All over the globe, digital transformation is opening new paths for women. In Indonesia, more and more are taking the opportunities for independence it offers to open a business. But how do young founders cope with the challenges posed by the role?
The 2008 financial crisis spread distrust in banks and sped up the acceptance of new kinds of money. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin now promise to provide transparent, democratic alternatives. Startups in the Philippines are disrupting old structures.
Findings from the Digital Transformation 2020 survey show that companies identified by their executives as well along the road to digital transformation were three times more likely to achieve revenue growth in the last year. This may not seem particularly surprising given the boom we have seen in artificial intelligence, data analytics, and connected technology – all enthusiastically co-opted by industry to drive bottom-line growth.
The COVID-19 outbreak is a tragedy that will have widespread and long-lasting implications for humanity and our global economy. Now, it’s imperative for enterprises to build in the necessary operational resiliency to survive this new reality. The COVID-19 pandemic has showcased the value of IT and digital transformation and organizations should use this time to accelerate the transition.
The global outbreak of the new Coronavirus brought to our attention an inconvenient truth about influenza: The seasonal flu kills between 291,000 to 645,000 people worldwide each year. Still, a December 2019 survey found that 37% of US adults did not intend to get a flu shot.
The Digital Revolution. Once again, society stands at the precipice of a new global economy, a new workforce, a new everything. In this new-age revolution, data is the cornerstone, human stewards are more critical than ever and the hourglass of adoption is shrinking. Disputes over the ownership, management and use of data command a global stage, influencing new legislature, impacting international relations, determining corporate survival and introducing a new concept of global currency. Human beings are and will remain, the single biggest factor in successful artificial intelligence, automation, and analytics. Corporations and global economies need to harness the power of both to stand any chance at surviving their shrinking half-life and fueling prosperity in the Digital Revolution. Let’s explore why.