation alone could raise productivity growth on a global basis by up to 1.4% annually.

Half the current activities carried out by workers in Europe could be automated.

New forms of technology-enabled work are adding variety to the traditional 9-5 job.

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MGI Industry Digitization Index, United States vs European nations

Europe and the US can still capture tremendous upside from digitization

China and the US dominate investments in AI

Read the full report here


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