e-Competence Framework: the SME way through the European standard on digital competences

Europe, similarly to many countries around the world, is facing a severe shortage of IT professionals. As technology is pervasive in every area of work and life, this gap and mismatch of digital skills could negatively impact on growth, competitiveness and innovation on the continent. Wherever we look, digital is at the forefront of agendas; it affects the vast majority of jobs and radically changes labour markets.