Armed and ready in the battle of disinformation?

Apr 30

In a meeting with the Director of the NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence the growing impact of disinformation on businesses and the society was discussed. Digitalization has brought a major shift in how information is consumed highlighting human vulnerabilities. The digital ecosystem poses new threats from faking your online presence to stealing your personal and company data. Recommended actions? Be aware of security risks, prepare an adequate regulatory framework, treat your data as a powerful tool and call for improving governance to keep pace with fast evolving technologies.

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Putting Latvia on the map as a career destination

Apr 29

During the last labor force working group meeting the results of the labor force survey were discussed. According to the initial results it was decided to accentuate two priority areas which we believe should drive the political agenda to adequately respond to the challenges brought on by labor shortages: putting Latvia on the map as a career destination and developing skills to empower people. Among key recommendations will be calling to create a comprehensive strategy and website for talent attraction. Full report on the survey results will be communicated shortly.

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Digitalization will transform the healthcare system

Apr 26

Members of the Healthcare working group discussed the ways to improve the digitalization efficiency. Baiba Apine, Leader of FICIL Digitalization work group shared recommendations for the upcoming High Council in May: establishment of CIO office, responsible IT policy, improvements of G2B interaction, further development of e-Identification solutions and clear digital agenda for Latvia. At the next meeting the working group will discuss Health Technology Assessment.

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We re-affirm our commitment to the values that AmCham stands for and that we share.

Kārlis Danēvičs, Board member, Head of Credits and Risk at SEB Banka