Digital Transformation

The Digital Revolution's Impact on These 4 Growing Industries

We are currently in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), which includes the data and technology used to link people and machines globally. 4IR includes everything from artificial intelligence (AI) to 5G to smart infrastructure.

In a study by the Center for Sustainable Development, Southern Santa Caterina, Brazil, scientists took an in-depth look at how COVID-19 ushered in the 4IR faster than expected. With more people forced to work from home, businesses had to embrace technologies they'd not yet considered. Advances in healthcare saw some of the biggest changes, including telemedicine. 

Illegally obtained digital identities traded on Genesis Market increase by 250% in two years

Manchester, UK – 22nd April 2021 – Netacea, the bot detection and mitigation specialist, has today published new research into the Genesis Market, the world’s largest invite-only deep web marketplace that trades digital fingerprints and enables buyers to impersonate a victim online. Netacea’s report ‘Buying Bad Bots Wholesale: The Genesis Market’ reveals that since April 2019, the number of stolen digital identities available to purchase on the marketplace has increased from 100,000 to over 350,000 today, with more than 18,000 being added each month.

Integration with Existing Technology is Biggest Barrier to Digitalization for Telco Operators

London, March 16 2021 - Seven in 10 telco operators say that integration with legacy technology is the number one barrier to digital transformation, with concerns of privacy and data not far behind. That’s according to a new report from the Technology Innovation Council commissioned by mobile technology specialists, Upstream.

Use Cases of Artificial Intelligence Integration for Your On-demand Cab Platform

AI is all over in the year 2020. From your mobile applications to worldwide search algorithms, artificial intelligence is changing the means we interrelate with technologies. In part, AI has streamlined decision creating for businesses and improved expediency for end customers.

Autonomous vehicles are a bigger advance for the transported fragment when it emanates from AI. Rendering to the Market Research report, self-driving technologies will develop from $55 billion in the year 2019 to $566 billion by the year 2026.

Increase in online shopping accelerating race for customer loyalty, research finds

London 10th, December, 2020: The Digital Business Collective (DBC), an initiative involving BORN, and dotdigital to help FMCG brands drive direct customer engagement by accelerating digital channels and initiatives, today announces the results of a study which found that the pandemic-induced boom in online sales has left FMCG brands vulnerable - with consumers more likely to buy own-brand products, and less likely to make spontaneous purchasing decisions when grocery shopping online.

5 Digital Transformation-Driven Cybersecurity Considerations

On their road to recovery from the pandemic, businesses face unique dilemmas. This includes substantial and entirely necessary investments in digital transformation, however tight budgets are making such endeavors difficult if not impossible. Businesses continue to struggle with pivots like adopting new digital platforms, shifting their corporate model to resolve supply chain disruption and enabling a remote workforce.

The inability for businesses to quickly adopt technologies that support digital transformation processes, including identity-based segmentation, virtual desktop interfaces and full-stack cloud, is hindering their ability to adequately address new threats and even to test new security systems and protocols.

Microsoft Ireland Research: Flexible ways of working are here to stay

Dublin: 5th November 2020: Microsoft has released new research into remote working in Ireland on 5th November as part of a pan-European piece of research commissioned by Microsoft and conducted by Boston Consulting Group and KRC Research.

Some key points of the research:

The hybrid workplace is here to stay:

The Great Digital-preparedness Divide

Milan, 2nd September 2020 – Today, Fincons Group, an international system integration consultancy with offices in Italy, Switzerland, the UK, France, the U.S. and Germany, releases a new free guide to digital transformation for Financial Services and Insurance businesses. The whitepaper takes stock of digital preparedness in the FSI sector in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. As social distancing exposed significant lacunae, Fincons Group, analyzes the digital preparedness gap and suggests practical quick-win solutions to help make up lost ground.