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Year-Ahead Predictions for 2019

Companies must prepare for significant global events that will occur and trends that will gain momentum in the coming year. A.T. Kearney Global Business Policy Council is helping them to focus right points. As part of its mandate, the A.T. Kearney Global Business Policy Council continually scans the horizon for developments along the key dimensions… Continue reading Year-Ahead Predictions for 2019

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Estonia is running its country like a Tech Company; E-stonia

Estonia is often described as a genuinely digital society. Today a majority of government services are offered 24/7 online, and data integrity is ensured by blockchain technology. President Kersti Kaljulaid, explained how Estonia turned digital. You can use medical e-prescriptions, file taxes, or even buy a car online without needing to go to the vehicle registration… Continue reading Estonia is running its country like a Tech Company; E-stonia

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Ideas for e-Participation

Today, global citizens use the Internet effectively for all types of interactions, including those with their governments. In fact, most transactions between citizens and governments can now be completed easily online. I see this “e-participation” as essential to preserving and growing democracy. In a world where rising, geographically dispersed populations threaten people’s sense of connectedness,… Continue reading Ideas for e-Participation

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The Future of the Global Muslim Population for 2030

The world’s Muslim population is expected to increase by about 35% in the next 20 years, rising from 1.6 billion in 2010 to 2.2 billion by 2030, according to new population projections by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. Globally, the Muslim population is forecast to grow at about twice the… Continue reading The Future of the Global Muslim Population for 2030

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Size & Distribution of the World’s Major Religious Groups

Worldwide, more than eight-in-ten people identify with a religious group. A comprehensive demographic study of more than 230 countries and territories conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life estimates that there are 5.8 billion religiously affiliated adults and children around the globe, representing 84% of the 2010 world population of… Continue reading Size & Distribution of the World’s Major Religious Groups

Economy · Future · New Media · Politics · Türkçe

Dijital Vatandaş

Dijital Vatandaş kavramı ilk kez 2010 yılında dile getirdiğim bir kavram. Tanımını ise; “Gelişmeleri ve dünyayı televizyon yerine telefon ekranından takip eden insanlar.” şeklinde yapmak mümkün. Dijital vatandaş bilgi ve iletişim kaynaklarını kullanırken eleştirebilen, online davranışlarının etik sonuçlarını bilen, ahlaki online kararlar alabilen, dijital dünyada iletişim kurarken ve işbirliği yaparken doğru davranışı teşvik eden kişidir.… Continue reading Dijital Vatandaş

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Devletlerin Dijitalleşme Süreçleri Üzerine

Geçtiğimiz hafta TRT Türk’te yayınlanan Dijital Bakış isimli programda, 2010’dan bu yana üzerinde çalıştığım alan olan “Devletlerin Dijitalleşme Süreçleri” ve “Dijital Vatandaşlık” üzerine değerlendirmelerimi paylaşma imkanım oldu. Kaçıranlar için Dijital Vatandaş Memnuniyeti’ne ait bazı ipuçlarına da değindiğim program kaydını paylaşmak istedim. TRT Türk: TRT Türk: Yeni Nesil Dijital Yurttaşlık * Bu konuda yazmış olduğumuz ve… Continue reading Devletlerin Dijitalleşme Süreçleri Üzerine

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WEF Global Risks of 2019 Report

As we strive to restore confidence and growth globally, leaders cannot continue with a “risk-off” mindset if our collective goal remains to seize transformational opportunities that can improve the state of the world. Dynamism in our hyper-connected world requires increasing our resilience to the many global risks that loom before us. By their nature, global… Continue reading WEF Global Risks of 2019 Report

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Gezi Parkı ve Sosyal Medya

Ben demiştim demeyi pek sevmem. Genelde uzun uzun tekrar anlatmayı tercih ederim. Sosyal medya, siyasi partilerin ve yaptıkları politikaların içerisinde olması gereken bir alan. Bir sektör değil. Bir baş belası da değil. İyi yönetilmesi ve anlaşılması gereken bir mecra ve yeni bir iş yapış yöntemi. Geçtiğimiz yıl ‘İyi Politikacı, İyi Tweet Atar’ başlığıyla çarpıcı bir… Continue reading Gezi Parkı ve Sosyal Medya

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Understanding the European Parliament

The European Parliament is a quintessentially EU product. It is meant to represent more than 500 million citizens. It is unique in the sense that it is the world’s only democratically elected international institution, and it is involved in some of the most important policies of the continental bloc. And yet, only four in 10… Continue reading Understanding the European Parliament