Sitemap

Jasmina Vignjević, President Of The Nordic Business Alliance, Government Affairs Manager At Telenor Serbia

Changing The Mindset Towards Digital Society

Due to my belief that digitisation and an innovation-driven economy represent the greatest potentials for growth, I would highlight the panel organised by the Digital Serbia Initiative. This panel addressed many opportunities brought by the digital economy, three of which I will point out here

The first idea is related to the general approach to the topic of the fourth industrial revolution. We were not among the winners of the previous three revolutions, so our people do not believe that Serbia has a completely different starting point this time. The first step is for all parts of our society to change the mindset and understand that our move towards a digital society today will determine our future tomorrow. So, let’s give our best to change the mindset!

My second impression was about education for the 21st century. It is great that, in 2018, children in primary schools have computer coding as a mandatory subject and for the first time they have both – an adequate curriculum and appropriate digital tools. I see this as one of the greatest contributions of the Digital Serbia Initiative to the digital economy’s development.

In the end, I would underline the most important conclusions: digitisation is definitely not only about IT and coding. The fourth industrial revolution is an opportunity for all of us, so increasing digital capacities must be our common mission.

Throughout history, we’ve had to learn to read and write in order to do any profession, while today digital literacy is becoming a precondition of every successful professional, regardless of whether they are a doctor, a lawyer or a software engineer.

Furthermore, it was very interesting to hear during the panel discussion how digitisation is a key engine for the development of our agriculture, so it basically touches any sphere of our life and business.

I am confident that each of these ideas has a greater capacity than before to become a game-changer, because this was the first Kopaonik Business Forum at which the digital economy was in everyone’s focus, becoming a buzz word in Serbia.

Related Articles

NBA: First Business Beehive In Belgrade

Nordic Business Alliance in partnership with Belgrade Bee association, embarked on a meaningful project to help biodiversity and care for environment as main values...

Iva Petrović, Director Of The Nordic Business Alliance In Serbia

Embracing Uncertainty, Facing Fear

As I embark on my new journey at the Nordic Business Alliance, I’m grateful for all the opportunities I’ve had in my life and...

The Embassy Of Norway Hosts Renewable Energy Conference

Last week Nordic Business Alliance participated in the Renewable Energy Conference hosted and organized by the Norwegian Embassy. The topical agenda attracted high-profile participants and...

Iva Petrović, Executive Director Of The Nordic Business Alliance

We Need More Women In Leadership Positions

Four Nordic countries are at the very top in respecting gender equality, but more generally, the next generation of women will have to wait...

Neda Lazendić, WV International Emergy

Dedicated To Energy Transition

It was a full 11 years ago that Windvision, as a company engaged in wind farm construction projects and wind farm operations in Belgium...

Iva Petrović, Executive Director Of The Nordic Business Alliance

We Learn From The Best

We believe that we can together turn problems into opportunities and achieve results for a cleaner and brighter future. Those of us in the...

Ambassador Of Norway Hosted Members Of The Nordic Business Alliance

A business networking event was held at the residence of Norwegian Ambassador H.E. Jørn Gjelstad, organized in cooperation with the Norwegian Embassy and the...

Executive Director: Iva Petrović

Nordic Business Alliance

Address: Resavska 31, BelgradeTel: +381 65 313 2013E-mail: [email protected]: www.nba.org.rsSocial: Mission of Nordic Business Alliance - NBA is to promote the Nordic...

More...

Sanctions Against Russia & Their Economic Repercussions

We Have Enough Worries Without Poor Decisions

Prior to making a political decision on whether or not to impose sanctions against Russia, the new Government of Serbia would have to conduct...

How The Ukraine Conflict Will Shape The Serbian Political Scene

Fruitless Elections

The insistence of the international community that Serbia take a clear stance on the conflict in Ukraine could have far-reaching ramifications for the mapping...

Will Serbia and other Western Balkan countries benefit from the global trends of nearshoring?

Risks & Opportunities

Many countries see their window of opportunity to bring more FDI home, as a result of the war in Ukraine and sanctions imposed against...

How will the Ukraine conflict impact on Serbia’s place in the international community?

Storm In The Backyard

Whenever and however the current conflict in Ukraine comes to an end, there’s no doubt that the Western Balkans and Serbia will be hit...

News

UK: Lowest Car Sales Since 1996

Gathering economic headwinds are stoking fears of a recession after car sales dropped to the lowest level since 1996. UK...

In The New Report On Serbia GRECO Calls For Further Measures To Prevent Corruption

In a new report on Serbia, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) calls for further measures to...

China: Ready To Promote Global Development

The Forum on Global Development was held in Beijing, and on that occasion the President of the People's Republic...

Serbia And Hungary Sign Agreement On Border Control

The Agreement between the governments of Serbia and Hungary regulating border control in road, rail and water transport was...

Reception On The Occasion Of 140 Years Of Friendly Relations Between Japan And Serbia

Ambassador of Japan in Serbia H.E. Katsumata Takahiko hosted a reception in his residence to mark the 140th anniversary...

UK: Lowest Car Sales Since 1996

Gathering economic headwinds are stoking fears of a recession after car sales dropped to the lowest level since 1996. UK...

In The New Report On Serbia GRECO Calls For Further Measures To Prevent Corruption

In a new report on Serbia, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) calls for further measures to...

China: Ready To Promote Global Development

The Forum on Global Development was held in Beijing, and on that occasion the President of the People's Republic...

Serbia And Hungary Sign Agreement On Border Control

The Agreement between the governments of Serbia and Hungary regulating border control in road, rail and water transport was...

Reception On The Occasion Of 140 Years Of Friendly Relations Between Japan And Serbia

Ambassador of Japan in Serbia H.E. Katsumata Takahiko hosted a reception in his residence to mark the 140th anniversary...

UK: Lowest Car Sales Since 1996

Gathering economic headwinds are stoking fears of a recession after car sales dropped to the lowest level since 1996. UK...

In The New Report On Serbia GRECO Calls For Further Measures To Prevent Corruption

In a new report on Serbia, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) calls for further measures to...

China: Ready To Promote Global Development

The Forum on Global Development was held in Beijing, and on that occasion the President of the People's Republic...

Serbia And Hungary Sign Agreement On Border Control

The Agreement between the governments of Serbia and Hungary regulating border control in road, rail and water transport was...

Reception On The Occasion Of 140 Years Of Friendly Relations Between Japan And Serbia

Ambassador of Japan in Serbia H.E. Katsumata Takahiko hosted a reception in his residence to mark the 140th anniversary...