• Welcome to e-Estonia: Where Virtual Residents Outnumber Newborns

    11 days ago - By iMF Direct

    By IMFBlog
    September 14, 2018
    Skype headquarters, Tallinn, Estonia: Skype was created in Estonia in 2003
    Estonians jokingly refer to themselves as e-Estonians, says Siim Sikkut, Estonia's Chief Information Officer. But if ever a nickname were spot on, this might be it. Almost anything can be done digitally, Sikkut says. “It has penetrated into nearly all aspects of life we lead: as a citizen, an entrepreneur, a government official,” he explains. In this podcast , Sikkut talks about Estonia's road to becoming a digital nation.
    It turns out, becoming e-Estonia was all about efficiency...
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