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30 Sep 2016  |  Global
Exoskeletons are Set to Play a Critical Role in Future Smart Factories
Most factory environments are characterized by increased worker absenteeism arising from post-related injuries resulting in Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD). This in turn impacts the factory floor, in terms of increased costs arising from unsuitable factory environment, poor productivity and low-quality finished goods. The exoskeleton technology has...
30 Sep 2016  |  Global
Growth in FinTech is Shaping the Future of Invisible Finance & Virtual Banking
The financial services industry is on the brink of disruption, as the use of technology poses a challenge to market players and their existing products and services and associated costs. Thus it is important to revisit one of the oldest industries and re-conceptualize how it will thrive in the future aligning itself to looming social and technologi...
23 Sep 2016  |  North America
Survey of Solution Providers Offers Insights into Key Global Trends and the Future of Smart Cities
The Smart City movement continues to gain traction, with increasing connectivity and novel solutions joining forces to tackle urbanization's top challenges. As cities undertake Smart City initiatives, solution providers must develop offerings aligned with customer expectations, and city-customers must convey the motivators propelling and restraints...
16 Sep 2016  |  Europe
Comprehensive View of 6 BREXIT Scenarios on Our Future
As Europe battles unequal growth and environmental, economic, social, and political challenges, Britain has chosen to fight its challenges alone. This study puts forth a hypothetical timeline to the events that might unfold in the next five years and examines the potential trade models that may come to reality between Britain and the European Union...
15 Sep 2016  |  North America
Disruption of Global Economy Creating Opportunities for Visionary Leaders
Some 48% of CEOs and business leaders believe that they will rely on strategic partnerships to drive organizational growth in the next 3 years as digital transformation of the business ecosystem expedites the need for new alliances. This is just one of the findings of a Frost & Sullivan survey of 303 executives about their growth and innovation per...
11 Aug 2016  |  Africa
Associated Investment and Service Delivery Opportunities
Water scarcity is hindering the future of Africa, as water plays a crucial role in most of the operations in the continent. A number of Southern African countries are experiencing extreme climatic conditions such as floods and drought in the same year, making it difficult for planning future investments in the sector. Therefore, the need for carefu...
21 Jun 2016  |  Global
The smart watch has emerged as the next generation of personal devices after smart phones. With technology advancements and continuous innovations, smartwatches are disrupting both the watches and the personal device industries. As 3G- and 4G-enabled smartwatches enter the market with numerous options of watch faces, consumers have a wide range of ...
03 Feb 2016  |  Global
Recovery in Advanced Economies and Slowdown in Key Emerging Economies Likely
The global economy is finally stabilizing after the Great Recession, although some weak spots and new risks remain in the growth trajectory. In 2016, the growth of very promising economies such as the United States and the United Kingdom is expected, while economies such as Japan and China are likely to slow down. Furthermore, a slowdown is underwa...
18 Dec 2015  |  Global
Trade, Technology, and Transparency to Shape the Workplace in 2025
The Global Future of Work—The Future Place and Structure of Work applies a multi-faceted approach to answering the question: where will work take place in 2025? Topics include international trends, such as mega-regional trade deals and right-shoring considerations; workplace design and format trends, such as smart offices and innovative retail sp...
23 Oct 2015  |  Global
Fragmentation of Standards Continue as Vendors Launch Individual IoT Initiatives
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a vast and complex space which is attracting increasing investment across vertical markets. This executive brief provides an update of the IoT market, highlighting strategic events during H1 2015. It identifies key market trends, tracks the areas with most activity, and highlights the top providers.
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