Going digital, faster to address key areas hurt by COVID-19

Organisations are investing heavily in technology to address immediate concerns. Pre-COVID-19, private and public organisations were on a journey towards a digital business model, travelling at varying speeds. But the scale of the pandemic has forced a dramatic acceleration, both in the speed of change and the required investment in…

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5G and mobile edge computing retail industry digital platform

Two organisations have developed a set of enterprise-wide use cases that can be enabled by the platform. Verizon Business and Deloitte today unveiled a 5G and mobile edge computing (MEC) retail industry digital platform that is designed to give retailers the ability to gain significant efficiencies in their retail operations…

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Banks in China must strengthen resilience and accelerate transformation

Financial institutions need to enhance the resilience of capital, technology and talent. Over the past nine months, the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the banking industry across multiple dimensions, by ushering in a new competitive landscape, prompting a new wave of innovation, and accelerating digitization in almost every sphere of banking…

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eCommerce buffered impact of COVID-19 for Aussie businesses

Business survival dependent on online strategy. Australian businesses that invested in eCommerce have been buffered from the impacts of COVID-19 compared to those that didn’t, according to new research by Deloitte Access Economics. The research, produced in partnership with Australia Post, shows that while revenue fell by up to 67…

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Tales from the C-Suite: The working relationship between CFO and CIO

Technology has transformed the way organisations operate. It has changed the way they deal with customers, but it has changed the way internal teams deal with each other. It used to be, each department would look to the chief information officer (CIO) and his IT team to supply them with…

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APAC businesses putting digitalisation on hold

Research shows companies in the region could miss out on US$145bn in GDP growth in the next decade. Up to three in five businesses in the Asia Pacific region have put off digitalisation plans out of fear of cyberattacks, according to the Deloitte Cyber Smart: Enabling APAC businesses report, commissioned by VMware. The…

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