Good governance / Digital Agenda

This section details initiatives to make government a competitive advantage. It includes analysis and reports of government initiatives, as well as data on accountability and performance measures.

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29th June 2021 / Good governance / Digital Agenda


Digitizing Czechia: Outlining ways forward

Last week, government representatives and AmCham experts discussed how the pandemic served as the necessity that forced both government and companies to invent new and better ways to work - and how digitization was a primary tool in that reconstruction. In cooperation with the Institute for Politics and Society, we covered the waterfront on digitization: from healthcare to mobile office to 5G to cloud computing to manufacturing to education. Much has been done and much more needs to be done.
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29th July 2020 / Good governance / Digital Agenda


Czech government makes its citizens’ lives easier with new e-services portal

NAKIT, the Czech Republic’s national agency for communication and information technologies, is a strategic partner of the Czech state that designs innovative solutions in the areas of cybersecurity and specific aspects of network, application, and cloud infrastructure. To facilitate access to more than 80 government e-services, it unveiled a new national online citizen’s portal in June 2018—a major milestone in the digitization of public services in the country. Within a year, the agency architected and implemented the system in the cloud, using a range of Microsoft Azure services, including Azure DevOps and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).
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31st October 2018 / Good governance / Digital Agenda


Dentons launches Market Insights publication: “Digital Transformation and the Digital Consumer”

Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, has launched a new Market Insights publication entitled “Digital Transformation and the Digital Consumer”, which examines the legal implications of the online economy.  
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18th October 2018 / Good governance / Digital Agenda


Amended EU Copyright Directive – impact for technology companies

The EU Parliament's September approval of the proposed EU Copyright Directive (2016/0280) has implications for many companies with interests in digital content, including platforms, news aggregators, rights owners, creators and the press. Widely presented in the media as "breaking the internet", our view is that the proposed law might not make as significant a difference to tech companies as some are suggesting, though it is a further indication of an anti-tech direction of travel among EU law-makers.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic