To cater to shifting opportunities and requests from society, SCDI organizes part of its operations into strategic initiatives. At present, the following initiatives are active.

BlockchainLab (BLAB) is an initiative to cater to the growing interest surrounding blockchain technology. The lab is directed by Juho Lindman and involves both industry-, researcher- and student collaboration. For further information, please visit www.scdi.se/blab.

Funding for blockchains in the public sector

SCDI researchers under the leadership of Juho Lindman have been approved funding for a major project within Interreg. The project aims to develop knowledge and blockchain based applications for the public sector, and is based on a collaboration…
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Blockchain for the public sector

Dr Juho Lindman participated in a seminar on the use of blockchains within the public sector. The event was organized by the policy think-tank SNS. The seminar contained lessons learned from the private sector, and a discussion on how this may…
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Pre-ICIS workshop on blockchain in the public sector

Juho Lindman and Dina Koutsikouri just got an accept for organizing a pre-workshop for ICIS 2018 in San Fransisco. The workshop will focus on blockchain and smart contract use within the public sector, and is based on empirical work in Swed…

Digital Government Consortium (DGC) is an initiative for accelerated digitalization of the public sector. The consortium involves collaboration between universities and public sector organizations on the basis of a tool mor measuring digital maturity. For further information, please visit www.digitalforvaltning.se.

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SCDI @ Royal Holloway

Johan Magnusson visited Royal Holloway University of London for meetings with faculty and a lecture in the Information Systems Security masters program. The discussions focused on future collaborations within SCDI such as PhD exchange programs…
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SCDI @ Swedish Public Employment Service

SCDI held a session for co-workers and managers at the Swedish Public Employment Service in Stockholm. The session focused on digitalisation and the need for increased digital innovation within the public sector, as well as the strive for increased…
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Digital Governance @ Sundsvall Municipality

SCDI took part in a discussion concerning future research collaboration with the municipality of Sundsvall. Sundsvall is in the midst of a digital transformation initiative and a user of DiMiOS, and the discussion focused on how said collaboration…

Industry Digital Maturity is an initiative for accelerated digitalization of the private sector. The initiative centers around an adoption of DiMiOS for the private sector, which makes it possible to measure and manage digital maturity. For further information, please visit www.dimo.se.

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SCDI @ Royal Holloway

Johan Magnusson visited Royal Holloway University of London for meetings with faculty and a lecture in the Information Systems Security masters program. The discussions focused on future collaborations within SCDI such as PhD exchange programs…
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SCDI @ Swedish Public Employment Service

SCDI held a session for co-workers and managers at the Swedish Public Employment Service in Stockholm. The session focused on digitalisation and the need for increased digital innovation within the public sector, as well as the strive for increased…
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Digital Governance @ Sundsvall Municipality

SCDI took part in a discussion concerning future research collaboration with the municipality of Sundsvall. Sundsvall is in the midst of a digital transformation initiative and a user of DiMiOS, and the discussion focused on how said collaboration…