In the throes of a digital renaissance, Bangladesh, steered by the government's Digital Bangladesh initiative, has achieved a remarkable technological evolution. The nation has seen an uptick in internet connectivity, digital financial services, e-education, and e-commerce, with an entrepreneur-driven surge.
It needs to recognise both the challenges and the opportunities.
Older people in Bangladesh increasingly becoming a part of the social media landscape
Launching digital banks could be a major positive milestone for the nation, but it could also turn into a digital nightmare.
Many organisations worldwide have embarked on their digital transformation journey through cloud adoption. Leading organisations in Bangladesh are also transforming their businesses rapidly through cloud adoption and by building digital enterprises.
Bangladesh has set its target to go beyond becoming a digitalised nation and so it needs to ensure proper policy framework to realise its “Smart Bangladesh” vision, said Vivek Sood, joint acting group chief executive officer of Axiata Group
Bangladesh routinely ranked as one of the leading countries favoured by employers and was the 8th largest exporter of online labour in 2019, according to a Payoneer survey. Furthermore, freelancers in Bangladesh are estimated to generate more than US $100 million annually, according to the ICT Division