This is a selection of our current and past news updates, including events, media appearances, and published reports and research. It does not include our strategic consulting assignments as they are not publicly available.

LATEST NEWS:

November, 2019:
DAKA advisory managing director authors report on technology and sustainability on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by ANZ; read it here.

September, 2019:
DAKA advisory managing director authors a series of articles on the challenges and opportunities that await companies as they integrate technologies on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by SAP; read them here.

July, 2019:
DAKA advisory managing director gives the keynote presentation at the IPS-IMDA Digital Inclusion Symposium in Singapore, organized by the Institute of Policy Studies at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and the Infocomm Media Development Authority; view the agenda here.

July, 2019:
DAKA advisory managing director authors report on digital platforms and services on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by the Asia Internet Coalition; read it here.

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June, 2019:
DAKA advisory managing director contributes to the World Bank Group’s Digital Business Indicators Project; read more here.

March, 2019:
DAKA advisory managing director moderates a session on “Digital government for good” at the Vietnam Internet Forum in Hanoi, Vietnam, organized by the Embassy of Sweden; read more here.

March, 2019:
DAKA advisory managing director interviewed about digital government on VTV4 in Hanoi, Vietnam; see the newscast here (in Vietnamese).

March, 2019:
DAKA advisory managing director contributes research to the Worldwide Educating for the Future Index 2018 on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by the Yidan Prize Foundation; read the final report here.

February, 2019:
DAKA advisory invited to attend the event on “Continuity and Change in the Nordic Society Model – Adapting to a digital age” at the Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; read more here.

March, 2019:
DAKA advisory managing director authors report on data privacy on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Ant Financial; read it here.

December, 2018:
DAKA advisory is part of a consortium with Tingtun AS, Norway, and the Accessibility Foundation (ACC), the Netherlands, that won co-funding from the thirteenth Innovation Competition held by the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority to develop WTKollen.se, which aims to improve accessibility to online services in order to enhance digital inclusion. The final report has been submitted and the WTKollen.se website can be found here.

October, 2018:
DAKA advisory managing director authors report on fintech opportunities and challenges in the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Westpac and Austrade; read it here.

September, 2018:
DAKA advisory managing director contributes research to the Government e-Payments Adoption Ranking on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by VISA; read the final report here.

August, 2018:
DAKA advisory is part of a consortium with Tingtun AS, Norway, and Forschungsinstitut Technologie und Behinderung (FTB), Germany, that was awarded co-funding from the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority to develop the Public Barrier Tracker (PBT) prototype, which aims to improve accessibility to online services in order to enhance digital inclusion. The final report can be found here.

August, 2018:
DAKA advisory managing director authors two articles on the fourth industrial revolution on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Salesforce; read them here.

July, 2018:
DAKA advisory managing director authors a chapter on “E-government for leaving no one behind” for the United Nations E-Government Survey 2018; read it here.

June, 2018:
DAKA advisory managing director authors a series of industry briefings on digital transformation on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Telstra; read them here.

April, 2018:
DAKA advisory managing director authors a report and a series of articles on cities of the future on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Commonwealth Bank of Australia; read them here.

April, 2018:
DAKA advisory managing director contributes research to the Automation Readiness Index on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by ABB; read the final report here.

November, 2017:
DAKA advisory managing director authors a report on building Asian regional business hubs on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by InvestKL; read it here.

October, 2017:
DAKA advisory managing director holds a four-day course on e-government at the National Academy of Public Administration in Hanoi, Vietnam; read more here.

October, 2017:
DAKA advisory is part of a consortium with Tingtun AS, Norway, and Forschungsinstitut Technologie und Behinderung (FTB), Germany, that was awarded co-funding from the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority to develop the Public Barrier Tracker (PBT) prototype, which aims to improve accessibility to online services in order to enhance digital inclusion. Read more about our efforts on the PBT website here.

June, 2017:
DAKA advisory managing director gives a presentation at a session at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) entitled “E-government: Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity through Digital Government” organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA); more information here.

May, 2017:
DAKA advisory is part of a consortium with Tingtun AS, Norway, and the Accessibility Foundation (ACC), the Netherlands, that won co-funding from the thirteenth Innovation Competition held by the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority to develop WTKollen.se, which aims to improve accessibility to online services in order to enhance digital inclusion. As one of the winners of the competition, DAKA advisory was invited – and attended the PTS Innovation Day; read and view more here (in Swedish).

March, 2017:
DAKA advisory managing director co-chairs the track on Digital Culture and Inclusion at ICEGOV2017 (10th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance) in New Delhi, India, from 7 to 9 March 2017, organized by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, the National e-Governance Division (NeGD), the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); read more here.

January, 2017:
DAKA advisory managing director authors report and articles on smart cities on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Hitachi; read them here.

January, 2017:
DAKA advisory managing director interviewed for Bloomberg BNA article on cybersecurity in Southeastasia.

December, 2016:
DAKA advisory is part of a consortium with Tingtun AS, Norway, and the Accessibility Foundation (ACC), the Netherlands, that won co-funding from the thirteenth Innovation Competition held by the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority to develop WTKollen.se, which aims to improve accessibility to online services in order to enhance digital inclusion. Read the announcement here.

November, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director authors report on digital transformation in Asia on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Telstra; read it here.

November, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director moderates a session entitled “ICT trust, innovation and trade” at ITU Telecom World 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand; more information here.

November, 2016:
DAKA advisory attends The Economist Vietnam Summit 2016 in Ho Chi Minh City; more information here.

November, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director accepts invitation to co-chair the track on Digital Culture and Inclusion at ICEGOV2017 (10th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance) in New Delhi, India, from 7 to 9 March 2017, organized by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, the National e-Governance Division (NeGD), the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); read more here.

October, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director participates as a jury member in Oman’s Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in E-Government 2016; more information here.

October, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director invited to moderate a session entitled “ICT trust, innovation and trade” at ITU Telecom World 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand; more information here.

August, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director agrees to support The Economist Intelligence Unit for an index project on digital divides by providing a literature review.

July, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director accepts invitation to join the Program Committee of ICEGOV2017 (10th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance) in New Delhi, India, from 7 to 9 March 2017, organized by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, the National e-Governance Division (NeGD), the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); read more here.

June, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director authors report on “Technology and the public sector” on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Microsoft; read it here.

June, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director interviewed for Bloomberg BNA articles on cybersecurity in Asia.

May, 2016:
Edited book by DAKA advisory managing director entitled “Digital Divides: The New Challenges and Opportunities of e-Inclusion” featured in Academic Conferences and Publishing International newsletter; more information here.

May, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director moderates a High level Dialogue at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) entitled “Enabling a Trusted Connected World”; more information here.

May, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director moderates a thematic session at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) entitled “The Role of Web Accessibility in Digital Inclusion”; more information here.

April, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director to moderate a High level Dialogue at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) entitled “Enabling a Trusted Connected World”; more information here.

April, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director chairs the IQPC Cyber Security for Critical Information Infrastructure Asia event in Singapore; more information here.

April, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director to work on a smart cities project on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Hitachi.

March, 2016:
DAKA advisory managing director to moderate a thematic session at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) entitled “The Role of Web Accessibility in Digital Inclusion”; more information here.

February, 2016:
The European Internet Inclusion Initiative released a report primarily authored by DAKA advisory entitled “Web accessibility and the European Internet Inclusion Initiative”; more information here.

December, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director invited as a jury member for Oman’s Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in E-Government 2016; more information here.

December, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director contributes writing as an independent consultant to a report on e-commerce in Africa for the International Trade Centre (ITC); read it here.

December, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director attends the European Internet Inclusion Initiative (EIII) review meeting in Luxembourg; more information on the EIII here.

November, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director to chair the IQPC Cyber Security for Critical Information Infrastructure Asia event in Singapore in April, 2016; more information here.

October, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director to serve on the Programme Committee for the re-scheduled 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2015-16) in Uruguay; more information here.

September, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director moderates European Internet Inclusion Initiative (EIII) results event in Brussels, Belgium. More information on the EIII website here.

July, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director to author report on e-commerce for an international organization.

July, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director to author two articles on digital partnerships for The Economist Intelligence Unit.

June, 2015:
DAKA advisory research referenced in the IQPC Cybersecurity for Government Asia background report entitled “What is Driving Government Cybersecurity Spending in Asia”; the report can be found here.

May, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director chairs session at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva entitled “The e-Government Web Accessibility Divide and the European Internet Inclusion Initiative (EIII)”; read about it here.

April, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director authors report on “Land of Sweeping Change: Powering Australian Business towards a Connected Future” on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Telstra; read it here.

March, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director to co-chair the track on Citizen Participation and Inclusion at the 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2015) on November 3 through November 5 in Tunisia; more information here.

March, 2015:
DAKA advisory managing director contributed to the recently published Information Economy Report 2015 on e-commerce in developing countries from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); read it here.

January, 2015:
Now published: the essential book on digital divides and the new challenges and opportunities of e-inclusion edited by DAKA advisory; buy it in book stores around the world or directly from the publisher here.

November, 2014:
DAKA advisory managing director selected as guest blogger for EY’s “CIO’s bag of tricks” blog; read the post here.

October, 2014:
DAKA advisory managing director co-chairs session at ICEGOV2014 with Paul Hector, UNESCO, on “Building Knowledge Societies in Countries in Transition – Lessons from the Mekong Region.

October, 2014:
DAKA advisory managing director co-authors paper with Mikael Snaprud (Tingtun AS, Norway) on “The European e-Government Web Accessibility Divide” and presented it at ICEGOV2014.

October, 2014:
DAKA advisory managing director chairs session at ICEGOV2014 (the 8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance) in Guimarães, Portugal, on “The European Internet Inclusion Initiative (EIII).

September, 2014:
DAKA advisory chairs the IQPC Smart Data for Government event in London, UK.

September, 2014:
DAKA advisory authors report on “The future of broadband in South-East Asia” on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Huawei; read it here.

September, 2014:
DAKA advisory managing director comissioned by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to provide research on e-commerce.

July, 2014:
DAKA advisory authors report on “The G20 e-Trade Readiness Index” on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by eBay; read it here.

July, 2014:
DAKA advisory managing director co-authors paper with Mikael Snaprud and Kamyar Rasta (Tingtun AS, Norway) and Annika Nietzio (Forschungsinstitut Technologie und Behinderung (FTB), der Evangelischen Stiftung Volmarstein, Germany) on the “Benefits and Challenges of Combining Automated and User Testing to Enhance e-Accessibility – The European Internet Inclusion Initiative” for the 14th International Conference, ICCHP 2014, Paris, France, July 9-11, 2014; read more here.

July, 2014:
DAKA advisory to chair the Smart Data for Government event in London, UK, in September, 2014.

June, 2014:
DAKA advisory attends the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva, Switzerland.

May, 2014:
DAKA advisory participates in the Stockholm Internet Forum 2014 in Sweden.

April, 2014:
DAKA advisory moderates workshop and gives a presentation at the Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2014.

March, 2014:
DAKA advisory joins the Program Committee of ICEGOV2014 (the 8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance) in Guimarães, Portugal, organized by the University of Minho, Agência para a Modernização Administrativa, and the Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance, UNU-EGOV; read more here.

March, 2014:
DAKA advisory publishes “Digital development in Malaysia: An analysis of cyber threats and responses,” commissioned by the British High Commission in Kuala Lumpur on behalf of the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office; read it here (PDF).

March, 2014:
DAKA advisory to give presentation to the Singapore Business Group in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; read more here.

March, 2014:
DAKA advisory chairs the fourth annual Cyber Security for Government Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

February, 2014:
Book edited by DAKA advisory on cyber security in the public sector translated into simplified Chinese by National Defense Industry Press; view it here.

February, 2014:
DAKA advisory invited to participate in the Stockholm Internet Forum in Sweden.

January, 2014:
DAKA advisory is part of the European Internet Inclusion Initiative (EIII), which aims to improve accessibility to online services in order to enhance digital inclusion in Europe. The project is co-funded under the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (Grant agreement no: 609667). Read more about our efforts on the EIII website or contact us for more information.

January, 2014:
DAKA advisory to produce report on cyber security in Malaysia, commissioned by the British High Commission in Kuala Lumpur.

December, 2013:
DAKA advisory to chair the fourth annual Cyber Security for Government Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia;.

November, 2013:
DAKA advisory participates in webinar on cyber risk in banking, hosted by the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS); read more here.

November, 2013:
DAKA advisory managing director authors report on redefining the digital divide on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Huawei; read it here.

November, 2013:
DAKA advisory gives presentation at Huawei’s 2013 Global Mobile Broadband (MBB) Forum in London on redefining the digital divide on behalf of The Economist Intelligence Unit.

October, 2013:
DAKA advisory interviewed for article on cyber security in the Jakarta Globe; read it here.

October, 2013:
DAKA advisory authors report on cyber risk in banking on behalf of Longitude Research and sponsored by SAS; read it here.

October, 2013:
DAKA advisory participates in the 2013 OECD E-leaders High Level Meeting on E-Government; read more here.

September, 2013:
DAKA advisory managing director accepts invitation to serve another five-year term on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Information Technology and Politics.

August, 2013:
DAKA advisory commissioned to write a report on the politics of cyber security as it relates to the future of global ICT supply chains.

August, 2013:
DAKA advisory managing director accepts invitation to join Good Governance International (GGI) as a Senior Fellow.

July, 2013:
DAKA advisory participates in an invitation only Expert Group Meeting on “Governance, Public Administration and Information & Communication Technologies for Post 2015 Development” as part of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) High Level Segment Meetings at Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland; read more here.

June, 2013:
DAKA advisory participates in an invitation only workshop on building an open, safe and secure cyberspace as part of the European Commission’s Digital Agenda Assembly 2013 in Dublin, Ireland; read more here.

June, 2013:
DAKA advisory joins the Program Committee of ICEGOV2013 (the 7th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance) in Seoul, Republic of Korea, organized by the National Information Society Agency (NIA) and the Center for Electronic Governance at United Nations University; read more here.

June, 2013:
DAKA advisory gives presentation on e-government benchmarking and best practices at the Open Government Data (OGD) Workshop in Muscat, Oman.

May, 2013:
Book edited by DAKA advisory is reviewed by Security Management; read the review here.

May, 2013:
DAKA advisory chairs the High Level Dialogue on “Securing Cyberspace in a borderless world: Vision 2015 and Beyond” at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva, Switzerland, with panelists such as Dr. Hamadoun Toure, Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

April, 2013:
DAKA advisory gives a presentation on e-government measurement and moderates two panel discussions at the Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2013.

April, 2013:
DAKA advisory contributes to Economist Intelligence Unit report on “E-government in Europe, the Middle East and Africa: Expert views on the UN e-government survey”; read it here.

March, 2013:
DAKA advisory publishes “Meeting the cyber security challenge in Indonesia: An analysis of threats and responses,” commissioned by the British Embassy in Jakarta on behalf of the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office; read it here (PDF).

March, 2013:
DAKA advisory commissioned to write a report on cyber security and its implications on China.

February, 2013:
DAKA advisory is part of a task force contributing to a United Nations publication on “Guidelines on Open Government Data for Citizen Engagement”; read it here.

February, 2013
DAKA advisory concludes market research report on industrial paper in Vietnam.

January, 2013
DAKA advisory to produce report on cyber security in Indonesia, commissioned by the British Embassy in Jakarta.

January, 2013
DAKA advisory chairs the third annual Cyber Security for Government Asia conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

December, 2012
DAKA advisory gives presentation at the International Conference on Chinese Rule of Law: E-Government Development Index, in Hangzhou, China.

December, 2012
DAKA advisory’s Managing Director facilitates an Expert Group Meeting on e-government at the United Nations in New York.

November, 2012:
DAKA advisory gives keynote presentation at the Global E-Government Experts Workshop in Manama, Bahrain, at the request of the CEO of the eGovernment Authority (EGA) in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

October, 2012:
DAKA advisory publishes article on “Evolving e-government benchmarking to better cover technology development and emerging societal needs” together with the Danish Technological Institute, Denmark (Jeremy Millard) and Tingtun & University of Agder, Norway (Mikael Snaprud) as part of the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (Pages 430-439); read the paper here.

October, 2012:
DAKA advisory to prepare an overview paper on e-government in support of an Expert Group Meeting on e-government at the United Nations in New York.

October, 2012:
DAKA advisory gives keynote presentation at the Indonesia Information Security Forum (IISF) 2012 in Bandung, Indonesia, at the request of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology.

September, 2012:
DAKA advisory gives presentation on Smart policies to close the digital divide, on behalf of the Economist Intelligence Unit, at the 13th International Conference on Contemporary Conditions and Perspectives of IP Communications and IP Services in Moscow, Russia.

August, 2012:
DAKA advisory to advice Swedish Public Radio.

July, 2012:
DAKA advisory adds the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva, Switzerland, the UN specialized agency on ICTs, to growing list of clients.

July, 2012:
DAKA advisory provides research for the Global Food Security Index, an Economist Intelligence Unit publication.

June, 2012:
DAKA advisory authors a report on Smart policies to close the digital divide, an Economist Intelligence Unit publication; read it here.

May, 2012
DAKA advisory chairs the High Level Dialogue on the Governance of Cyberspace and Cyberpeace at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva, Switzerland, with panelists such as Dr. Hamadoun Toure, Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Mohd Noor Amin Chairman, Management Board, International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT), among others.

May, 2012:
DAKA advisory gives a presentation together with Third Millennium Governance and Tingtun AS at a Workshop on Future Government: A Global Perspective in Connection to Open Government Data and Citizen Engagement in conjunction with the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva, Switzerland.

May, 2012:
DAKA advisory AB, Third Millennium Governance and Tingtun AS establishes a network to deliver global experience in e-government measurement to local clients.

April, 2012:
DAKA advisory chairs the GovTech 2012 Asia conference in Singapore.

April, 2012:
DAKA advisory is recognized by Cornell University for its role in the United Nations 2012 global e-government survey; read the article here.

March, 2012:
DAKA advisory is recognized for its role in the United Nations 2012 global e-government survey; read the publication here.

January, 2012:
DAKA advisory chairs the Cyber Security for Government Asia 2012 conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

January, 2012:
DAKA advisory attends and writes executive summary for The Vietnam Summit in Hanoi, an event by Economist Conferences.

December, 2011:
Now published: the essential book on cyber security in the public sector edited by DAKA advisory; buy it book stores around the world or directly through the publisher here.

October, 2011:
DAKA advisory gives presentation at the Institute for Electronic Government at Macau SAR.

September, 2011:
DAKA advisory to lecture at the United Nations University in Macau SAR.

August, 2011:
DAKA advisory to hold workshop and speak at cyber security event organized by IQPC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

June, 2011:
DAKA advisory to write series of reports on cyber strength for the Economist Intelligence Unit.

May, 2011:
DAKA advisory’s Managing Director to serve as an adviser to Good Governance International (GGI), a California-based 501(c)(3) non-profit, on local e-governance in China.

April, 2011:
DAKA advisory gives presentation at Cornell University in support of the United Nations 2012 global e-government survey.

April, 2011:
DAKA advisory to advice the United Nations on its 2012 global e-government survey.

February, 2011:
DAKA advisory attends conference on cyber security in Bangkok, Thailand.

January, 2011:
DAKA advisory signs letter of engagement with Leopard Capital, a private equity company operating out of Cambodia.

December, 2010:
DAKA advisory’s Managing Director facilitates an Expert Group Meeting on e-government at the United Nations in New York.

October, 2010:
DAKA advisory to prepare an overview paper on e-government for the United Nations in New York.

September, 2010:
DAKA advisory adds The Economist Group to growing list of clients.

September, 2010:
DAKA advisory unveils its website.