e-Serbia 2018

Mihailo Jovanovic

Mihailo Jovanović Ph.D., Director Of The Serbian Government Office For IT And eGovernment

Digitisation Has Changed The World

The world is changing rapidly, with globalisation and digitisation significantly increasing the pace of our lives and bringing us closer together than ever before, as well as presenting profound challenges to our self-perception, politics, the economy, security and society

Mladen Šarčević, Serbian Minister Of Education, Science And Technological Development

Adapt Education To The Needs Of The Market

The Government of the Republic of Serbia has included education among its priorities and is very seriously engaged in adapting the education system to the needs of the labour market

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner For Digital Economy And Society

Laying The Foundations Of A Digital Europe

"Our main task is to help our co-legislators swiftly adopt the remaining proposals to meet the objectives set in the EU’s legislative priorities, as well as the European Council's call for full DSM implementation by the end of 2018"

Houlin Zhao, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Secretary-General

Enormous Potential Of ICT For Good

ICTs play a crucial role in the creation of a range of IoT solutions, which are now helping to improve the efficiency of energy use, urban mobility, water distribution, urban infrastructure operations, security and wastewater management. The ITU is working on a number of initiatives to build smart, sustainable cities

H.E. Arne Bjornstad, Ambassador Of Norway To Serbia

IT sector – Serbia’s Greatest Potential

Information technology is included in education in Norway from the very beginning. It is not so much learning about it as integrating it into your daily experience as a tool, while at the same time gaining the necessary understanding of it
H.E. Denis Keefe

H.E. Denis Keefe, UK Ambassador To Serbia

UK Supports Serbia’s Digitisation

British Embassy support in this area, through the Good Governance Fund, will be crucial, while digital will be a key area of focus for the Western Balkans Summit, which the UK is hosting next year
Predrag Culibrk

Predrag Ćulibrk, Telekom Srbija CEO: Continuous Investment & Infrastructure Improvement

Conditions For Stable Growth

Telekom Srbija is a natural partner of state institutions in the digital transformation process, as it is a simultaneously a reliable partner of the entire economy. The company primarily possesses the necessary expertise and provides very palpable services that are the very basis of the digital economy
Zeljko Vujinovic

Željko Vujinović, General Manager, Microsoft Serbia & Montenegro

Age Of Digital Transformation

Digital transformation implies close cooperation among all market participants – the state, businesses and citizens

Goran Pitić, Chairman Of The Management Board Of Societe Generale Bank And Chairman Of The NALED Fair Competition Alliance

Technology Makes A Cashless Society Inevitable

“It is certain that Serbia will not be able to catch up with the likes of Sweden or Canada for a long time, but it is necessary for us to work on education and break the fear of new technologies"

Udo Eichlinger CEO, Siemens Serbia

Digitalization Is Inevitable

Digitalization changes everything and it is no longer a question of following trends or not, for many businesses it is a question of survival!
Dejan Vukotic

Dejan Vukotić, Director At AOFI

Serbia Part Of Worldwide Network Of Export Insurers

Membership in the Berne Union, which gathers together almost all of the world’s largest agencies dealing with the insuring of export credits and foreign investments, will improve AOFI’s work and increase the chances of domestic companies becoming part of the international trading network

Tatjana Matić, State Secretary Of The Ministry Of Trade, Tourism And Telecommunications

Broadband Internet Promotes GDP Growth And Employment

Increasing use of broadband internet, which allows high-speed data transfer rates, by just 10 per cent impacts on the growth of GDP by up to 1.5%. And it is also known that GDP and employment grow in parallel

Jasmina Vignjević, President Of The Digital And E-Commerce Committee Of The Foreign Investors Council

Efficient And Transparent Bureaucracy Attracts New Investors

Greater efficiency and transparency of bureaucratic procedures is achieved with the automating of processes and electronic procedures, and that is an important prerequisite for attracting new investors. The transition of administrative procedures from counter-based to electronic requests will make Serbia more attractive for investments

Vera Nikolić Dimić, AmCham Executive Director

Efficient eGovernment Most Important For A Better Business Environment

The members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia – more than 200 U.S., international and local companies – recognise the establishing of effective e-governance as one of the most important steps for improving conditions for doing business

Vladimir Knežević, Country Managing Director, Oracle Serbia & Montenegro

Technology Shouldn’t Be Feared, But Used Wisely

Public Cloud services in the IT world are no longer unknown. Our idea is to present a cloud machine to Serbia that would be found in the state’s data centre, and which would respect modern safety standards with maximised savings. Oracle is the only company currently able to offer something like that

Nataša Marković, General Manager Of Galeb Company

When The State And Entrepreneurs Row In The Same Direction –...

“Although Serbia’s fiscal system is of a much better quality than many solutions in the region, there is still room for improvement, and we’re ready to help with advice and experience"

Artur Turemka, General Manager For The Balkans, Mastercard

Serbia Growing Cashless Society

“The matter of building a cashless society is a matter of the financial inclusion and education of citizens. Even in Europe, 138 million people are financially cut off from society, i.e. without a bank account or payment methods. In Serbia there is a similar issue. According to the World bank’s latest data, 17% of citizens are financially excluded,” says Artur Turemka, Mastercard’s manager for the Balkan region

Žarko Kecić, Acting Director Of The Serbian National Internet Domain Registry

Modern Business And Domains

Owning a domain name gives you a free choice of where and on what terms your company's web site is hosted, and lets you exchange e-mail using an address that identifies your organisation