Mitigating Covid-19 Impact on Small Businesses and Startups Using Digital Technologies

Kotevski, Zoran and Shijakova Kotevski, Aneta (2021) Mitigating Covid-19 Impact on Small Businesses and Startups Using Digital Technologies. In: International Conference on Applied Internet and Information Technlogies, October 15, 2021, Zrenjanin, Serbia.

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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic struck the world with fierceness unprecedented in more than a hundred years. Almost immediately after the outbreak, digital technologies were employed to directly fight the pandemic in manner of tracking the spread if the disease, monitoring the infected people, as well as managing the vaccination process. But, besides the primary global health concerns, there was a secondary impact, i.e. impact on the economy where small businesses and startups appeared to be the most vulnerable. Having this in mind, in this paper, we explore the possibilities of using digital technologies to mitigate the pandemic’s devastating impact on the most fragile economic entities. We compiled largely available digital systems that are immediately usable, affordable and appear to be quite adequate to help small businesses and startups survive the pandemic and even boost their income.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Engineering and Technology > Other engineering and technologies
Divisions: Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Depositing User: Prof. d-r. Zoran Kotevski
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2022 17:03
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2022 17:03
URI: http://eprints.uklo.edu.mk/id/eprint/6681

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