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  • Green innovation in Bangladesh

    In the past few years, Bangladesh has been going through a digital revolution. Its economy is growing at 7%, and soon we'll be citizens of a middle-income country.

  • Technological Development in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh's tech: from importer to manufacturer

    Bangladesh is emerging as a digital device manufacturing country in the global technological sector.

  • Big Open Data & Bangladesh

    Late January news broke that big data sourced from the fitness devices was unwittingly giving away the aerial locations of secret US Army bases in places like Kandahar, Afghanistan.

  • E-waste: Is it likely to kill us?

    If you're reading this article on a screen, be it your desktop or laptop or smartphone – or any electronic device – sooner or later, you will be contributing to e-waste.

  • Leadership for today's Digital Bangladesh

    Business leaders are responsible for growing their business, by navigating through a myriad of disruptive forces that are constantly changing the business landscape.

  • Digital Bangladesh Vision 2020

    Transforming the healthcare sector for Digital Bangladesh 2020

    Healthcare sector of a nation is instrumental to the quality of life there. Healthcare in Bangladesh is a sector that has always been riddled with infrastructural difficulties, given the nation's robust population.

  • Local Access to Information (a2i) model goes global

    Even the biggest private hospitals inside the city have no centralised record-keeping system through which a patient's past history can be accessed.

  • Make transportation women-friendly

    While we talk about how uncomfortable and frustrating Dhaka’s transportation system is, we place minimum emphasis on the plight of female citizens commuting around the city.

  • The social impact of technology

    Those of us who have been keeping up with the tech scene in major countries like USA, know the frustration associated with the snail-pace at which our country adopts technology.

  • Robots are taking all our jobs

    Robots are taking all our jobs

    I watched Black Mirror till 3AM last night while I hugged my blanket and prayed that technology doesn't turn the world into what the show portrays.

  • Towards building an inclusive workforce

    Due to the evolution of global workplace, the next worldwide emerging market are women. In Bangladesh the rate of female labour participation stands at 41.4%.

  • Internet banking in Bangladesh

    Internet banking in Bangladesh

  • Making the most out of the internet

    Internet plays an integral role in our everyday lives. Apart from international services, several national services have already popped up in Bangladesh which give more and more utilities from the internet.

  • E-commerce Market in Bangladesh

    E-commerce: Is it truly safe?

    With the advent of fast internet connections in our country, the e-commerce sector has boomed. Every day, a huge number of transactions occur as businesses conduct their operations without even meeting their clients face to face. But is this method of conducting business truly safe and secured?

  • 4G in Bangladesh

    4G in Bangladesh

  • Bitcoin

    Cryptocurrency: Should you jump on the bandwagon?

    Cryptocurrency was first introduced to the masses as a form of digital money; emphasising on the point that the future is cash-free.

  • Bangladesh ICT & Telecom in Numbers

    Bangladesh ICT & Telecom in Numbers

  • Inside Walton's Mega Computer Factory

    There was a time when Bangladesh was solely depended on importing computer machineries from abroad. Back in 1990s the industry started to grow, import started to go up and we still were solely dependent on importing to

  • Boom in ICT exports

    Boom in ICT exports

    You'll certainly raise an eyebrow once you learn that Bangladesh is now exporting software and ICT related products to more than 50 countries around the globe, and some of them are developed countries.