• Opinion
    Boris Koprivnikar is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Administration of the Republic of Slovenia. He manages activities which are an integral part of the Centre of Government and focus on digital transformation. As Chief...
    READIE
    10 October, 2017
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  • Opinion
    As technological forces are disrupting multiple industries and reshaping the workplace, “lifelong learning” has become the new motto to cope with the pace of change. This is true not only for individuals, as a way to...
    Jonathan Pinet
    3 October, 2017
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  • Opinion
    This piece is written by Hasan Bakhshi, Philippe Schneider, Jonathan Downing and Michael Osborne, and was originally published by Nesta.  In recent years, there has been an explosion of research into the impacts of automation on work....
    READIE
    28 September, 2017
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  • Opinion
    Olivier Midière explains the four stages of MEDEF’s new digital transformation programme for French SMEs, Metamorphosis. “Since his arrival [as President of MEDEF], Pierre Gattaz has made digital and globalisation two key priorities. Digital is, for...
    READIE
    27 September, 2017
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  • Opinion
    This blog describes a prototype Skills Map, which is available here. A vision for an automated Skills Map With tools like Google maps and Citymapper, getting from point A to point B has never been easier....
    Cath Sleeman
    1 September, 2017
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  • Opinion
    Sweden is often perceived as a global leader for embracing digital and internet technologies. But Readie’s recent report, Digital Pulse: how ready are the Swedish for the digital life?, found some interesting results. It appears that...
    Anders Hektor
    8 August, 2017
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  • publication
    Research by Readie finds differences in attitude to new technology across Europe. Swedes are digitally savvy, but risk missing out on new developments. ​Key findings Swedes say finding information quickly, being able to communicate with each...
    31 July, 2017
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  • Opinion
    Boris Koprivnikar is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Administration of the Republic of Slovenia. He manages activities which are an integral part of the Centre of Government and focus on digital transformation. As Chief...
    READIE
    13 July, 2017
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  • Opinion
    Robots are taking over our jobs. The future workforce is unskilled, unprepared and unemployable. Sounds familiar? Policy agendas and media stories are fixated on digital skills – or lack thereof. Are people aware of their impending...
    Renata Wloch
    21 June, 2017
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  • Opinion
    In March, Krzysztof Szubert was appointed Secretary of State, responsible for international affairs at the Ministry of Digital Affairs in Poland. With 20 years experience in tech entrepreneurship and ICT, Minister Szubert has been instrumental in driving the digital agenda...
    READIE
    13 June, 2017
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  • news
    Recently, The Spectator held a roundtable discussion on the digital economy, featuring Readie’s Valerie Mocker, Matt Hancock (Minister for Digital and Culture), Garrett Ilg (President EMEA, Adobe), Pete Cummings (Adobe), Vicky Ford MEP, George Freeman MP,...
    1 June, 2017
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  • publication
    New research by Readie finds major differences in attitude to new technology across Europe, with Germans most sceptical and Bulgarians most positive about its impact. ​Key findings Research by Readie shows that attitudes to new technology...
    8 March, 2017
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  • publication
    New research by Readie finds major differences in attitude to new technology across Europe, with Germans most sceptical and Bulgarians most positive about its impact. Key findings Research by Readie shows that attitudes to new technology...
    8 March, 2017
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  • news
    Readie’s Valerie Mocker joined BBC World Service Tech Tent presenter Rory Cellan-Jones and Chris Foxx from the BBC Online tech desk to discuss the impact of robots on the workforce. The presenters visited the London Science...
    13 February, 2017
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  • news
    Digital technology is completely changing the way we live and work and the pace of technological change shows no signs of slowing. What can governments do to create a strong digital economy and ensure Europe is...
    1 November, 2016
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  • event

    Policy Summit

    Digital, done better

    The digital economy holds enormous opportunities for businesses and societies in Europe, but also poses challenges in areas such as job automation and the impact of the sharing economy. So, what policies are currently fostering entrepreneurship and...
  • Opinion
    Data is transforming the way we interact with the world. Every second more than 54,000 Google searches are conducted, 7,000 some tweets are shared and more than 2 million emails are sent. A surge in search...
    READIE
    30 June, 2016
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  • Opinion
    Why doesn’t Europe have home-grown digital platforms on the scale of Google, Uber, Airbnb or Facebook? Could platforms do a better job than the public sector in providing transport or traffic management – and if so,...
    Diane Coyle
    30 June, 2016
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  • Opinion
    At Readie’s recent Digital Economy Research Summit, Nesta’s CEO Geoff Mulgan noted that “we’re witnessing an extraordinary series of digital revolutions in our economy”. They’re certainly extraordinary: never before has digital technology attracted such levels of...
    READIE
    7 June, 2016
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  • Opinion
    “In the past 10 or 15 years, ‘platforms’ and ‘digital platforms’ have become pervasive buzzwords,” says Annabelle Gawer. This is the same person whose MIT professor once said to her “Interesting thesis, but don’t use the...
    READIE
    27 May, 2016
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  • Opinion
    On 22 March 2016, Readie brought together leading experts from across Europe to discuss best ways to uncover emerging technologies, businesses models, hot startups and scaleups. Our guest author Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive of Nesta, was a speaker....
    Geoff Mulgan
    24 March, 2016
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  • event

    Research Summit

    What drives Europe's digital economy?

    Policy and business leaders are urgently trying to understand how digital technologies are changing Europe’s economy. How can digitalisation be turned into an opportunity for businesses and entrepreneurs? What cutting-edge research currently exists? And critically, how...
    21st - 22nd Mar 2016
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  • Opinion
    Data fuels the Digital Economy. In particular Open Data has significant, and untapped, potential. What is Open Data? Open data is data that anyone can access, use or share  (Open Data Institute). Why does Open Data...
    READIE
    18 February, 2016
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  • news
    What is the value of digital businesses, such as AirBnB, Spotify or lastminute.com, to Europe’s economy? How can more businesses and entrepreneurs – across all sectors – take advantage of the internet? And how can policy...
    18 November, 2015
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