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Our take on the technology and trends disrupting world markets, and how to seize the opportunities

China’s emerging affluent are the most digitally savvy

Emerging affluent consumers in China are leading their peers in the use of digital savings solutions

Emerging affluent consumers in China are leading their peers in the use of digital savings solutions

Navigate the future | 24 Apr 2017

Fintech and millennials – the next investment revolution

Millennials are set to drive sustainable investment to nearly USD400 billion by 2020

Millennials are set to drive sustainable investment to nearly USD400 billion by 2020

Navigate the future | 14 Mar 2017

Sustainable investing is going mainstream thanks to fintech

New revolution is opening up investment opportunities for wealthy individuals

New revolution is opening up investment opportunities for wealthy individuals

Navigate the future | 15 Feb 2017

Women’s jobs at risk from tech disruption

Men stand to gain one job for every three jobs lost, while women will gain one for every five

Men stand to gain one job for every three jobs lost, while women will gain one for every five

Navigate the future | 8 Dec 2016

Chart: Cyber threats are on the rise

The impact of cyber attacks is growing exponentially, making it a growing global issue

The impact of cyber attacks is growing exponentially, making it a growing global issue

Navigate the future | 24 Aug 2016

Chart: One in two lacks internet access

Access to the internet is still profoundly uneven, between continents and countries. But regions with low penetration rates are catching…

Access to the internet is still profoundly uneven, between continents and countries. But regions with low penetration rates are catching…

Navigate the future | 4 Aug 2016

Robotics: the future of low-cost manufacturing

ASEAN must embrace technology in order to remain a low-cost manufacturing hub

ASEAN must embrace technology in order to remain a low-cost manufacturing hub

Navigate the future | 4 Aug 2016

Blockchain – the road to mass adoption

Blockchain’s potential benefits to the financial system are undeniable, but hurdles mean large-scale adoption could take years

Blockchain’s potential benefits to the financial system are undeniable, but hurdles mean large-scale adoption could take years

Navigate the future | 16 Jun 2016

My fintech story: turning India’s cash into digital money

If most unbanked people in India are paid in cash, how can they participate in the digital economy? Indian technopreneur…

If most unbanked people in India are paid in cash, how can they participate in the digital economy? Indian technopreneur…

Navigate the future | 24 May 2016

Middle East shoppers embrace e-commerce

A major growth spurt in e-commerce is underway in the Middle East as consumers leapfrog to digital

A major growth spurt in e-commerce is underway in the Middle East as consumers leapfrog to digital

Navigate the future | 4 Apr 2016

Keeping up-to-date the smart way

Accessing real-time economic data has never been easier. Is it time to overhaul traditional data-gathering methods?

Accessing real-time economic data has never been easier. Is it time to overhaul traditional data-gathering methods?

Navigate the future | 10 Sep 2015

Impact investing: doing well by doing good

Opportunities have never been so available for investors who seek more than financial returns

Opportunities have never been so available for investors who seek more than financial returns

Navigate the future | 20 Aug 2015

Competitive edge: making the most of big data

Data analytics startups are bringing previously unattainable insights to markets, and their customers will reap the benefits

Data analytics startups are bringing previously unattainable insights to markets, and their customers will reap the benefits

Navigate the future | 17 Jul 2015

Africa’s digital banking boom – clients are winning

Financial services firms have to invest in digital technology to keep clients loyal

Financial services firms have to invest in digital technology to keep clients loyal

Navigate the future | 30 Jun 2015

Engaging customers – the Silicon Valley way

Tech firms are known for their ingenuity, but their obsessive focus on customers is something we could all learn from

Tech firms are known for their ingenuity, but their obsessive focus on customers is something we could all learn from

Navigate the future | 12 May 2015

Report: Scaling customer engagement – lessons from Silicon Valley

The rise of Silicon Valley start-ups has been meteoric but the key to these firms is an obsessive focus on…

The rise of Silicon Valley start-ups has been meteoric but the key to these firms is an obsessive focus on…

Navigate the future | 12 May 2015

How to adopt the Silicon Valley mindset

Think like a tech firm, and your business rewards could be huge

Think like a tech firm, and your business rewards could be huge

Navigate the future | 31 Mar 2015

New technologies – why emerging markets stand to gain

Fears over the impact of robotics and 3D printing are exaggerated and miss the huge potential benefits for emerging markets

Fears over the impact of robotics and 3D printing are exaggerated and miss the huge potential benefits for emerging markets

Navigate the future | 10 Feb 2015

Adoption, not invention, is the key to technology success

Technology adoption is the driving force in economic growth as users reap more benefits than inventors

Technology adoption is the driving force in economic growth as users reap more benefits than inventors

Navigate the future | 21 Jan 2015