A Defining Moment

COVID-19 and Digital Transformation in Hungary

4 June 2020

A lot of people are forced to change careers during the pandemic crisis. Could this crisis be a wake-up call and adapt our way of thinking about digital transformation?

Hungary may have jumped ahead ten years in the slow process of digital transformation in the workplace and in education as an effect of the coronavirus pandemic crisis. To discuss this sudden change, we asked two Hungarian experts about the challenges the country faces in the era of Industry 4.0.

Adrián Angyal is a Cybersecurity & Privacy Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), while Árpád Rab is an Associate Professor at the Corvinus University of Budapest.

Automation, digitalisation were hot topics even before the coronavirus, there were many predictions about how these processes will affect the job market in the near future. Does this crisis speed up or slow down the changes brought by Industry 4.0?

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Bence Bámer

#DemocraCE Fellow. Freelance journalist, editor and videographer

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