Digital transformation as a factor of ensuring country competitiveness: Moldova case analysis

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Daiva Bickauske
Saulius Kromalcas
Zaneta Simanaviciene
Larysa Sergiienko
Tetiana Baranovska
صندلی اداری


The digital transformation is now a reality in Moldova, as Moldova has begun to transfer social, legal, and civil service delivery online. Sped-up digitalization can be expected to create new business models and opportunities for digital jumping in traditional industries. The Coronavirus crisis has highlighted the need for support and investments in digital transformation and effective digital governance, especially to guarantee the continuity and delivery of core government functions. The digital transformation is changing not just business models but the methods of production and distribution and the industry's competitiveness. Further analysis has been made to generate specific steps/recommendations regarding the digitization of the Moldova industry. The interview with experts who work closely in digitalization or competitiveness was done, and the SWOT analysis was done. Based on the research made, the recommendations for Moldova were prepared and presented in this article.


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Daiva Bickauske, Mykolas Romeris University

Ph.D. student in Economics. Her area to research is Assessment the Impact of Industrial Digitization on State Economic Security. She is an expert in business advisory services and innovation support services with more than 10 years’ experience of implementing innovation support projects for companies and research institutions. Scientific interests: Industry digitalization, economic security, digital transformation, Economics.

Saulius Kromalcas, Mykolas Romeris University

Ph.D. student in Economics. He is a member of Union of Young Scientists. Scientists interests: Economic security, regional competitiveness; Digital, destination and personal marketing. Saulius has 10 years lecturing experience and knowledge on Economic Security and marketing field. He teaches disciplines taught: Economics, project management, strategic marketing. Scientific interests: economic security, city competitiveness, Economics. 

Zaneta Simanaviciene, Mykolas Romeris University

Professor, Head of Laboratory Business Innovation. Professor of Social sciences at Mykolas Romeris University,  She has more than 40 years of experience in delivery of business regulation, supervision, economic security. She specialized in economic security and business policy. She teaches disciplines taught: economic security, business policy, corporate social responsibility. Scientific interests: economic security, business policy, corporate social responsibility. Author of more than 100 scientific works. Web of Science ResearcherID W-3675-2019. 

Larysa Sergiienko, Zhytomyr Polytechnic State University

Ph.D. in Public Administration, Associate Professor at the Department of Economic Security, Public Administration

Tetiana Baranovska , Zhytomyr Polytechnic State University

Ph.D. in Economics, Associate Professor of the Department of Economic Security, Public Management and Administration, candidate of economic sciences, associate professor. Lecturer of the following subjects: Strategic management, project management, management of financial and economic security, financial analysis, analytical support for management decisions. Scientific interests: analytical support for making managerial decisions; theory and practice of economic activity analysis; state financial control over planning and financing of the security and defense sector. Researcher ID :   M-7351-2018 


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