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Uber: Pressure to Perform

February 19, 2019 • EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, Editor’s Choice, Commentary, Global Capital Markets, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

By John Colley News that Uber’s 2018 third quarter losses have widened to $1.1 Bn with slowing sales growth, are signs of a much more difficult future for ride hailing. The concept of low cost, easily summonsed, responsive taxi services provided by part time car owner drivers is attractive to drivers, customers, governments, investors and …

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2019: Year of the App Bubble Crash? How History Repeats Itself.

February 14, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Digital Transformation, Editor’s ChoiceComments (0)

By John Colley “When it comes to investment markets, history has a habit of repeating itself again and again and again…” 2000 was remembered as the year that the dot-com bubble burst sending significant numbers of businesses to the wall. It also

Avoid GDPR Governance Penalties and Improve Your Business with Cloud Computing

December 13, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

The introduction of the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has made the issue of data storage, access and, ultimately, overall governance vastly more significant. Indeed, with businesses inside and outside the European Union required by law to

The Marketing Mistakes Fintechs Make And How To Avoid Them

December 2, 2018 • FINANCE & BANKING, EMERGING TRENDS, Digital Transformation, Banking InnovationComments (0)

By Mike Teasdale Many fintechs think their products speak for themselves – It’s simply not true. This article discusses the rise of fintechs in the UK and five classic mistakes they make regarding marketing – and some advice on how to rectify them as

Behind Path Withdrawal: User-Generated Content, Fad-Trend-Megatrend and Individualist-Collectivist Behavior

December 1, 2018 • Digital Transformation, CommentaryComments (0)

By Jaya Addin Linando When Path announced that it will close down its operation, many internet users were shocked as Path was one of the most popular applications few years ago and once reportedly valued at $500 million. This article aims to analyse the

Digital’s Growing Influence on the Entertainment Industry’s Unstoppable Rise

November 21, 2018 • EMERGING TRENDS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Digital TransformationComments (0)

Whether you’re settling down to watch your favourite TV show, listening to a new album or heading online to check the news and gossip on your latest stars, it is safe to say that the world of entertainment has become a fundamental part of our daily lives.

Making Financial Advice Affordable to the Masses in the Age of Digitalisation

July 24, 2018 • FINANCE & BANKING, Digital Transformation, Editor’s Choice, Banking Innovation, Personal FinanceComments (0)

By Tim France-Massey Many people in the UK struggle to navigate their way through uncertainty in the current financial climate and achieve their financial planning goals. However new regulations have resulted in a market influx of fintech companies and

Insurtechs: Threat or Opportunity for Insurance Incumbents?

May 31, 2018 • FINANCE & BANKING, EMERGING TRENDS, Digital Transformation, Banking InnovationComments (1)

By Karel Cool, Christophe Angoulvant and Brian Rogers The article gives data on global investment in InsurTech ventures and discusses the most common strategies and business models these companies have pursued: technology-upgrade, customer-disintermediation,

Women in Tech: How Email Expert Andrea Loubier is Leading the Email Revolution

March 25, 2018 • EMERGING TRENDS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital TransformationComments (0)

Interview with Mailbird CEO Andrea Loubier Email communication plays a vital role in today’s highly digitised and complex business environment. However, being overwhelmed and frustrated by emails is inevitable. In our interview with Mailbird CEO Andrea

Building Trust in Artificial Intelligence Predictions

January 28, 2018 • EMERGING TRENDS, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Vyacheslav Polonski and Jane Zavalishina Whether you like it or not, we will soon all rely on expert recommendations generated by artificial intelligence (AI) systems at work. But out of all the possible options, how can we trust that the AI will choose