Digital transformation in developing economies under the COVID-19 pandemic

Author/s Yuriy Safonov, Viktoriia Borshch, Iryna Shulzhenko, Iryna Zahrebelna, Ievgeniia Bolshakova
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2022/1
Language English Pages 19 P. 89-107 File size 145 KB
DOI 10.3280/RISS2022-001006
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The quantitative and qualitative methods in this study are used to analyse coun-tries’ economic transformation under the COVID-19 pandemic. The findings sug-gest that digital transformation is quickly becoming a priority for many sectors in Ukraine. Digital transformation takes place in the public and private sectors. The state has launched the digital portal Diia providing the population with digital ac-cess to public services. Moreover, businesses undertook defensive performance transformations that boost their chances of success. The main challenges of digi-talisation are legal complexity, inadequate funding, the lack of digital literacy and skills among the active population. The development of an effective regulatory framework to facilitate and encourage the IT sector would help overcome these challenges.

Keywords: information technology, digitalisation, digital transformation, innovation, information services.

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Yuriy Safonov, Viktoriia Borshch, Iryna Shulzhenko, Iryna Zahrebelna, Ievgeniia Bolshakova, Digital transformation in developing economies under the COVID-19 pandemic in "RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA'" 1/2022, pp 89-107, DOI: 10.3280/RISS2022-001006