Such a human-robot!

Posted Pubblicato in Digital Transformation

Even the scientists were impressed by the similarity between the robot called Sophia,produced by the company Hanson Robotics headquartered in Hong Kong, and the humans. The extraordinary Artificial Intelligence was presented last September during the Lisbon Web Summit when this technology showed to have more than 60 facial expressions and to remember even episodes of the […]

The E-commerce flies

Posted Pubblicato in Digital Transformation

“E-commerce has been expanding at an average rate of 20% a year as bricks-and-mortar shops have languished”, according to The Economist. The growth of online activities is extremely fast and it is proved by the success achieved by e-commerce giants like Amazon and Alibaba that offer innovative products and services. The competition is strong, as well: […]

Employees’ involvement in the digital age

Posted Pubblicato in Digital Transformation

How Digital transformation impacts on engagement in the workplace The digital transformation is changing the way in which people communicate and participate to the decisions in the workplace. According to Sandy M. Nessing, Managing Director, Corporate Sustainability at American Electric Power (AEP) “Communication is essential to employee engagement. We are all plugged in and on our […]

The emerging model of the night markets

Posted Pubblicato in Societal Challenges

New models of consuming and socializing A growing number of people prefers spending free time at the so called “night markets” instead of going to the traditional restaurants. Especially, this innovative format is prevalent in Asia where everyone can find cheap and excellent food like tyrofoam bowl brimming with peach-coloured laksa, prawns curling round noodles slithering […]

Working together for a better tomorrow

Posted Pubblicato in Education, Societal Challenges

Competencies create opportunities Nowadays, the generation of Millennials has the opportunity to develop and exploit valuable skills that are essential for surviving in such an automated, fast-changing and innovative world. According to the World Economic Forum, the essential competencies in 2020 are going to be, for instance, problem solving, critical thinking and creativity. Will the human resources […]

It’s always a matter of strategy

Posted Pubblicato in Corporate & Business Strategy

Challenges for your business value to be increased Even when you decide to disinvest, it’s important to evaluate which type of buyer will acquire your assets. Especially, you could find two kinds of buyers; the financial one is more focused on profits and future returns of the investment, while the strategic one considers “your business based on what it […]

Which startup will win? A software can reveal it!

Posted Pubblicato in Digital Transformation

How Artificial Intelligence influences global economy In 2009, according to the software created by Quid AI’s CEO Bob Goodson startups like Evernote, Spotify, Palantir, Cloudera and Ibibo would be successful in few years and … incredibly, it really happened. The growing path of the Artificial Intelligence is influencing the global economy and it is transforming […]

Privacy concerns in the digital era

Posted Pubblicato in Digital Transformation, Societal Challenges

The current technological revolution has already started to create personal and business opportunities. For instance, the digitalization reduces geographic constraints so that the sharing economy is encouraged. In addition, the huge amount of information – the so called big data – is now available; thus, the business offering is better customized. Though, the same innovative revolution “come at […]

The future of cars is the electrification

Posted Pubblicato in Corporate & Business Strategy, Societal Challenges

The automotive industry to face pollution with electrification During these years diverse emerging factors such as electric vehicles, hydrogen and autonomous cars are influencing the automotive sector as well as the external environment in terms of reduction of pollution and related benefits. But the question is: are people prepared for this disruptive transformation? And then, how many customers […]