The Digital Single Market blog is a collection of opinion pieces from DG CONNECT, and guest contributions from stakeholders involved in shaping DSM policies. Feel free to comment and share your ideas by participating in the discussions.

You can also read the posts from the Director General of DG CONNECT, Roberto Viola's blog.


Digitalisation of industry – Workers and social issues at the centre!

22 March 2017 Stop having an “ambulance” view of social policy! Integrating the voice of workers and trade unions in the digitisation process is a key success factor for cooperation, for innovation – and for our...
39798 Marco GAY Marco GAY

Digitalization is like globalization: it needs to be managed and governed

21 March 2017 Digitalization is like globalization: it needs to be managed and ruled. Institutions and enterprises must be able to meet the challenge of digitalization together.
5193 Alessandro BOGLIOLO Alessandro BOGLIOLO

Digital skills unleash human qualities that will never be replaced by machines

21 March 2017 The adoption of the new skills agenda for Europe is a matter of democracy and human rights. Social cohesion and sustainable growth can be achieved only by improving people's chances in life and...
39773 Jarkko ANTILA Jarkko ANTILA

Helping Europe tackle obesity, diabetes, food allergies and hypersensitivities

20 March 2017 The European Commission has awarded Spectral Engines the main Horizon 2020 prize for cracking the challenge of developing an affordable and non-invasive mobile food scanner solution that enables...
33722 Claire BURY Claire BURY

SG IT Conference and Expo - e-Participation and innovative tools

20 March 2017 Reconnecting politics and citizens is one of President Juncker's key priorities.
28994 Roberto VIOLA Roberto VIOLA

Making the most of the digital transformation

17 March 2017 Digitisation has already transformed our society, jobs and labour markets over the last twenty years.
28994 Roberto VIOLA Roberto VIOLA

Why do supercomputers matter for your everyday life? - Rome edition

16 March 2017 High performance computing is a strategic tool for science, industry, and society. Roberto Viola and Robert-Jan Smits discuss its relevance for Europe's digital future.
28994 Roberto VIOLA Roberto VIOLA

Digitising European Industry, Standards and Skills - Rome edition

16 March 2017 Significant progress has been made since the launch of the European Commision's plan to help industry, researchers and public authorities to make the best of the digital transformation. Lowri...
28994 Roberto VIOLA Roberto VIOLA

The future of mobility in Europe is connected and automated - Rome edition

16 March 2017 With more than 90% of all car accidents caused by human error, connected and automated driving promises to bring huge safety benefits on our roads.
33722 Claire BURY Claire BURY

International Women's Day – say yes to women in tech!

8 March 2017 We celebrate today the successes of women in all walks of life - In the tech sector, we are awarding excellent initiatives driven by diversity.