The unit is responsible for the overall strategy and policy development in relation to the digital economy, notably the completion of the Digital Single Market, analysing global market and technology developments. The unit also coordinates DG CNECT's position with regard to DSM policy development in other parts of the DG and of the Commission (e.g. consumer policy, taxation, energy, financial services). With focus on policy development it is coordinating contacts with Member States (e.g. through the DSM Strategic Group), with the European Parliament and stakeholders (e.g. through the Digital Assembly organised in cooperation with Presidencies and Going Local), and is responsible for preparation and coordination of briefings and speeches relating to DSM.