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15
Jun
2022
by Federico Plantera
Podcast šŸŽ§ & blog: Addressing digital vulnerabilities to empower citizens

Letā€™s face it ā€“ we are more used to talk about the results achieved through digital transformation, its success stories and business cases, rather than drawbacks or failures. Despite, in any case, a growing trend of re-humanizing digitalization processes, with private change-makers and CIOs increasingly talking about drawbacks and lessons learnt too. But some needs […]

8
Jun
2022
by Federico Plantera
Podcast šŸŽ§ & blog: Tech beyond code with a digital sociologist

  Implementing new technology, both in the public and private sectors, is often regarded as a matter of developing products and services. In addition to code itself, design thinking has recently come to play an important role in identifying usersā€™ needs and process challenges. But some argue that tech is not just a product ā€“ […]

23
Feb
2022
by ega
Podcast šŸŽ§ : To be an e-citizen or not to be

  Can a digital society exist sustainably without e-citizens? Who are the e-citizens – the user the e-services or something more? This is a topic we will discuss today with e-democracy expert Kristina Reinsalu. In this episode, she introduces us to the e-citizen concept and to the digital nudging in society that supports the citizens’ […]

16
Feb
2022
by ega
Podcast šŸŽ§ : What will post-pandemic schools look like?

  In this episode, IT-visionary Linnar Viik talks about the post-pandemic trends of teaching and learning at schools, and shares with us the findings from the survey he conducted among teachers and parents in Estonia. Listen to the discussion and find out how did the schools in various countries react to the lockdowns and how […]

8
Dec
2021
by ega
Podcast šŸŽ§: Let’s sum up the year 2021!

  With the year-end approaching, we could not let this opportunity slip for a proper wrap up of 2021.Ā Hannes Astok, Executive Director at e-Governance Academy, gladly bears the weight of this responsibility in the latest episode of the Digital Government Podcast. Remote work and cybersecurity are the topics that dominated the digital transformation landscape this […]

1
Sep
2021
by Anu Vahtra-Hellat
Podcast šŸŽ§: Digital Skills 3.0

At the beginning of the school year, it is timely to talk about digital skills development since digital skills are one of the most critical enablers of digital transformation. In today’s episode,Ā Kristo VaherĀ from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication of Estonia andĀ Cigdem ErtemĀ (INTEL) shed light on what kind of digital skills governments need to […]

3
Feb
2021
by Anu Vahtra-Hellat
Podcast šŸŽ§ : The digital transformation challenges of Pacific Islands

What comes in your mind when you hear someone mentioning the Pacific Islands? Probably sandy beaches, palm trees and sunshine. In this episode of the Digital Government Podcast, we go beyond the tourist attractions and take a look at the digital side of these countries. Today’s guest, Ā Hannes Astok, sheds light on how the governments […]

11
Nov
2020
by Federico Plantera
Podcast šŸŽ§ and blog: Investing in people and the economy for a digital society

In parallel with a crisis of public health, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused great damage also to the national economy of most countries.Ā Regardless of how hard these have been hit in terms of casualties and infection rates, lockdown measures have been enforced to different degrees almost everywhere in Europe and around the world. As a […]

28
Oct
2020
by Merle Maigre
Podcast šŸŽ§ and blog: What is cyber hygiene?

At times of COVID-19, cyber hygiene became particularly important. Being more cyber aware and practising healthy cyber hygiene is what will ultimately help you keep your business or administration continuity when you need it. In this blogpost andĀ podcast, our senior cybersecurity expert Merle Maigre shares best practices of cyberĀ hygiene fromĀ France, Estonia, the UK Ā that is […]

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