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Technology as a service has the potential to generate significant growth opportunities for any industry. It offers sustainable outcomes, specific to each industry. Offering as-a-service requires the overhaul of a company’s business and digital transformation strategy but yields significant benefits for all. With Earth Day coming up on Thursday (22 April), and President Biden poised to host …

Businesses are increasingly leveraging cloud technologies to increase scalability, security and efficiency. But progress has been lacking at achieving impact at scale. Cloud transformation requires deep expertise and operating model change. More than 90% of businesses are leveraging cloud technologies and have started migrating applications to leverage the scalability, security and efficiency that the cloud provides. But …

During 2020, many traditional standards and realities changed, resulting in widespread changes impacting all operational levels. It is no longer sufficient to rely on your storefront as your only revenue source. Nor can you guarantee that employees can always show up at your office to ask a question or give the sales team a call. …

The hottest jobs for 2021 can all be done remotely, according to LinkedIn’s analysis of work trends in 15 countries. It predicts 150 million new technology jobs in the next five years. 84% of employers plan to expand remote working, according to a World Economic Forum report. The digital revolution means a career change for …

Agriculture’s impact on the planet is massive and relentless. Roughly 40 per cent of the Earth’s suitable land surface is used for cropland and grazing. The number of domestic animals far outweighs remaining wild populations. Every day, more primary forest falls against a tide of crops and pasture and each year an area as large …

Most new businesses don’t make it. In fact, 74% of startups that try to scale too quickly fail, according to a 2011 study by The Startup Genome. Scaling your startup for long-term success is critical. But when is the best time to scale, and what is the best way to do it? “Frequently, the difference …

COVID-19 has highlighted society’s reliance on digital connectivity, whilst exposing the access inequalities of developing countries. The tech industry is uniquely positioned to broaden digital access through 5G cloud-based storage solutions which could significantly lower the cost of devices. The Edison Alliance, a joint initiative between Verizon and the World Economic Forum, aims to prioritize …

During 2020 a record level of investment was pumped into technology companies despite the widespread economic uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic. In Europe alone, some $41bn was invested into technology startups as venture capitalists sought out the next hottest prospect. Collaboration, cloud and ecommerce companies have benefited from the accelerated digital disruption in 2020. But what’s …

A new study of more than 1,200 individuals found that time spent with digital technology during adolescence has little impact on long-term use, suggesting that worries about widespread tech addiction may be overblown. Parental limits on youth tech use had no lasting impact on use in adulthood. “Put your phone away!” “No more video games!” …

Researchers have developed the first technology capable of sending digital information, such as a photo or password, by touching a surface with your finger. Instead of inserting a card or scanning a smartphone to make a payment, what if you could simply touch the machine with your finger? A prototype developed by Purdue University engineers …