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May 25th, 2017

The silent revolution of the retail chain

Redazione di NewsFromThePlatform

The value of e-commerce in the retail market was, in 2016, close to $2 billion, that is, 8.7% of the entire industry. And if the overall growth of retail sales is slowing down, digital retail continues to increase very rapidly, …

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April 6th, 2017

The digital revolution of healthcare

Redazione di NewsFromThePlatform

Global funding to private digital health start-ups grew for the 7th straight year in 2016, hitting a high of $6.1 billion. 2017 has so far already seen its first billion dollar exit with CoverMyMeds being acquired by Mckesson. The market …

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March 29th, 2017

10 hot technology trends for 2017

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The ten key technologies of 2017, according to Gartner, the American research and advisory firm providing IT-related insight, revolve around what is called intelligent digital mesh. This mesh is a mix of people, things and services enabled by digital technology, …

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February 16th, 2017

Cyber security, an investment opportunity for innovation

NewsFromThePlatform

Over 1600 deals for more than $13 billion that have been invested since 2012. An estimated growth  of 700% over the next 10 years, and the creation of 2 million new jobs in the US alone. We are talking of …

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February 2nd, 2017

Big data, a whole new life for companies (if they learn how to use them)

NewsFromThePlatform

The transformational potential of big data is huge. The volume of data continues to double every three years as information pours in from digital platforms, wireless sensors, virtual-reality applications, and billions of mobile phones. Data-storage capacity has increased, while its …

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January 25th, 2017

Virtual reality and augmented reality: are they really the future?

NewsFromThePlatform

According to TechCrunch experts, by the year 2018 our smartphones will be able to support virtual reality and augmented reality. This is despite a fluctuating market, that last year had to face some difficulties – especially in the field of …

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January 18th, 2017

A year of surprises for logistics

Antonio Perini, founder and CEO of Milkman

In the past the world of last-mile delivery, that is the last part of the delivery route of items that are shopped online, had to adapt to the needs of couriers, but is now experiencing a momentous focal shift: today, …

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December 28th, 2016

Travel: the 6 industry trends for 2017 according to Waynaut

Paul Pontecorvo, VP Marketing & Business Developer at Waynaut

The travel industry is changing at a very fast pace: the combination of mobile devices, big data and artificial intelligence is bound to transform the whole market. A new world is developing, driven by consumer expectations, and it is affecting …

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December 21st, 2016

Italy’s online habits confronted with the rest of the world

Contactlab

There are 30.5 million Italian people connected, that correspond to 78% of the Italian population aged between 16 and 65. The number of mobile users, in particular, is growing fast. These and more data are collected in the European Digital …

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December 14th, 2016

Digital tourism: this year’s Christmas trends according to Octorate

Fabio Di Dio Rosso, Marketing & Communication Manager at Octorate

Just in Italy, digital tourism is worth 10.3 billion Euros. This is an important share of the Italian travel industry, which at the end of the year will generate revenues for more than 52 billion Euros and mark a 3% …

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