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Digital Transformation

2018/10/29Voting Machine : Challenges and opportunities in the DRC (by Chrysostome NKOUMBI-SAMBA, MBA MSDN)

3 November 2000: adoption of the Bamako Declaration[i], Section B of which emphasises the holding of free, reliable and transparent elections in the Francophone world. 13-14 October 2012: opening of the 14th Francophonie Summit in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Heads of State and Government of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) converged…

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2018/10/29Cybersecurity is forcing a rethink of strategic autonomy (By Paul Timmers, Oxford University)

Just a few days ago, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker presented his 2018 State of the Union speech with the title “The Hour of European Sovereignty”. In the speech, he argues that the time has come for the EU “to become more autonomous and live up to our global responsibilities”. The question is how to make…

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2018/04/30Investment in cybersecurity: an upturn?

The theme of the latest FIC Observatory Breakfast was “How to accelerate investment in cybersecurity”. An opportunity to carry out a cross-examination of the subject as seen by the sector’s investment funds and start-ups Investment in France’s digital sector rose sharply in 2017, with €1.5 billion in new funds raised. While the number of companies involved was…

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2018/04/30Facebook: a move towards questioning the model? (by Guillaume Tissier, Managing director, CEIS)

One month on from Facebook being called into question as part of the Cambridge Analytica case, it’s time to look back over the flood of outraged reactions that followed the “revelations”. What was Facebook criticised for? For letting the British company, which specialises in strategic, if not electoral, communication, wrongly exploit the data of 87 million…

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