The Standards Show, Episode 63 : Digital transformation of developing countries
In this episode Matthew and Cindy look at how standards support the digital transformation of developing countries.
Cindy speaks to Torbjörn Fredriksson of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Nick Williams of the African Development Bank (AfDB).
Torbjorn and Nick share the story about a new partnership between BSI, UNCTAD and AfDB forged through the eTrade for all initiative. The initiative is focused on leveraging the value of international standards to address the barriers to digital transformation.
They also discuss a new standards-based digitalization toolkit – a key recommendation of a recent BSI Whitepaper on digital transformation – and UNCTAD’s upcoming ecommerce week. unctad.org/eweek2022
In this episode, there’s also news of a new series – Standards in 10 Minutes.