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US economy: Innovation is key

Information technology is a humming industry

By Roger Kay   November 2012

My view of whether the US information technology (IT) sector is a good investment is coloured by the fact that I am, as a technology analyst, a booster of the overall segment professionally. That having been said, I do see that some areas and individual companies are more promising than others.

I hold a basic belief that IT remains one of the healthiest sectors in the global economy. At 35-odd years old, it is also one of the youngest industries and continues to attract money and talent. It is constantly morphing and evolving as new ideas supplant old ones. Apple,…

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