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How COVID-19 has unscaled the heights of economies of scale

Kevin Maney 14 Oct 2020 11 minutes

For decades, business growth was all about economies of scale. But the trend has begun to reverse with the competitive edge now found in personalised products and decentralised distribution. COVID-19 has accelerated this shift.

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Making the most out of MOOCs for business

Bernard de Villepin Theresa Cook 19 Feb 2020 9 minutes

Upskilling employees to meet the needs of a constantly evolving workplace is daunting, but MOOCs may be a powerful tool to educate and empower employees, as PwC Luxembourg’s Bernard de Villepin and Theresa Cook explore.

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Digital Pulse: Five tech trends set to disrupt the next five years
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Five tech trends set to disrupt the next five years

Monty Hamilton 18 Sep 2018 9 minutes

Which technology do you think will have the most impact in the next three to five years? A panel of experts weighs in on emerging tech trends and the results may surprise you.

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Infographic: Learning on the education blockchain

Berry Driessen David Paroissien 26 Jul 2018 3 minutes

As the education industry addresses questions about its place in today’s society, blockchain could provide a way to overcome traditional bias and embrace the future.

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A failing grade: The higher education experience deficit

Berry Driessen David Paroissien 08 May 2018 10 minutes

Good customer experience leads to increased loyalty, consumers who will pay more and positive shared stories. It’s time that higher education started thinking of their students as customers to reap the benefits.

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2018: Digital predictions in the year of fragility

John Riccio 30 Jan 2018 12 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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The power of social media in education

Berry Driessen 01 Nov 2017 10 minutes

Social media is where the kids hang out. Are higher education providers using this to their advantage? From student recruitment, to communication and collaboration, Berry Driessen looks at how universities are getting their message across.

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The three stages of higher education data

Philip Otley Berry Driessen Phil Bolton 23 Oct 2017 10 minutes

A student is for life, not just a few years on campus. By viewing the student lifecycle more broadly, higher education providers can – and must – become more sophisticated in their approach to data, argues Philip Otley.

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What universities could learn from data

Berry Driessen Phil Bolton 25 Sep 2017 9 minutes

Thanks to the use of digital platforms, higher education providers are able to capture significant volumes of information that measures student experience. But are they using this data wisely?

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