How to avoid the bad kind of digital disruption

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You often hear digital transformation described as a disruptive force — on markets, on business models, on processes, and more. In this context, disruption is viewed as a positive thing that creates new opportunities, and even new industries. For example, here’s a business-specific definition of disrupt from Cambridge Dictionary: to change the traditional way that an […]

Meeting consumer needs in today’s always-on insurance universe

In today’s world, the first pillar for success in insurance deals with accessibility and availability – enabling access anywhere, anytime, anyhow. Tools like mobile devices, Wi-Fi, cloud storage, big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) have completely reshaped the way we work and fueled our demand for always-on technology. This has meant that companies need […]

Will the computer mouse go the way of the rotary phone?

Ever hear stories about how when millennials, as children, were shown old rotary-dial telephones, they would press on the numbers instead of rotating the “dial” clockwise? (I’m not making this up.) Well, not many years from now, you can expect a blank stare from the recent college grads in your department when you sit them down in […]

Défense : les technologies qui vont marquer 2017

C’est un classique en ce début d’année, lister les tendances qui vont influencer le marché pour les mois à venir. Pour le cas précis du secteur de la défense,  nous voyons une nouvelle génération de technologies qui sont susceptibles de marquer 2017, de par leur caractère disruptif ou les améliorations qu’elles apportent. Voici un aperçu […]

Will these emerging technologies disrupt the defense industry in 2017?

As we head into a new year, it’s a good time to think about what’s on the horizon for the industries and markets we operate in. When it comes to Defence, I see a number of potentially game-changing technologies set to disrupt and improve the industry in the year ahead. What follows is an overview […]

11 neat digital trends changing retail — and the one concern they all share

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According to a recent survey conducted by independent research firm Forrester, 97% of retail CIOs prioritized digital innovation and cybersecurity in 2015. This should not surprise readers of this blog, as the spike of cyber incidents at major retailers in 2014 and 2015 showed that businesses are open to customers and cybercriminals alike. The retail sector is undergoing its biggest […]