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

9th July 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda


R. Urbánek, GM Microsoft CZ&SK: "The purpose of artificial intelligence is to multiply the natural abilities of people."

When Henry Ford said: "For most purposes, a man with a machine is better than a man without a machine," he certainly did not know how his words would resonate even 100 years later at the threshold of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, says Rudolf Urbánek, General Manager for Czech Republic and Slovakia at Microsoft, in his blog.
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28th November 2019 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda


CTO: 34% of young and middle-aged Czechs use Internet daily

Concerning use of Internet banking and social networks, Czechia is on or over the average of EU28. Popularity of portable devices and online shopping also grows. 34% of young and middle-aged Czechs use Internet daily. The majority of households have Internet connection, Czech Telecommunication Office announced.
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12th November 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda


brnoregion.com: The Industry 4.0 has arrived in #brnoregion

Digitalization, robotic process automation, autonomous production, machines taking people’s jobs… Hey, slow down, would you? Each industrial revolution brought changes. In #brnoregion, however, we are not afraid that machines will take all our jobs and people will suddenly have nothing to do. We’ve been trying to make use of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to the benefit of our people, companies and the entire region as well!
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6th November 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda


Increased Productivity for Three-thirds of Czech Businesses due to Robotic Process Automation

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) increased productivity for 95% and 74% of enterprises globally and in the Czech Republic, respectively. This is a result of Deloitte’s study entitled The robots are waiting – are you ready to reap the benefits?. The survey was conducted among 530 top managers of companies across the world, including the Czech Republic, reporting aggregate sales of over USD 3.5 trillion.
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