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in·no·va·tion – A creation resulting from study and/or experimentation. The act of starting something new.

dis·rup·tion – An act of delaying or interrupting continuity. An event that results in displacement or discontinuity. The act of causing disorder.

Digital change is a journey, not a destination.
It requires agility and flexibility to underpin a continually evolving business environment.

Industry Change – The ongoing economic, technological and social development of commercial business and market sectors.

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Electroceuticals: pharmaceuticals test the pulse of a new technology Electroceuticals: pharmaceuticals test the pulse of a new technology

Are electroceuticals the pulse of a new health era?

Pharmaceutical companies are experimenting with a drug-free future. They’re not alone, teaming up with tech companies in the business of bioelectronics. Why is the industry looking to electroceuticals for its next health kick?

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How to get on board with driverless cars

How to get on board with driverless vehicles

New technologies can take some getting used to, particularly if they’re as radical as autonomous vehicles. PwC’s behavioural economics team lifts the hood of human decision-making to help usher in a warm welcome.

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Calling it quits on cash

Calling it quits on cash

The world is going cashless dramatically fast. Cards and phones are winning out as the death knell seems to sound for physical currency. But what does this mean for business?

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Chatbots and the five rules of conversational experience

Chatbots and the five rules of conversational experience

So you’ve decided on a chatbot for your business. Have you got a strategy? Implementing an AI helper takes more than just IT. Sean Colvin flags five considerations to create a truly conversational experience.

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Eight questions to manage the risk of robots

Eight questions to manage the risk of robots

Automating business processes with robotics can bring benefits to organisations looking to become more efficient and reduce costs, but what if the bots go bust? Setting up risk controls ahead of time will mitigate the risk.

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Operation Cloud Hopper: How PwC helped uncover a global cyber espionage campaign

Operation Cloud Hopper: How PwC helped uncover a global cyber espionage campaign

A whodunnit of major proportions, Operation Cloud Hopper was gathering information on a cyber espionage campaign. What it revealed was an unprecedented style of attack, affecting at least 14 countries and a complex chain of business relationships.

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Give like a girl: How crowdfunding is empowering female entrepreneurs

Give like a girl: How crowdfunding is empowering female entrepreneurs

A new study has shown that women are more successful at seed crowdfunding than men. Kate Eriksson examines what that says about traditional funding models.

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What do students today need for the jobs of tomorrow?

What do students today need for the jobs of tomorrow?

Professional job prospects for university students are declining. Why are graduates struggling to find work, and what can be done about it? Berry Driessen examines the shifting relationship between education and employment.

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How insurtech will make you love your insurer

How insurtech will make you love your insurer

In the second article of his series on insurance and technology, Nick Spooner examines the opportunities that insurtech is creating for incumbent insurers.

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Will virtual assistants kill your brand?

Are virtual assistants blind to brand?

As people buy products recommended via their voice-activated virtual assistants, the importance of brand may diminish. Here are three things brands need to rethink to stay relevant in this blind new world.

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