We live in a world that expects "digital by default".
The ever accelerating rise of IoT, connected devices and smart technologies means industries are changing.
Companies across the globe, large and small, must innovate to survive. The market-leaders and disruptive brands are using new forms of data and business intelligence to reinvent their sectors, transform business models and delight customers with new digital and personal experiences.
The social, economic and environmental impact of technological disruption around the world is a double-edged sword. We can now access to data and experiences that completely change what we can learn and do in our immediate surroundings. But growing populations, accelerating consumption of resources and a rising expectation economy means social, economic and environmental infrastructure is under incredible pressure to adapt and respond in line with the pace of technological development.
In this report we explore the towns and cities of the future from energy provision, council & local enterprise, to transport, public health and social care.
It's predicted that 91% of adults have their mobile device within reach 24/7. We spend an average of 9.3 hours a day sitting down at work, many in front of a screen. 30% of consumers already own or plan to own an in-home smart device.
Technology is a huge part of our everyday habits and routines. It gives us unlimited access to information at a click of a button.
But is it good for us? Are we making the most of technology's potential to help us learn, manage and maintain a healthier, more active lifestyle, or is it making us lazy? These are just some of the questions we explore in this report.
There's no denying that a day in the office looks wildly different today than it did 10 years ago. Innovation in staff mobility, cloud-based collaboration tools, automated workflows, smarter manufacturing and endless more examples, have had a profound impact on how we work, physically and culturally.
In this report we take a look at the world of modern work and explore the impact of technology from the new ways we complete day-to-day tasks and live in our office environments, to the digitisation of entire industries and skill sets.
We build voice assistant apps and mobile business solutions to help employee's gain valuable time. Automating the mundane.