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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11th April 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Robotisation Can Double the Potential of the Czech Economy and Affect Half of Jobs

Given the technological possibilities and structure of the Czech economy, automation could affect up to 51% of jobs in the Czech Republic. Thanks to the rise in productivity, the Czech economy’s potential would increase by 78% by 2033, which is more than double the growth rate without using robotisation. These are the conclusions of Deloitte’s latest study The Automation of Work in the Czech Republic.
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8th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

The GDPR and internet shops in practice / third parties

The international law firm Taylor Wessing has been working intensively on the GDPR for more than a year. A number of queries have been reported in connection with its implementation as regards online shopping. Simply by browsing an e-shop via your mobile phone or computer, you have already provided them with valuable information about your preferences, even without making a purchase. The collection of such information is used to display so-called personalized ads, and sent not only to the e-shop but also to other entities with which the e-shop collects personal data. Guidance in this area is offered by Karin Pomaizlová, a partner of the law firm Taylor Wessing Praha.  
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17th January 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Growing A Software Company Internationally Is A State Of Mind

The CEO of an international software company operating globally in 14 countries, with customers in more than 120 countries, outlines his expansion strategy.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic