Nicholas Gates

Building the GovStack approach to government

Last week, Estonia, DIAL, Germany, and ITU celebrated the launch of the GovStack website – “GovStack” is the official brand for the partnership our four organizations announced last Fall. Now, we’re developing our approach, promoting the initiative – and looking for experts to join our advisory groups. Read on for more details!  Since early 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic began, demand from countries for support on national digital […]

Unlocking the Digital Economy in Africa: Announcing DIAL’s New Listening Study with Smart Africa

If you would like to read the full report in English, French, or Portuguese, please visit the publications page. Developing and delivering a vision and agenda for national digital transformation is key to unlocking the full potential of the digital economy in Africa. In November 2019, the Smart Africa Alliance and the Digital Impact Alliance […]

Concordia Report: Global Actors Embrace National Digital Transformation Agendas

Across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of digital adoption and interconnection, as well as the role digital technologies play in providing information and services to people who need it most. The pandemic may indeed accelerate the transition to a digital future by highlighting areas where digitalization is not happening fast enough, […]