COVID-19: Global Study Found Huge Business Disruptions

COVID-19: Global Study Found Huge Business Disruptions

Enterprises around the globe are bracing themselves for major disruptions — 63% of study respondents say COVID-19 is having ‘somewhat of a negative impact’ on overall business operations, while nearly 16% report an ‘extremely negative’ impact.

via S&P Global

Why Savvy Digital Business Growth Leadership Matters

Why Savvy Digital Business Growth Leadership Matters

“Without changing the hearts and minds of the organization and helping all employees see themselves in the new digital version of the company, it will be hard to drive lasting change, even on the back of such a monumental crisis like COVID-19.”

via Knowledge@Wharton

How to Secure Smart Cities from Cyber Threats

How to Secure Smart Cities from Cyber Threats

“The cyber-risk to smart cities is compounded as a result of the dramatic proliferation of so-called “endpoints” at the edge of municipal networks and as gateways to the cloud. These are not just more notebook computers, tablets and smartphones but novel forms of sensor-based, “intelligent” systems and devices.”

via World Economic Forum

Healthcare Providers Accelerate Shift to Telehealth Model

Healthcare Providers Accelerate Shift to Telehealth Model

Healthcare providers, historically slow to pursue digital transformation, are being forced to jump on the bandwagon. Telehealth will meet the demands being placed on the healthcare ecosystem by COVID-19 and accelerate investment in digital technologies.

via Everest Group

COVID-19: How Mobile Service Providers Have Responded

COVID-19: How Mobile Service Providers Have Responded

Mobile network operators in the U.S. are waving some data service fees and increasing data allowances for certain mobile plans, as well as implementing low-cost data plans targeting consumers that previously were not heavy mobile data users.

via ACG Research

COVID-19: Digital Transformation Creates Opportunity

COVID-19: Digital Transformation Creates Opportunity

“The outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic has showcased the value of IT and Digital Transformation, and savvy leaders of forward-looking organizations will now accelerate the transition, according to the findings in two recent surveys of senior executives in China.”

via Digital Lifescapes

COVID-19: Evolving Role for The Internet of Things

COVID-19: Evolving Role for The Internet of Things

With the global economy in a tailspin, technology providers within the IoT ecosystem are looking for ways to use their skills, software platforms, infrastructure, and connectivity platforms to help fight both the economic and health problems associated with COVID-19.

via GlobalData