Only 17% of the population is "Digitally Prepared"
Even more shocking, a total of 64% are "reluctant" or "cautious" about their technology use and 14% are unprepared to use technology as part of their lives.
And yet, these amazing tools have the ability to empower each and every person to achieve their dreams of a better life.
Sounds like we need to bridge that divide...
Access to technology isn’t the only issue. Digital Readiness means having confidence in your use and understanding of the digital world.
Privacy protection skills, trust, and confidence simply aren’t where they need to be.
46% say "When I get a new electronic device, I usually need someone else to set it up or show me how to use it".
14% of internet users are NOT CONFIDENT of their ability to do things online.
We are using the technology, but many of us lack understanding of how it works in terms of:
With access to a comptuer connected to the internet, there is nothing you can't be, do, or accomplish. Start NOW.