Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

1st February 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Brno Czech Republic Key Representatives Round Table

ModusLink, as a key player in national socio economic development in the Southern Moravian area, initiated open discussion with leading business and economic representatives of South Moravia and Brno with a focus on main two topics - the availability of workforce and the technical solutions regarding sustainable future growth. 
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14th May 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Pew Research Center: The Future of Free Speech, Trolls, Anonymity and Fake News Online

Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center conducted a large-scale canvassing of technology experts, scholars, corporate practitioners and government leaders. Some 1,537 responded to this effort between July 1 and Aug. 12, 2016 (prior to the late-2016 revelations about potential manipulation of public opinion via hacking of social media). They were asked: In the next decade, will public discourse online become more or less shaped by bad actors, harassment, trolls, and an overall tone of griping, distrust, and disgust?
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20th April 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

OECD report on digitalisation, consumer protection & financial literacy

With the unprecedented pace of technological change and the proliferation of Digital Financial Services (DFS) around the world, the need to strengthen financial and digital literacy is an important component of the international policy agenda, OECD says.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic