The podcast The Art of Digitalisation mainly focuses on digitalisation stories that have taken the Estonian know-how around the world. We will give our listeners hands-on tips, advice, and share valuable lessons on how to start or accelerate their digitalisation paths. The monthly podcast will also discuss current issues and developments within e-Estonia. Our hosts, Digital Transformation Advisers Carmen Raal and Erika Piirmets will be joined by a wide array of experts - both from tech companies and the public sector. The guests will deep dive into how to digitise a country, an organisation, or a company.
Shaping a sustainable digital era
Dive into Estonia's digital transformation with a green twist in this podcast episode. Kädi Ristkok from Cleantech Estonia and Kaidi-Kerli Kärner from PwC discuss how Estonia, as a tech-savvy nation, unifies its digital governance with ambitious environmental goals, setting a new standard in sustainable development. From innovative case studies to insightful discussions on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles, we explore Estonia's journey towards a digital and eco-friendly future. Perfect for enthusiasts of technology, sustainability, and forward-thinking governance.
There’re no time zones in cyberspace
Our latest podcast episode, as well as the month of October, is dedicated to cybersecurity and raising awareness of cybersecurity. And who would be a better expert to tackle this vast and complex topic than Gert Auväärt, the head of the Cyber Security Centre at the Information System Authority. With extensive international experience in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he also served as the Deputy Head of the Estonian Permanent Mission to the UN in 2018, successfully advancing Estonia’s candidacy to the UN Security Council. In this engaging discussion, we delve into the significance of cybersecurity for individuals, countries, and enterprises.
S3E7: Digital transformation: measuring impact and navigating the future
In this podcast episode, the hosts discuss various aspects of digital transformation, particularly in the context of Estonia's experience. They explore digitalisation's efficiency and cost-saving potential, the challenges of measuring its impact, and the importance of focusing on quantitative and qualitative assessments. Helping to navigate this broad topic is Kristjan Vassil, a professor of Technology Studies at the University of Tartu. He holds a doctoral degree in political science from the European University Institute in Florence. For the past six years, he served as a vice-rector for research at the University of Tartu. His research focuses on Internet voting and predictive public services that are based on narrow AI and machine learning models.
S3E6: The digital pathfinders: Estonia and Ukraine's strong tech partnership
Estonian and Ukranian tech partnership dates back to 2016 when Estonia helped Ukraine to pave the way for the architecture of digital government. Today, the collaboration is stronger than before, and, what's more significant, Estonia is learning from Ukraine by using the state app Diia as a base of mRiik. We discussed the strong tech collaboration between the two countries with Estonia's CIO Luukas Ilves, the project manager of mRiik Nikolai Kornõšev and Mstyslav Banik, the head of the eServices development in the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine.
S3E5: "From citizen-centric to personalised healthcare: the power of genomics"
Our latest podcast tackles a timely and groundbreaking topic of personalised medicine with Piret Hirv, the manager of the Connected Health Cluster. Piret, with her background as a trained nurse and experience in the Ministry of Social Affairs, brings valuable insights into the importance of private and public partnerships, the future of behavioural health, and the current status of personalised medical services in Estonia.
S3E4: "Breaking through the screen: the exciting future of healthcare"
With experts from TEHIK, Katre Pruul, manager of cross-border data exchange and Tõnis Jaagus, head of the health division, our podcast hosts explore the benefits of patient portals and their impact on healthcare, discussing how these digital tools empower patients and revolutionise how they engage with healthcare providers. They also take a closer look at the future of e-health and how digital health portals are paving the way for a more patient-centric approach to healthcare.