The Abbott government’s digital transformation agenda has received a shot in the arm in the 2015 budget.
It was late September in 2007. I was in Nottwil, Switzerland to deliver the opening keynote at a one-day conference on digital health. Also on the agenda that day to provide the closing keynote was a physician and psychiatrist named Dr. Bertrand Piccard...(read more)
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When she left her post last year following ten years as a European Commissioner – five of them as Vice President in charge of the EU’s digital agenda - Neelie Kroes announced she “would not be tending roses in my retirement.” Indeed, one could argue that “Nickel Neelie” or the [...]
The Abbott Government’s new Digital Transformation Office has been blessed with monumental opportunity. But can they seize the day?
I've been working closely with others at Gigaom Research on our research agenda for 2015, and one topic that has risen to the top is digital transformation. Other research -- such…
For the past five years, the vanguard of European innovation has been spearheaded by Neelie Kroes. As EU Commissioner for the Digital Agenda, she was responsible for advancing entrepreneurship across the continent; now she’s coming to TNW Conference in Amsterdam to share her vision for the future. Show More Summary
Remember the key item on the incumbent telecom lobbyists’ agenda: a lower regulatory burden and unified rules across Europe so that large players can “consolidate”. Read “buy smaller players”. Behind the rhetoric is a very simple expectation from these large multinational players: less competition. These last few months, we have seen such consolidation happening all […]
Neelie Kroes, whose term as European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda ended last month, is taking up a new role as the Netherlands Special Envoy for Startups. The eighteen month assignment will focus on strengthening the international position of startups in the Netherlands and persuading foreign startups to set up there. Show More Summary
The Mashable Media Summit is just around the corner on Dec. 5, and we're excited to announce several new additions to our agenda. All sessions have themes of storytelling in the digital age, and we'll be analyzing trends, such as big...Show More Summary
The Media Summit is just around the corner on Dec. 5, and we're excited to announce the topics we'll be focusing on this year. All sessions have themes of storytelling in the digital age, and we'll be analyzing trends like big data, scalable video, global social media and more Stay tuned for new speaker and session announcements daily. Show More Summary
With the advent of a new European Commission under the (likely) Presidency of Jean-Claude Juncker, Digital Europe will rank even higher on the political agenda if we believe the statements on his website. There is a risk however that the … Continue reading ?
European telecommunications operators gathered in Brussels Wednesday to hear from outgoing European Commission digital agenda chief Neelie Kroes. Mostly, they wanted to see the back of her.
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As the European Commission trains its laser beams on Google Inc. on privacy and antitrust matters, the search giant is extending a high-tech olive branch to another unit of the European Union’s executive body.
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The 'digital agenda' was a key plank of Jean-Claude Juncker's 'campaign' to become European Commission President and will be one of the top priorities for the next five years. Indeed, his new look Commission has its own dedicated 'digital...Show More Summary
You need to be prepared to manage the risks associated with operating in the digital era regardless of whether social media and other digital technologies are part of your organization’s strategic agenda. It is critical that you ensure your policies reflect digital era realities and that employees and managers understand not just the “new” rules, but also how “old” rules apply.
Marketing teams around the world are pushing the digital agenda. The better among them are scratching their heads about the ROI, how to create an effective integrated campaign and where to find the best talent. The answers are far from easy. Show More Summary
So, the Fourth of July is almost upon us, and in addition to grilling, swimming and lighting sparklers, a digital ad agency wants you to throw tweeting onto your long-weekend agenda. Between now and Friday, if you include the hashtag #4thofjuly in your tweets, you can automatically set off a fun virtual fireworks display. read more