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‘Digital’ isn’t just about technology – it’s about what technology can enable. It involves new ways of solving problems, creating unique experiences and accelerating business performance.
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.Read more
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’.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more