The world of work is changing dramatically as a consequence of the digital transformation, while the social protection systems are often not added to the new realities of the labour market, experts warned during an event hosted by EURACTIV.
How can the Greek economy continue its recovery? Investing in skills and technological change will be part of the solution, argues Cyril Muller.
Organising a videoconference, storing documents in the cloud, finding reliable information on the Internet or protecting your data... Digital skills have become essential in the labour market, especially for young people.
“Are you surprised that the leading software companies dominating the world today are American platforms?” These are the words of EIT digital chief Willem Jonker, speaking at the EIT digital conference 2018 in Brussels on Tuesday (11 September).
Europe needs to develop competitors to tech giants like Facebook instead of introducing more regulation of the tech industry, EIT Digital CEO Willem Jonker told EURACTIV in an interview.
Automation, AI and digital technologies mean that in the next 10 to 15 years, 21 million new jobs will be created and 90% of all jobs will require at least some level of digital skills.
EU Digital Commissioner Mariya Gabriel announced that she will meet with national audiovisual regulators from around the bloc to discuss possible ways to combat negative stereotypes about women in television and film.
Brussels-based lobby group DigitalEurope is drafting its own proposal outlining how much money should be earmarked for investment in the tech sector as part of the EU’s next budget.
Northern European countries are in a strong position to reap the benefits of digitalisation, according to new research from McKinsey. But this will depend on how fast companies adopt new technologies, and how quickly people can acquire the skills neede...
Estonia is hosting a summit focused on technology issues this Friday (29 September) but will have to battle for EU leaders’ attention less than one week after the German election, a fresh round of Brexit talks and French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposals on the future of Europe.