September 2021 - Digital Ethics

Digital for the Common Good: Call for Contributions

Call for contributions from eco member companies and specialists on taking responsibility for ethical digital transformation.

Socially Responsible Digitalization: Call for Contributions

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 How can digital transformation be shaped to benefit society as a whole?

Digital solutions have the potential to make the world a better place. Unfortunately, as with any tool, beneficial results cannot be assumed. Instead, ensuring the powerful technologies are employed and optimized for the benefit of society requires the development of ethical guidelines, best practices, boundaries to acceptable behavior, and the maintenance or updating of these to fit changing conditions.

For the Issue on Digital Responsibility in January 2022, dotmagazine welcomes articles from members, partners, and customers of the eco Association/DE-CIX Group that showcase how the digital society and digital economy of today and tomorrow can be enhanced and protected so that it can thrive.

Submission date: 17 December 2021

Contributions can take the form of:

  • Articles offering advice or tips & tricks (link to template)
  • Case studies (link to template)
  • Interviews

Topic areas:

Society:

  • E-health
  • Digital education and education for a digital future
  • Digitalization and sustainability
  • Diversity in Tech

Infrastructure

  • Narrowing the digital divide
  • Operating critical infrastructure
  • Abuse prevention/mitigation

Business:

  • Approaches to new work and developing work-life balance
  • Achieving an inclusive approach to digitalization and automation in companies
  • Corporate Digital Responsibility (CDR)

Framework Conditions

  • Data protection, privacy, and security in a digital world
  • Regulation and self-regulation in dealing with innovation

 

You have a related burning topic that doesn’t fit into the categories above? Talk to us! dotmagazine@eco.de

Please note: your contribution should not be too technical – the focus should be more on the strategic level.

 

  • Given that the goal of the eco Association – as publisher of dotmagazine – is the responsible shaping of the Internet, promoting diversity is in our deepest interest. To boost the profile of women in the Internet industry, we are particularly keen to have the voices of women heard in our industry insights. We therefore especially welcome articles, quotes, and case studies which are (co-)written by, feature or quote Women in Tech.
  • For information on dotmagazine style requirements, please see the eco Guidelines for Contributors. By submitting a contribution to dotmagazine, you agree to these guidelines.
  • For the purposes of planning, please contact dotmagazine@eco.de before submitting a contribution.
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