The Smart Africa on a digital transformation journey
The Smart Africa Secretariat and the Estonian ICT* Cluster hosted a practical workshop series on Digital Economy Policies and Plans Development on 2nd and 3rd July 2020.
First workshop of the Digital Economy policy development with Smart Africa
The Estonian ICT Cluster and The Smart Africa are hosting a practical workshop series on Digital Economy Policies and Plans Development on 2nd and 3rd July 2020.
World Economic Forum: Estonia built one of the world’s most advanced digital societies
Estonia built one of the world’s most advanced digital society long before the COVID-19 pandemic, providing services such as electronic voting, online learning in schools, digital bureaucracy and healthcare.
SME Digital Maturity Recommender Tool – Fostering Digitalization in the Baltic Sea Region
The SME Digital Maturity Recommender Tool, which is part of the DIGINNO project, has been finalized and delivered.
Why are Industry Digitalization Initiatives Often Unsuccessful?
Countries can learn from each other in promoting ICT uptake in SME. On the 19th of June, an online policy seminar “Industry digitalization – the BSR experience II” was organized as part of the DIGINNO project.
e-Solutions from Estonia - practical demo
In order to show in a very simplified manner how Estonian e-Governance solutions work in real life, the Estonian ICT Cluster partners joined their expertise and know-how and created a demo environment of the solutions from the perspective of the everyday life of a citizen without leaving home.
DIGITALEUROPE: A stronger digital Europe needs a forward-looking budget
DIGITALEUROPE and 27 national digital associations from 23 Member States are calling to significantly increase the share of digital spending in the Recovery Instrument and EU long-term budget in a letter sent to President Michel and national leaders, ahead of the European Council Summit on 19 June.
First Virtual Industry 4.0 in Practice Conference. Done!
On the 28th of May 2020, the DIGINNO innovation event during the crisis took place.
Webinars: SmartEST Digitalisation
Join us at our webinars about SmartEST Digitalisation practices. The webinars are organized by Estonian ICT Cluster together with Enterprise Estonia (EAS). Language: mostly German.
e-Governance Conference: Giant Leaps Start With Small Steps
The e-Governance Conference is an annual event organized by the e-Governance Academy, this year held online 18-21 May 2020.
Join the First Virtual Industry 4.0 in Practice Conference
On 28th of May 2020 the decision makers and experts in Baltic Sea Region participate the virtual conference „Industry 4.0 in Practice“ and discuss what are the benefits of the digital transformation today.
How Estonian-developed digital solutions can help in a contactless world
Sharing knowledge and benefits between IT and industry sector will lead to innovation. Our ITS Estonia network companies have some solutions to share.
How a Secure Digital Society can Help Mitigate the Covid-19 Crisis
During the COVID-19 crisis, we have seen how the e-Governance ecosystem existing in Estonia has ensured us the continuity and sustainability of the public sector services for citizens and enterprises.
Estonia is starting prototype testing for eCMR
Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications signed today a contract for e-CMR prototype testing with the Lithuanian company FITEK EDI who is known for its e-invoicing solutions.
Statistics Estonia: people stay in one location 20 hours per day on average
Statistics Estonia’s mobility analysis revealed that since the emergency situation and movement restrictions were implemented, people living in Estonia stay in their main location 20 hours per day on average.
Global tech community mobilises in the online hackathon to combat the coronavirus pandemic
The global tech community is calling for everyone to join „the Global Hack“ online event that will run from 09-12 April 2020.
Real-time economy follow-up project standardises the information of automated business transactions
Four years ago, the Estonian ICT cluster initiated a real-time economy project Internet of Business (IoB) with a goal to develop a secure and standardised network for real-time automated business transactions. The project has been led with the help of numerous partners who see real-time economy vision as part of a long-term perspective.
Economic growth driven by ICT-sector
In 2019, economic growth and growth in value added were driven by information and communication.
Recap of 2019 in the Estonian startup sector
Estonian Startup Database - to recap the year in the Estonian startup sector, Startup Estonia has put together an analysis about the development of the sector, statistics about the biggest employers, investments, employment taxes paid, turnovers and more.
Estonian Prime Minister visits Japan with a business delegation to intensify economic cooperation
From 10th to 14th of February Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will be on a formal visit in Japan with representatives of Estonian companies to intensify bilateral relations and economic cooperation.
Estonia ICT Cluster study visit to Geneva
Estonian ICT Cluster and Defence Estonia Cluster were from 29-31th of January 2020 in innovation study-visit in Geneva Switzerland.
Annette Kramer brings out the best in your business
Business strategy through communications, leadership strategy and presence for individuals and groups - these are the main reasons Estonians are co-operating with Annette Kramer again and again.
Andrew Dickenson's Product Management & Product Marketing Training
The training of Product Management & Product Marketing by Andrew Dickenson has started to focus how to raise value to our products.
How can we jointly realise Industry 4.0 in the Baltic Sea Region?
Industry digitalization experience was shared by eight countries in Berlin.
Growing SME Digitization in the Baltic Sea Region - but more needs to be done
The overall aim of the DIGINNO project is to speed up the Baltic Sea Region’s transition to a single digital market. In Berlin the results of a Business Needs Assessment were presented.
Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl: We need to be more ambitious
Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director General of DIGITALEUROPE, urges Europe to speed up implementing new technologies.
e-Talks: The future of work with Flowit CEO Andres Aavik
Flowit, the Estonian company (member of ITL) providing work process automation solutions, has realised that the nature of work is in in a constant process of change.
Estonia sets an example in e-invoicing
Estonia’s vision is to enable Real-Time Economy (RTE), a concept where all business transactions, such as orders and invoices, move between organisations automatically and in real-time.
ITL Mixed Choir in the XXVII Song Celebration
ITL is not only working, this summer our ITL mixed choir is performing in the XXVII Song Celebration entitled "My Fatherland is My Love" on 6-7th of July.
Why this tiny Baltic nation is building a digital embassy half a continent away
Estonia looked outside its borders to secure its data. Wanting full control and jurisdiction over its data, it opted for a so-called data embassy — no ambassadors or diplomatic missions attached.