Vice-President of the European Commission Andrus Ansip has published 2 blog posts about the impact of digital technology on European society and economy. These texts should drive debates before and during the Digital Day in Rome.

Why does Europe need supercomputers? And how will digital technology transform Europe's job market? Ahead of the Digital Day in Rome, Vice-President Andrus Ansip blogs about some of the topics that will be discussed at this event. He shares his vision and asks the participants and the online community to join the discussion.

"For industry, HPC is a vital tool to increase competitiveness. It should be seen as a strategic resource for the future of EU industry as it goes more digital."

Read the full High Performance Computing blog post.

"I cannot underline enough the importance of helping people to master the changes to their jobs as a result of digitisation. Having the right skills is essential: digital skills, along with re-skilling and up-skilling as required, and as employment situations change."

Read the full jobs, digitisation and digital skills blog post.