The Digitization of Society – Case of Specific Chosen State Alliance of Four Central European States

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 763)

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to study the process of the Visegrad Group citizens being gradually incorporated in the digital environment. The present digital world needs digital sovereign residents who are competent i.e. capable of dealing with Information Age systems; electronic devices, digital computers and modern scientific technologies and are open i.e. who are open and proactively ready to benefit from advantages and challenge possible risks of intended usage. Further requirements on the direction through the entire digital world are digital access and the spreader usage of distinctive products and services. An online survey was conducted examining this development, and respondents were questioned on certain issues and aspects of the digital world in the Visegrad Group; including countries as the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia

Keywords

Internet of things Digitalization ICT Electronic devices Services 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.VSM/CITY University of SeattleBratislavaSlovakia
  2. 2.FM CUBratislavaSlovakia

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