In this worldwide economy – and we think about the world without borders and boundaries – when you’re building something, collaboration across boundaries is really important: collaboration across companies, often collaboration across countries, as well as collaboration across academics and business people.
We’ve reached the point where information technologies have become a platform for development, and the new trend is that IT is expanding into practical areas like the real sector of the economy.
The Russian online games market outgrew film distribution in 2012, and is still growing. This will provide a significant new source of income for Internet companies.
We need to think about some kind of bold projects that could help the IT industry achieve more breakthroughs in the next 10 years… and if they were public-private partnership projects – we could get even better results.
Russian companies shouldn’t wait for the next fashion or trend, but instead go where the global investors are. What’s important in investment is the same as in hockey: you have to see which way the game is going.д