|2023||Position Paper on EU AI Act and future Irish regulatory regime||Position paper adresses DBI's main concerns with regard to the European Commission’s Draft AI Act and subsequent negotiations at the EU Council and Parliament. The position paper also serves to highlight DBI’s thoughts on a good AI regulatory regime for online businesses in Ireland||Download|
|2023||Submission to the DETE Statement of Strategy 2023 – 2025||Policy paper outlining DBI's suggestions for the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment's Statement of strategy 2023 - 2025||Download|
|2023||Tech Companies to Watch in 2023||This eBooklet profiles five emerging eCommerce enterprises, asking them about their ambitions for 2023, and where they see the future of the sector heading during the year.||Download|
|2022||HARNESS DIGITAL, POWER GROWTH eBOOK||Featuring useful and actionable insights from our partners on how to implement an effective digital strategy!||Download|
|2022||DIGITAL INSIGHTS SERIES H1 2022||"In relation to purchases of retail goods in the last six months which of the following have you done?"||Download|
|2022||'RIGHT TO REPAIR' POSITION PAPER||DBI made the views of its members known to best inform the government’s approach and implementation at both EU and national level on the subject of ‘Right to Repair’.||Download|
|2022||INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY EBOOK||"Empowering Enterprise, Furthering Females", the eBook includes profiles of women who work at the helm of a number of businesses, including Permanent TSB, Checkout.com, and Orbidal.||Download|
|2022||DIGITAL INSIGHTS SERIES Q3||Do you consider the sustainability credentials of who you are buying from when shopping online?||Download|
|2022||DIGITAL INSIGHTS SERIES Q2||When shopping online how often would you make an effort to purchase from Irish websites?||Download|
|2022||DIGITAL INSIGHTS SERIES Q1||How will the proportion of goods you buy online change in 2022?||Download|
|2022||POSITION PAPER ON TARGETED ADVERTISING IN THE DSA||DBI welcomes the objectives of the Commission’s DSA proposal to introduce further transparency obligations regarding online advertising for intermediary service providers.||Download|
|2022||PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION|
& BUSINESS IN A DIGITAL ERA
|“While everyone across the country is focusing on doing their very best during this crisis, there are others that want to take advantage of the pandemic via cyberspace, the online environment in which all of us now live and work..”||Download|
|2022||A GUIDE TO BECOMING|
A SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS
|Sustainability is one of the most pressing issues of our time and Digital Business Ireland in collaboration with SustainabilityWorks Ireland, and proudly supported by permanent tsb, is delighted to launch our SME Guide to Becoming a Sustainable Business with Damien English T.D.|
This comes at a crucial time; with consumer trends shifting, the demand for ethical and green products continues to grow. Coupled with these new demands, digital tools are empowering consumers to make more ethical choices when purchasing goods and services.
|2021||THE DIGITAL BUSINESS IRELAND – PERMANENT TSB AWARDS FINALISTS||The Digital Business Ireland – permanent tsb Digital Awards celebrate the very best of digital businesses in Ireland and reward websites and people across a number of sectors to reflect the online world that businesses now inhabit, trade and communicate in.||Download|
|2021||TIPPING POINT 2021||The .IE Tipping Point Report 2021: Irish e-commerce and digital business in the Covid vaccine era, in partnership with Digital Business Ireland assessed the attitudes and responses to the Covid-19 pandemic of 1,000 Irish consumers and 500 retail and consumer-facing professional services SMEs.||Download|
|2021||KEY RETAIL TRENDS 2021||Below you will find a guide DBI has compiled to the developments expected in the retail sector over the course of 2021 as the pandemic and other factors continue to influence consumer behaviour.||Download|
|2021||CLICK & COLLECT -A BEST PRACTICE GUIDE ||As a business you must ensure that your staff and customers maintain social distancing guidelines as laid out by government.|
This simple guide gives you some useful advice on maintaining a safe and efficient click and collect service during the pandemic.
|2021||15 STEPS TO SAFE ONLINE SHOPPING||With the increased volume of online shopping, it’s important that consumers understand the potential security risks and know how to protect themselves and their information.|
Below you can download a one page guide with 15 steps to shopping safely online.
|2020||RECOMMENDATIONS TO GOVERNMENT|
RE: COVID-19 (MARCH 2020)
|The Covid-19 pandemic, which is engulfing our world, has brought to the fore the pressing need for an omnichannel, bricks and clicks approach to business. Consequently, supports for this integrated business model must become an elevated priority in policy-makers minds in order to offset the worst excesses of business disruption.|
Click below to view our March 2020 recommendations to government.
|2020||DIGITAL MARKETING – THE FUNDAMENTALS||In order to create an effective Digital Marketing strategy, you must first fully comprehend the customer value journey. With the popularity of online sales channels evolving at a rate never seen before, businesses need to be aware that consumer-loyalty is not guaranteed.||Download|
|2020||REMOTE WORKING GUIDANCE CONSULTATION SUBMISSION||DBI provides a range of services to its membership to include training and events, networking opportunities, general advisory, insights, advocacy and public policy development all which facilitates digital businesses grow, thrive and achieve their ambitions.|
In that vein, DBI’s internal HR Committee, after consulting the membership, compiled the details contained in this submission which is in response to the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation’s public consultation call for proposals on remote working during COVID-19.
|2020||TOWARDS A DIGITAL FUTURE||Irish society and the economy has experienced a tumultuous 2020 and the ongoing global pandemic that is Covid-19 will have a transformative and ongoing effect on how we currently do business and how it is conducted into the future. However, even within the confines of the uncertain outcome of the current pandemic, there are specific trends and opportunities emerging.|
Click below to view our pre-Budget 2021 submission.