Industry convergence in the digital economy

In the digital economy, the processes of digital and network convergence of technologies, services, regions and industries are beginning to gain strength. Today, it is important to study the content of the concept of «industry convergence», to identify patterns, stages and features of industry convergence, and to develop a technical and economic, organizational and managerial mechanism for its implementation. We propose a conceptual model based on new indicators that allow us to identify and determine trends in industry convergence, identify different stages and types of industry convergence in the digital economy. The research has a scientific novelty, which consists in the development of a methodology for analyzing complex processes of multifunctional convergence, as well as in the formation of new competencies for companies and industry clusters in the conditions of convergence of industries in the digital economy

Keywords: convergence, digital economy, digitalization, digital services, transformation, competencies.


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