The internet is increasingly mobile, presenting untapped opportunities for businesses and the workforce. European companies using the Internet are creating jobs at a faster rate than they lose them and the app economy alone has created more than 1.6 million European jobs. Yet, on current projections over 750,000 ICT jobs could remain unfilled in Europe by 2020 due to a lack of digital skills in the workforce.
As the pace of technology continues to advance, tech figures, app developers, education, industry and public policy leaders gathered in Brussels to find out how businesses can make the most of the mobile economy. What will it take to ensure everyone has the right skills for the mobile era?