Value Creation – The Importance of Digital Data

Value Creation

If you asked a room of executives to define ‘digital’ within their business, you would probably get a lot of different answers from marketing, product, and IT. The reality is that they would all be somewhat correct, digital strategy now permeates all aspects of a business’s operations. Everyone should own a digital strategy, no matter […]

Women in Technology and Data

women in tech

There is a need for more women to enter the technology and data industry, especially since the rise in the digital age following the COVID-19 pandemic. It is no secret that men outnumber women in the IT and telecommunications sectors; within tech and data, the ratio is roughly five to one. We should work towards […]

Trends in Electric Vehicles Markets

Tesla (TSLA) stock rose more than 12% last month to settle at $1,025, driven by two pieces of positive news: Hertz just placed a record order of 100,000 Tesla for its fleet, and Morgan Stanley auto analyst Adam Jonas recently increased his price forecast on Tesla to $1,200 per share. Tesla (TSLA) crossed the $1 […]

eCommerce and DTC Trends in the United States

Amazon

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the world around us in many ways. For a time, the pandemic diverted consumers away from physical establishments and accelerated the adoption of eCommerce in the process. During lockdowns, eCommerce companies had a strategic advantage over brick-and-mortar establishments because they quickly adapted to new market conditions. IBM estimates that the pandemic has […]

Bouncing Back: Hospitality and Leisure in the UK, USA and Europe

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the vital importance of the hospitality and leisure industry to the global economy. When the pandemic rapidly spread across the globe, nations had to take drastic steps to protect their citizens. Lockdowns and travel restrictions ground the hospitality and leisure industries to a halt, leading to millions of job losses worldwide. […]

The Transformation of Business Services

small business

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the business world. Hundreds of thousands of businesses globally had to shut their doors as the virus spread across the globe. Out of the chaos came thousands of new small businesses as people lost their jobs to the pandemic and looked for new ways to generate income. All enterprises, […]

EdTech is Fuelling the Future of Work and Learning

EdTech

2020 was a breakout year for EdTech.  Global EdTech venture capital firms raised a staggering $16.1 billion in 2020 as students of all age groups and nationalities continued their education remotely. At the beginning of the pandemic, almost 1.4 billion students, who make up approximately 80% of learners worldwide, were impacted by school closures. Online […]

DTC and B2B: The Changing Consumer Landscape

DTC

The process of selling products is changing, and it’s changing quickly.  In the words of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, “we’ve seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months”, and it has had a significant impact on how businesses sell products. Even as countries ease COVID-19 related restrictions, online shopping remains dominant. This trend […]

CPaaS: The Customer Experience Revolution

CPaaS

The COVID-19 pandemic instigated significant shifts in a wide variety of sectors. Many industries saw the pandemic expedite technological advancements in their field, changing how both businesses operate and customers operate and behave. In the new normal, companies must offer their customers a smooth digital experience, and it holds almost as much weight as the […]

Sectors Buoyed by COVID-19: Which Will Plateau Post-Pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused dramatic shifts in consumer demand and behaviour across the globe. In our previous article, we explored the sectors that are forecast to grow post-pandemic. Many of the sectors which are expected to see continued growth centre around technology. SaaS, digital health, mental health or wellbeing apps, eCommerce and digital marketing […]