e-Estonia - A Digital Nation leading Digital Transformation

e-Estonia – A Digital Nation leading Digital Transformation

Estonia, a small European country with a population of only 1.3 million, has slowly become a leader in the digital economy and dubs itself e-Estonia. In 2000, Estonia declared the Internet to be a basic human right and started investing and innovating in digital governance. By 2003, the Estonian government had gone almost-completely online, with […]

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The Age of Peak Mobility

The Age of Peak Mobility – Productivity of Mobile Workers

Workforce productivity is very crucial for the economic growth and prosperity of any nation. UK’s productivity experienced a sharp decline during the 2008 global financial crisis and has never recovered. Despite continued efforts, it is still 20% below the trend-line before the crisis. Even in today’s age of technology, ‘the productivity puzzle’ isn’t getting solved. […]

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Blockchain for Emerging Countries

Blockchain: Catalyst for Progress in Emerging Countries

It isn’t a surprise to see most Blockchain applications being developed in the tech-savvy western part of the world. But, Blockchain is also hailed as a revolutionary technology for the emerging world, where people can use a decentralised and distributed ledger to address challenges around governance, identity, health, financial infrastructure. Apart from the financial inclusion […]

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Does your business need Blockchain?

Does your business need Blockchain?

The adoption of new technology has become essential for businesses to remain competitive and to continue growing. The advent of computers and the internet brought about software powered departments, which saw processes such as accounting and supply chains get digitalised. More recently the growth of cloud computing has also allowed small businesses to make use […]

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Archiving Social Media Platforms and Ecosystems

Archiving Social Media Platforms and Ecosystems

Recent headlines show a rise in the widespread use of data and social media tools for a wide range of purposes including marketing, political micro-targeting, and even credit scoring. These activities fall under the ecosystem of digital marketing. To understand this ecosystem, the first question to ask is how did this whole infrastructure emerge? How […]

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AOM’s Big Data and Digital Economy Conference

As digital technology and big data continue to change the way we do business, CoDE was honoured to host the Academy of Management (AOM) conference on ‘Big Data and Managing in a Digital Economy‘ at the Surrey Business School, University of Surrey. Held 18 – 20 April 2018, the conference sponsors included Google Cloud Platform, […]

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Fintech and Business Models in Emerging Economies

Fintech and Business Models in Emerging Economies

To initiate a series of Research Seminars to be held at Surrey CoDE, Chris Locke gave a talk on “Platform Economics & Business Models for Fintech”, at the Surrey Business School. Chris is the founder and CEO of Caribou Digital, a market research firm focusing on emerging markets such as Sub-Saharan Africa and South East […]

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