Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl

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Digital & Media 10-05-2021

Why the impasse on data flows threatens Europe’s digital recovery

Most people’s image of world trade will be a huge container ship similar to the one that was recently stuck in the Suez canal, full of cars, clothes and other goods. However, the modern global economy increasingly runs on huge...
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Digital & Media 02-02-2021

Europe’s top 5 priorities to kick-start the digital decade

Europe is still reeling from the pandemic’s effects and many countries are battling a third wave. Digital technologies have been proven to be essential in the crisis and are rightly viewed as a way to reinvent Europe’s economy after COVID....
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Digital & Media 28-10-2020

How to spend €150 billion to build a stronger digital Europe

If there is any – tragic – merit in the hard lessons of the COVID-19 crisis, it is that the pandemic has forced us to face the most pressing issues of our society, and to finally take action. Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl...
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Digital & Media 29-05-2020

We need to reinvent, not rebuild Europe’s industrial base after COVID-19

The economic situation is bleak. The IMF predicts a 3% fall in global GDP in 2020 because of COVID-19. Europe’s largest economy, Germany, officially entered into recession earlier this week and according to McKinsey, 60 million jobs are at risk...
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Digital & Media 19-05-2020

The tech sector needs to take the lead on gender equality

Europe still has a gender problem in business. Data from the European Institute for Gender Equality suggests that amongst Europe’s largest listed companies, only 8% are led by female CEOs. Less than a fifth of executives are women, and only...
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Digital & Media 21-02-2019

A stronger Digital Europe 2025: Our Call to Action

Europe needs an unfragmented domestic market. We should nurture innovative business eco-systems to feed European champions and enable them to scale in a global market. Let us shape agile mission-based policies accordingly for the new Digital Sigle market, writes Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl.
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Digital & Media 05-06-2018

Developing AI at the heart of European Rights and Freedoms

The benefits of Artificial Intelligence are limited only by our imagination. Technology companies are listening closely to governments and civil society on issues of fairness, accountability and transparency to address concerns of bias and discrimination. Our industry stands firmly behind being part of this dialogue.
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Digital & Media 24-04-2018

ePrivacy is about the entire economy, and we need to get it right

Although described as a sectorial law, the proposed ePrivacy Regulation has profound implications for European industry as a whole. That’s why lawmakers need to make it fit for the entire digital economy, writes Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl.
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Digital & Media 27-02-2018

SMEs, the lifeblood of Europe, need to become more digitalised

SMEs represent 99.8% of all businesses operating in Europe; they employ 93 million people and generate 58% of GDP. Yet, only 17% of them are selling goods or services online. It is now time for the EU and its member states to leverage the SMEs’ potential in maximising Europe’s digital transformation.
Digital & Media 03-05-2017

Free roaming doesn’t matter if we have nothing to roam with

From 15 June, free roaming comes into force. But on 13 June, a less well-known deadline expires, which could significantly affect what wireless devices and products can be bought, warns Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl.