Schools should teach the curriculum of the future, not the past

Robots, artificial intelligence, automation – no longer the stuff of science fiction movies. Overwhelming evidence shows the shift in what the workforce needs is already underway and that it will continue to grow much larger in the future. All around the world, leaders from government and industry debate the future of work and the changes … Continue reading Schools should teach the curriculum of the future, not the past

Cybersecurity as key for a Digital Economy and Society – ICT 2018 (Vienna – 4-6 December 2018)

The session focus on strategic areas where the EU needs to invest in order to reinforce its cybersecurity, and thus protect its economy and society: research, innovation, and industrial capabilities. The debate highlight examples of cybersecurity impact in different domains/application areas.

Simplilearn to Train College Recruits on Digital Economy Skills (India)

Mission-critical skills such as big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and digital marketing are ones that enterprises are increasingly turning to fresh graduates to fill Campus and entry level recruiting is a critical component of every corporate HR strategy but often involves many months of onboarding and mentoring to get these employees productive. … Continue reading Simplilearn to Train College Recruits on Digital Economy Skills (India)

Digital Economy is the Key to Realizing Indonesia into the Big Five of the World Economy

In an oration entitled “Leap Frog Indonesia Through Digital Economy”, Rudiantara revealed that the development of a digital economic ecosystem is the key to realizing the nation’s economy towards the ranks of the world’s top five economies. “The experience of a number of startup companies or startups that have grown up like Gojek, Tokopedia, Bukalapak … Continue reading Digital Economy is the Key to Realizing Indonesia into the Big Five of the World Economy

Regulating a Digital Economy: An Indian Perspective

The “fourth industrial revolution” which has been characterised by end-to-end digitalisation has led to unprecedented increases in connectivity and data flows. By 2017, Asia had the largest number of internet users in the world, with 1.9 billion people online. Joshua Meltzer, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution, spoke about regulating the … Continue reading Regulating a Digital Economy: An Indian Perspective

Success of digital economy lies in transparency

Kenya’s digital economy has experienced significant developments in recent years with new applications powering themselves to ubiquitous status soon after launch. The over 20 million Kenyans who own smartphones can effortlessly hail a taxi, order a fresh meal, an e-book or buy a television set from their living room or behind the office desk. This … Continue reading Success of digital economy lies in transparency