Championing Female Tech Leaders of the Future
Only one in six tech specialists in the UK are female, with only one in 10 of those being in leadership positions. Regardless of increasing efforts by some companies to improve, it’s clear female representation in the technology sector is still seriously lagging...Read More
For Retailers, Stakeholder Engagement Will Shape Holiday Season Success or Failure
While most of the high-tech, operational changes that will help the holiday season are already underway, companies hoping to drive traffic to their brick and mortar locations should now take the time to focus on stakeholder communication and engagement. For retailers, agility in communications, especially with and by employees, will make it easier to close out the year coming back stronger...Read More
China’s 5G Rollout: How Foreign Companies Can Benefit
By 2025, China is likely to be the world’s largest 5G market, with both public and private sector organizations in market demonstrating that virtually any industry can benefit from it. A glimpse at China’s 5G progress and applications can help foreign companies to understand how they can become part of the story...Read More
What China’s Blockchain Development Means for Foreign MNCs
The integration of digital innovation with economic advancement has long been a key focus of China’s development strategy. Yet the unprecedented disruptions brought by COVID-19 has given fresh impetus to how technological innovation can be leveraged to boost China’s post-pandemic recovery and increase the nation’s economic resilience...Read More
Maintaining Public Trust Through Responsible Privacy Practices
The aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis will inevitably feature renewed efforts to protect the privacy of individuals...Read More
France, Germany and Illegal Content Online: Where to, Europe?
Regulating big tech is complex. But establishing harmonized and consistent tech regulation across Europe is even harder and the recent developments around online hate speech prove that. While the French constitutional court rejected, on June 18, a new law combating hate speech online, Germany is determined to double down on the issue by strengthening its existing legislation. These diverging national developments deepen the conundrum European lawmakers are facing in the digital realm, making it harder for the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, to design its new key digital legislation on platform liability: the Digital Services Act (DSA)...Read More
Mapping Digital Transformation in India During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has nudged Indian decision makers to escalate their focus on harnessing technology in various sectors. Recently, newer technology solutions have helped achieve key results in crucial issues and segments like healthcare, food security, education and supply chain in the entire manufacturing space...Read More
Will COVID-19 Be the Catalyst for an E-learning Revolution?
The COVID-19 crisis has proved that while it’s possible to provide the vast majority of learning virtually—and schools and universities around the world should be given huge credit for achieving what they have in such a short space of time—the sudden and complete shift to e-learning has put significant pressure on the families of school-aged children...Read More