The Development of Digital Technology for IT, IoT, Big Data, and AI in Japan's Fourth Industrial Revolution

Author Name KIMOTO Hiroshi (Toyo Kanetsu Solutions K.K.) / SAWATANI Yuriko (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business) / SAITO Naho (International Foundation for Information Technology) / IWAMOTO Koichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / TANOUE Yuta (The Institute of Statistical Mathematics) / INOUE Yusuka (University of Tokyo)
Creation Date/NO. December 2018 18-P-019
Research Project Productivity Revolution through IoT
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This paper describes the first scientific and basic survey data which can explain the present situation of the development of digital technology for information technology (IT), Internet of Things (IoT), big data, and artificial intelligence (AI) in Japan's fourth industrial revolution. And this paper describes the result of the analysis of the survey study. Big companies are trying to develop new business using digital technology but SME's is still fall behind. The difference of each industrial sector is more clear.

If this survey study shall be done every two years, the dynamic survey will be possible, which is the first purpose.