Digitalization in New Zealand small and medium sized enterprises: A longitudinal case study of an early childhood center

Status: Current

Dates: 2021 - 2023

Māori Relevant Content: No

Project Abstract

Digitalization or digital transformation is shaping the contemporary enterprises ranging from multi-national corporations to small enterprises. With the adoption and implementation of digital technologies, organizations expect to achieve both process innovation (e.g., cost reduction, efficiency improvement) and outcome innovation (e.g., product innovation or business innovation). The current COVID-19 pandemic further accelerates the adoption of digital technologies which leads to the new wave of digital transformation across the world. Recently, Te Whare Kohungahunga o UC | Early Childhood Learning Centre (ECLC) at the University of Canterbury ( is launching a digitalization project with the adoption of digital artefacts (i.e., iPads) and digital platforms (i.e., DISCOVER,, and StoryPark, Against this background, I initiate this research, investigating the digital transformation process of ECLC using bo

Researchers - UC Staff

Subject Area: Disciplines