Use of IT during the coronavirus crisis
The fight against the Covid-19 coronavirus goes through the use of proven technologies that we have, but that we have not used due to corporate blockages. We are talking about simple tools like the telephone, the video and the Internet. But it takes political will. You have to have the courage to face the old corporate culture – the government seems to have started to get the message in telemedicine. But we will have to go much further in all areas. The Chinese saw this crisis as an opportunity to accelerate the digitization of their economy and develop products and services that will then be sold in export markets. To know more, listen to Jean-Guy Rens’ column on Radio VM dated March 23, 2020.