e-Leadership Skills for Europe Final Report

In this Final Report prepared for the European Commission, EU identifies key areas where investment is needed to ensure that Europe has a sufficient talent pool of high-tech leaders in the future. There is a broad agreement to tackle the high-tech…

Algebra at Microsoft Windays 2017 conference

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POREČ, Day 2 of the Microsoft Windays17 Business Conference was opened by the lecturers and panelists sharing the same vision – an education system that keeps pace with the digital revolution. 17th WinDays conference in Poreč took…

Blockchain Will Do to Financial System What Internet Did to Media

Even years into the deployment of the internet, many believed that it was still a fad. Of course, the internet has since become a major influence on our lives, from how we buy goods and services, to the ways we socialize with friends, to the…

Learnability is the Path to Career Security

New technologies will require increasingly specialist skills for people and organizations. Many people attempt to predict the future of work: more jobs, different jobs, fewer jobs, even no jobs. Few people write about how people will need new…

A Brief History of Blockchain

Many of the technologies we now take for granted were quiet revolutions in their time. Just think about how much smartphones have changed the way we live and work. It used to be that when people were out of the office, they were gone, because…

Frictionless enterprise as a platform – avoiding Uberization

Want to avoid Uberization? Frictionless enterprise shows how you can apply connected digital technologies to transform into a networked business platform. The inexorable progress of what many people today call ‘Uberization’ is top…

Mastering the Digital Innovation Challenge

Digital innovation can require carefully balancing new capabilities and core competencies. A new article from the upcoming spring issue of MIT SMR examines how Volvo Cars pursued it's vision for digital innovation — while keeping the core…

EU Digital Entrepreneurship Monitor

EU is setting up a Digital Entrepreneurship Monitor portal to foster the knowledge base on the state of play and evolution of Digital Transformation in Europe. The site provides a monitoring mechanism to examine key trends in Digital Entrepreneurship,…

The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2017

The 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) shows that the EU is making progress but the gap between top digital players and lower-performing countries is still too wide. More efforts and investments are needed to make the most of the…

Analytics as a Source of Business Innovation and Competitive Advantage

New MIT research reveals that the use of analytics helps companies beat the competition. The study identifies several factors behind this, including: wider dispersion of analytics within companies as well as a stronger focus on specialized,…