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Infographic | The journey to the cloud in ASEAN

Bridging the Digital Divide to Engage Students in Higher Education

While video-conferencing apps and other social platforms have thrown various higher education institutions a lifeline in the wake of covid-19, research shows that many faculty professors are struggling to maintain the same depth of engagement with students they used to have in a physical classroom setting. 

The covid-19 push: Accelerating change in Australian industries | Mining

<p>The use of cloud services among businesses in&nbsp;Australia doubled between 2014-18 from 19% to&nbsp;42%.¹ The mining sector has been no exception,&nbsp;with companies in Australia increasingly moving&nbsp;their on-site operations over to the cloud, and&nbsp;adopting a host of other technologies.&nbsp;</p>

Infographic | Hub of Business Continuity

Virtual hospital ward rounds involve wider number of clinical experts and families

Virtual hospital ward rounds have been a feature of some medical specialities for around two decades. But as the novel coronavirus spread rapidly in early 2020, the importance of restricting the exposure of the health workforce to infectious patients pushed the needle for this form of telemedicine.

The covid-19 push: Accelerating change in Australian industries | Financial Services

Almost 90% of Australia’s 25m population uses the internet.1 According to the World Bank, all Australians over the age of 15 have a bank account, about 76% of the population makes online purchases and/or pays bills online, and about 60% of the population owns a credit card.

These numbers indicate an already mature payments market. “People are banked, and therefore very familiar with various banking tools to make payments,” says Filippo Giachi, managing director - APAC & MENA at DOCOMO Digital, the global mobile payments solutions provider.

Transforming in a pandemic

As 2020 dawned, few business leaders or public sector executives in the ASEAN and ANZ regions harboured any lingering doubts about the need to accelerate their digital transformation. The covid-19 crisis, however, has driven home the urgency of building advanced digital capabilities, and the vital role of the cloud in helping to build them.

Innovating through tech in the GCC

About this research

Innovating through tech in the GCC is an Economist Intelligence Unit report, supported by the Bahrain Economic Development Board. The report examines how both local and international companies in the GCC are integrating advanced technologies to offer innovative products and services to the market. 

Podcast | RMB to CBDC: Implications of China's digital currency

RMB to CBDC: Implications of China's digital currency

The covid-19 push: Accelerating change in Australian industries | Healthcare

Welcome to our first piece in The covid-19 push: Accelerating change in Australian industries.

Created by The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Vocus, this series looks at how covid-19 has provided a powerful impetus to accelerate innovation and positive change in key industries, enabling them to bring forward significant benefits for customers, communities and the industries themselves.

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