The Nordics are one of the most connected regions in the world, with internet speeds generally much faster than that of the UK. In Norway, over 97 percent of the population has access to the internet, making it second only to Iceland in global connectivity. Sweden has a connectivity rate of over 92 per cent and Denmark comes ninth in the world, with 89 percent of the country having access to the internet. The region has also embraced mobility; in Denmark, there are more mobile phones than people (7.8 million phones vs 5.5 million people).
This push for connectivity is driven by the desire to connect people; in comparison to the rest of Europe, the Nordics is sparsely [...]
Businesses need to change their sourcing strategies if they are to keep pace with the digital revolution, says analyst organisation Gartner
Automated nappies, smart shoes and autonomous cars are just a few of the IT-enabled products and services businesses are developing – but what does this mean to IT departments?
Lots of outsourcing – but a different type of outsourcing, according to Gartner.
At the company’s annual outsourcing event in London, keynotes and presentations were dominated by the speakers’ emphasis on the need to digitise business and the sourcing challenges that brings.
The Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Supplier [...]
Businesses, entrepreneurs and employees can benefit from a wide variety of digital technology set to explode in 2016. The ability to leverage technological advances is a crucial element to the success of small businesses. Some of the most disruptive innovations over the past few years are creating new opportunities for businesses exploring the new digital frontier.
1. 3D printers The quality and speed of 3D printers evolved a great deal in just the past year. These developments create an infinite number of applications for the 3D printing technology. According to Gartner Inc., international distribution of 3D printers will reach nearly 500,000 units in 2016. Gartner’s [...]
Over the past fifteen years, technology has seen to the loss of a range of low paid jobs in the UK, with a relatively large increase in higher paying positions. According to projections in a new Deloitte article, there is an upward trend in job creation due to automated technologies. Deloitte claims that this technology-driven shift has already created nearly four times more jobs than have been lost, and has brought considerable additional value to the UK’s economy.
According to a poll – held by the Future Foundation research agency on behalf of Infosys – 45% of young Britons between the age of 16 – 25 believe technology will imminently replace them in the workforce due [...]
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