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Will retailers wake up before it’s too late?

The domino-style closures of high street stores are continuing at pace with more than 1,170 stores closed or earmarked for closure since January. Over the summer months alone the headlines have been filled with news of the ‘failing’ high street, with House of Fraser entering administration and Homebase announcing around 60 stores closures and the loss of up to 2,000 jobs. Despite the summer months traditionally being a particularly difficult time for retailers, this summer has perhaps been harsh...

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How smart cities can underpin our drive to a sustainable world

Sustainability is a powerful force for positive change in our world; one that is driving transformation, innovation and improvement across all aspects of society. No longer limited to conserving natural resources, sustainability now encompasses a range of challenges including urban growth, transportation, carbon footprint and even work-life balance. As the world’s population is expected to increase by an estimated 33% before 2050, and with nearly 70% of those people living in urban environments,...

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Smart Transport Networks: The Future Is Now

With more than six billion people expected to live in urbanised areas by the year 2050, enhancing transport networks is an increasingly vital priority for city authorities across the world. By Chris Shannon, CEO, Fotech Solutions.

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The future of your organisation depends on a skills investment

Every organisation must adopt new technologies and practices in order to remain competitive and achieve growth. However, the current pace of change and rapid emergence of new technologies is making it increasingly difficult for companies to find staff with specialised skills. By Kathy Schneider, CMO at Sungard Availability Services.

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Driving Asset Performance in the Age of Digital Transformation

Digital transformation offers huge potential to organisations to radically change their traditional models and drive significant operational efficiencies, higher profitability and ultimately business growth. By Ron Beck, Energy Industry Marketing Director, AspenTech.

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Bookending innovation – the 50 years of technology between two great eras of change

In 1968, Stanley Kubrick’s cult classic, ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ premiered to a world embracing technological change. As Kubrick tested the boundaries between past and future on the big screen, the world witnessed the launch of Apollo 7 on the small screen, as the first manned Apollo mission broadcast live from orbit. Later that year, Apollo 8 would enter the Moon’s orbit, and astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders would become the first humans to see the dark side of the Moon...

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