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Telepresence: Post-Pandemic Digital Lifescapes in America

Telepresence: Post-Pandemic Digital Lifescapes in America

“If white-collar workers are told the downtown office is forever optional, some will take their superstar-city jobs out of superstar cities. That much is obvious. But these shifts, even if they are initially moderate, could lead to more surprising and significant changes to America’s cultural, economic, and political future.”

via The Atlantic

Remote Work: The Vehicle Traffic Reduction Benefits

Remote Work: The Vehicle Traffic Reduction Benefits

There are 273.6 million vehicles registered in the U.S. — that’s an average of 1.97 cars per household, which could drop to 1.87 post-pandemic. The cumulative effect of people driving less is that the equivalent of 14 million fewer cars will be needed.

via World Economic Forum

The Risks and Rewards of Global Supply Chains

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Now supply chain disruptions are regular occurrences across the globe. Averaging across industries, companies can expect supply chain disruptions lasting a month or longer to occur every 3.7 years, and the most severe events take a major financial toll.

via McKinsey

Why Upskill Initiatives Gained Momentum in 2020

Why Upskill Initiatives Gained Momentum in 2020

“Recent studies show that nearly 30% of employees feel their skills will be redundant within the next two years. Nearly 50% of those in Gen-Y and Gen-Z think their skills will be irrelevant in the next four to five years.”

via Futurum

Remote Work is Positively Transforming the U.S. Economy

Remote Work is Positively Transforming the U.S. Economy

Analysis suggests that roughly 40% of U.S. workers will continue working from home in the near term — up from 7% pre-COVID — and this percentage could settle at different levels, depending on the timing of a vaccine alongside business risk aversion.

via Morgan Stanley

How to Sell Business Technology During a Crisis

How to Sell Business Technology During a Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted business operations across a broad swath of the economy and left both buyers and sellers reeling. IDC’s modeling of this crisis, The Five Stages to Enterprise Recovery, breaks down how companies respond into five phases.

via IDC

Network Equipment Services Market will Reach $46 Billion

Network Equipment Services Market will Reach $46 Billion

The network equipment services market reversed direction in 2019, due to positive developments with Network Rollout Services and Consulting Services offsetting reduced demand for Managed Services.  According to the latest study, the market is forecast to reach $46 billion in 2024.

via Dell’Oro Group

7 Ways Fintech Disrupted The Banking Status Quo

7 Ways Fintech Disrupted The Banking Status Quo

Financial-technology companies are changing the face of finance. Over the past ten years, disruption in the payments space has expanded to every corner of finance. Even areas once assumed to be safe are seeing new entrants and competitive threats.

via McKinsey

Global Digital Health Revenue Will Increase by $200 Billion

Global Digital Health Revenue will Increase by $200 Billion

Globally, the ‘digital health’ market will grow by close to 20% this year, which amounts to an increase of over $200 billion. While APAC and Africa are expected to see the fastest growth in this sector, North America will hold the largest share of the market.

via Technavio

Leading National Policies for Enabling Digital Growth

Leading National Policies for Enabling Digital Growth

“Governments must develop holistic national digital strategies across industry sectors to connect the unconnected. Portions of COVID-19 stimulus packages should be allocated toward the digitalization of education, healthcare and key industries.”

via World Economic Forum