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CES 2020: Consumer Technologies Industry Outlook

CES 2020: Consumer Technologies Industry Outlook

“Most discussions are likely to be centered on how companies in automotive, health, and smart home industries plan to leverage AI, automation and robotics to launch new offerings and experiences.”

via Forrester

Distributed Ledger Innovation: Beyond the Hype


“Another year has rolled on by, and while many things in the blockchain space have changed, a lot remains the same. 2019 saw a continued cooling of indiscriminate funding and a renewed focus on quality over hype.”

via World Economic Forum

2020 Transformation Maps – Strategic Intelligence from WEF


The World Economic Forum has developed its Strategic Intelligence capabilities to help make sense of the complex forces driving transformational change across economies, industries, and global issues.

via World Economic Forum

Hybrid IT Nirvana: Digital Growth + Digital Trust

Hybrid IT Nirvana: Digital Growth + Digital Trust

Leveraging the inherent benefits of cloud service offerings, organizations are now focused on the potential of utilizing IT infrastructure for innovation, process improvement, streamlined operations, entering new markets, and the creation of a preemptive response to potential disruption by new tech start-ups.

via Business Technology Roundtable

International Money Transfer Innovation Gains Momentum


According to the latest worldwide market study by Juniper Research, global international digital money transfer transaction volume will reach 2 billion by 2024 — that’s up from 1.1 billion in 2019.

via Digital Lifescapes

How Tech Clusters Impact Economic Development

How Tech Clusters Impact Economic Development

Tech clusters like Silicon Valley play a central role in modern innovation, business competitiveness, and economic performance. What constitutes a tech cluster, how do they function internally, and can policymakers purposefully foster them?

via Harvard Business School

Digital Trust: Why IT Hardware Security Matters

Digital Trust: Why IT Hardware Security Matters

“As the world becomes increasingly reliant on advanced technologies for economic growth and national security, implicit trust in hardware becomes an untenable option. Ultimately, hardware is the foundation for digital trust.”

via World Economic Forum