College Park, Md. – September 19, 2011 – While the U.S. jobs picture may be bleak, the proliferation of Facebook and mobile technology applications has spawned an entirely new industry – dubbed the “App Economy” — that has added at least 182,000 new jobs and contributed more than $12.19 billion in wages and benefits to the U.S. economy this year, according to new research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Digital Technologies, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Mobile and Social Platforms are dramatically changing the business landscape around us. However, the ability to innovate and harness these new technologies requires vision and strong leadership. DIGITS, the Center for Digital Innovation Technology and Strategy at the Robert H.