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 »

Digital Transformation and the Cloud

The METISfiles presented at the Box Launch Event in Amsterdam last week. Secure content platform provider Box is expanding in EMEA and Box Amsterdam will serve as the regional headquarters for the Benelux and Northern European countries. Our presentation focused on Digital Transformation and the Cloud. Digital transformation is enabled by social, mobile, analytics and […] Read more »

Digital Agencies Positioning For Digital Transformation Partnerships

We just finished our annual Dutch digital agency survey, commissioned by cloud and hosting provider True and in partnership with online business media & marketing publisher Emerce. This year’s theme: Digital Transformation. Digital transformation is an extremely/very important theme in the future plans of their clients say nearly 80% of surveyed digital agencies. In their […] Read more »