Charting the Dutch Digital Economy Part X: Internet Economy Revisited

The Dutch Statistical Agency (CBS) recently published an interesting study into the Dutch internet economy. Interesting because of the used methodology and the fact that they have tried to put a number on online services. CBS partnered with Dataprovider and Google. The first step in the research  was to select Dutch websites from Dataprovider’s website […] Read more »

The EU’s Digital Economy and Society Index: Reasons to be Cheerful?

February 2016 The European Commission released a press bulletin on the digital state of its European members. Apparently The Netherlands climbed two positions on the European digital ladder and now holds a second place after Denmark. Reasons to be cheerful? Figure 1: Pillars of DESI and IDI The index is based on 5 pillars: Connectivity, […] Read more »

Charting the Dutch Digital Economy Part VI: Why E-Commerce Seems So Small

Businessmen, futurists, ICT evangelists, economists and even some politicians are wholeheartedly embracing digital transformation and the digital economy as the future for country, society and economy. And they agree that more should be done to facilitate that future. Unfortunately measuring the impact of digital transformation and sizing the digital economy proves to be tough as […] Read more »

Charting the Digital Economy Part V: The Dutch Digital Footprint

In our previous blog we calculated the Dutch Gross Domestic Digital Product (GDDP) at € 129 billion almost a quarter of GDP. However this is only the direct effect of ICT on the Dutch economy. In reality the impact of ICT on the Dutch economy goes somewhat further than that. The € 129 billion of […] Read more »

Charting the Digital Economy: Part IV

Based on an extensive analysis of the Digital Value Add of Dutch organizations The METISfiles has valued the Gross Digital Domestic Product at €129 billion, 22% of Dutch GDP. Read more below! Digital Value Add In our previous discussions (here, here and here) surrounding the Dutch Digital economy we concluded that the current sizing is […] Read more »