COVID-19 stories - Page 1
Trends that will shape workspace layouts in 2022
In a post-pandemic world, with many buildings standing empty or only partially filled, what trends can we expect to see in office spaces that will draw people back and ensure maximum occupancy in the office?
Airline CIOs look to technology to aid in COVID-19 recovery
"Smart technology, automation, and digitalisation are the only ways our industry can thread the needle between profitability, safety, and sustainability.”
AI-driven GiveTech expands globally, helping charities innovate in fundraising
Australian GiveTech startup Dataro has announced its AUD 2.5 million seed funding round led by Basis Set Ventures, Black Sheep Capital, and Save The Children.
Consumer's paradigms are shifting - what it means for marketers and brands
“Marketers must recognise that consumers are in the midst of an exhausting practical and spiritual overhaul. That presents an opportunity for their brands to be facilitators of change."
Five e-commerce trends that will affect all online sellers in 2022
In the past two years, we have seen e-commerce change and grow to meet the demands of the new Covid-19 world.
Chatbots a major player in business growth according to new research
Chatbots are slowly taking over more business sectors, with the pandemic accelerating an increase in chatbot software solutions to help meet the demands of workplaces.
Global consumer IoT market expected to grow 15.9% to hit $204.8 billion by 2027
The growth of the overall consumer IoT market is expected to be driven by the growing adoption of connected healthcare devices such as remote monitoring equipment and heart-rate monitoring devices.
The changing role of the CFO in a post-pandemic era: Leading business change through digital transformation
The role of the CFO is changing post COVID-19, according to Icertis.
Robopreneurs to emerge amid pandemic triggered disruptions
Tech analytics company 5Jewels Research has predicted that robopreneurs will emerge aggressively amid frequent disruptions triggered by the pandemic.
2022 will see 452,000 mobile robot shipments, a massive increase over 2021
ABI Research's 2022 trend report identifies the two industrial, collaborative, and industrial robotics market trends that will deliver in 2022 -and the one that won't.
Board games go digital for the festive season
More than a million people are using the Bubble system, which allows gamers to add friends and family to group video chats.
COVID-19 pandemic to fuel wearables, wireless growth in 2022
2022 will see pandemic-fuelled growth continue for wearables and wireless headsets, according to ABI Research.
Business must accelerate digital transformation or risk becoming obsolete
The ongoing restrictions and supply chain disruptions due to Covid-19 policies across the world mean organisations are having to respond to change faster than ever.
Kacific will use AWS to scale up broadband delivery for APAC
Kacific Broadband Satellites has announced that it is going all-in on AWS to scale up the delivery of broadband internet for the rural regions of Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
EY: Top opportunities in technology revealed for the year ahead
Emerging as the top opportunity for the year ahead in this landscape, up from fourth position last year, is the importance of attracting and retaining a motivated workforce.
The long-tail of COVID and the evolution of ransomware
The long-tail of Covid-19 means security teams are having to deal with user sprawl and device sprawl, causing big headaches in 2022.
The Great Resignation will drive cyber attacks in 2022
AI cyber security experts Darktrace predict that the Great Resignation we’ve seen during the pandemic will drive cyber attacks in 2022.
Sydney startup Metigy announces global expansion to assists SMEs with digital marketing
Sydney based AI marketing startup Metigy has expanded its reach to the USA and Singapore, as COVID continues to drive SMEs to digital marketing globally.
How Covid has accelerated the progress of innovative payment solutions
Software technology company Synthesis lays out five ways Covid has changed our behaviour and the payment solutions designed to meet the new criteria.
Don’t let the cloud ‘cloud’ your judgement
Over the past year, many organisations began their journey to the cloud for a range of reasons.
Govt to ease border restrictions for 600 skilled tech workers
“We’re carefully targeting areas of the sector where industry has highlighted a clear need for overseas talent including, software development, product managers, cybersecurity and interactive media.”
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise adds contact tracing to indoor Asset Tracking
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has now added contact tracing to its indoor Asset Tracking solution.
Retail giants abandon paper receipts this Christmas
Slyp says partnerships with several leading fashion retailers will see the retailers switch off paper receipt printing for in-store purchases across a combined 42 stores.
New Mastercard research focuses on safer shopping and spending habits
According to new research initiated by Mastercard, with the country slowly starting to open up, NZ consumers are starting to spend less money at home on items and more on experiences.