Digital transformation and emerging technologies

This research aims to explore how emerging technologies can transform the public sector and decision-making, and support sustainable development.

Date Published
23 Oct 2017
Expected Start Date
01 Sep 2017
Expected End Date
01 Jan 2024
Project Type
Research and Capacity Development
Project Status

This research project Digital transformation with emerging technology is part of the research line on“Emerging Technologies for Digital Transformation in the Public Sector”, is coordinated by Dr. Soumaya Ben Dhaou. The purpose of this research line is to explore how emerging technologies, such as Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine and cognitive learning can transform the public sector, service delivery, decision-making, and support the sustainable development. This research line focuses on the adoption process and use-cases driven by the opportunities, benefits, potential weaknesses, and risks associated with new technologies and concepts in innovation and digital transformation. This project will focus more specifically on the defining the emerging technology and alleviate the confusion related to better explore its potential for Government and Public sector field. It also includes an in-depth analysis of a specific technology, which is blockchain technology from a use and adoption perspective from Governments and Public service to comply with the sustainable development goals.

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