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COVID-19 economic business recovery
Article

Repair. Rethink. Reconfigure: Adapting to life after the pandemic

The world was already facing a set of grave challenges prior to COVID-19. Now, with the economic effects of the pandemic being felt, those pressures are increasing. But there is hope in opportunity.

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Designing humanity: Human-centred principles to put people first
Editorial

Designing humanity: Human-centred principles to put people first

Natalie Kyriacou OAM 10 Jun 2020 7 minutes

To ensure that the future doesn’t become a battle between technology and humanity, people’s needs must be at the heart of tech-related decision-making. PwC Australia’s Natalie Kyriacou OAM explains how human-centred principles will pave the way.

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humans technology EmTech Exchange
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Can we become better humans through technology?

Chrisie Wendin 03 Apr 2020 9 minutes

At PwC’s annual Emerging Tech Exchange, leading thinkers from academia, industry and business explored the intersection of technology and humanity. Here are key insights from their discussions and hands-on experimentation.

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Seeing is Believing AR VR Report
Report

Seeing is believing: How AR and VR will transform business and the economy

Jeremy Dalton 18 Feb 2020 7 minutes

PwC’s Seeing is Believing report predicts that augmented reality and virtual reality will add US$1.5 trillion to global GDP by 2030. Jeremy Dalton explains why these technologies are poised to take off, and how business can augment their operations in time to benefit.

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Infographic

Infographic: Six emerging tech trends changing our world

Scott Likens 04 Feb 2020 3 minutes

Rather than taking humans out of the equation, Human X is the belief that the next wave of tech innovation will multiply our capacity to work better, smarter and more seamlessly. Here are six trends illustrating how that’s already happening.

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2020 predictions
Article

Unlocking next level: Predicting the trends of 2020

John Riccio 21 Jan 2020 10 minutes

As the new decade begins, technologies that were once emerging are now mainstream and transformation strategies are getting tired. Here’s a look at the trends PwC leaders believe are the ‘ones to watch’ in 2020.

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Digital Pulse: best business books
Article

strategy+business’ best business books 2019: technology & innovation

05 Dec 2019 10 minutes

This year’s strategy+business selection of the best business books on technology examine the need for Silicon Valley to address today’s tech challenges. How do we drive radical innovation, manage the rise of machine intelligence, or make software that’s socially useful as well as lucrative?

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Digital Pulse IoT retail
Article

Retailers ring up value with the Internet of Things

Rob Mesirow 27 Nov 2019 8 minutes

Is your retail strategy fully connected? Consumers expect the latest technology when it comes to shopping, and now it’s time for retailers to deliver. The Internet of Things is ready for connection.

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Digital Pulse 4IR cybersecurity
Article

You say you want a revolution? Then partner 4IR with cybersecurity

Joe Nocera 23 Oct 2019 7 minutes

Businesses must balance the potential of 4IR technologies with the risk that they may make companies more vulnerable to cyber threats. Practicing business-driven cybersecurity early will help ensure companies reap the benefits 4IR can provide.

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