Entries by Jonas Bärtschi

Algorithms and Natural Language Processing in the Public Sector – A Review of the Transform Conference 2023

The theme of TRANSFORM 2023, which took place on 3 May 2023 in Bern City Hall, was “artificial intelligence in the public sector”. Machine learning, chatbots, natural language processing and other methods based on artificial intelligence offer many opportunities, but also certain risks for public authorities. Where are we today with the application of AI? […]

When the public sector authorities use foreign cloud providers for data storage

Digital sovereignty is one of three annual focus topics of the “Digital Switzerland Strategy”. It is about the question of how dependencies in the digital world can be reduced. One concrete application is the public authority cloud: Is a Swiss administration allowed to store its data with a foreign cloud provider? Yes, concludes a panel […]