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Report: CEO Survey – the opportunity in the skills shortage

John Riccio 19 Feb 2018 10 minutes

While workers worry that their jobs will be made obsolete, PwC’s latest CEO Survey finds chief executives believe it’s their role to reskill employees. As talent pools become shallower, this may be crucial, says PwC’s John Riccio.

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Video: Robots turn from cute to creepy in the uncanny valley

Amy Gibbs 15 Feb 2018 3 minutes

Robot pets with their big eyes and loving replication of affection are adorable, but when robots start to replicate human qualities, like doing backflips and sweat… the pendulum swings to creepy. But why? The answer lives in the mysterious ‘uncanny valley’.

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Global domination: How a local brand can make it big without leaving home

John Riccio 13 Feb 2018 8 minutes

As customers enjoy access to more products and services than ever before local businesses need to compete with international rivals as well as those down the street. Here are a few ways successful companies have done just that.

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Turn up the volume on video (conferencing)

Bryce de Prinse 12 Feb 2018 7 minutes

Video conferencing has a questionable history, but these days the technology is perfectly able to connect dispersed co-workers. Here are five tips to get the best out of your video implementation.

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Infographic: The changing world of social media

08 Feb 2018 2 minutes

Keeping up with the changes in social media could be a full time job. As sites prioritise personal over publishing, what other changes will 2018 bring?

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Tech tales from the conflict zone

Gulandam Khan 06 Feb 2018 9 minutes

A surprising amount of technology that is now part of our everyday lives was pioneered on the frontier of foreign aid efforts. As private companies step up to fill a vacuum left by governments in this area, the solutions to these problems are becoming bolder, and riskier.

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Artificially sweet: The dark side of AI

Amy Gibbs 05 Feb 2018 15 minutes

Artificial intelligence is extolled as a potential saviour to the world’s most complex problems. But with its promise it also brings concerns. Are they surmountable or will the robot apocalypse lead to the downfall of humankind?

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Infographic: Oops, they did it again

01 Feb 2018 2 minutes

Many of life’s great inventions have come about as accidents on the road to other goals. Having a direction for your business is critical, but it’s in the space between the vision and the destination where the opportunity to take advantage of unexpected – and the true value – lies.

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2018: Digital predictions in the year of fragility

John Riccio 30 Jan 2018 13 minutes

This year, optimism and caution are the lenses through which businesses will navigate digital change. The PwC Digital Services team give their predictions of the biggest trends in technology in 2018.

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