This futuristic, floating city can withstand Category 5 hurricanes

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, fintech, cyber, dynamics, innovation,Imagine living in a sustainable city that not only produced its own food and energy but also withstood natural disasters — all while resting out on the ocean.

Although it sounds like something concocted by a science fiction writer, the United Nations wants to make it a reality. Continue reading “This futuristic, floating city can withstand Category 5 hurricanes”

Audit Industry NEEDS a Makeover

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Recent corporate scandals now requires profession to use more updated ways.

The audit profession has been under scrutiny. due in part to several high-profile corporate failures. Stakeholders and regulators have thus questioned the “quality” in the field.

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Using ‘MINDFULNESS’ as a Workplace Assist

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,More importantly, it’s not an individual thing but can be deployed for greater good.

The digital age has profoundly changed the very nature of work. As teams are spread far and wide, collective decision-making and teamwork have become all the more essential to the success of a business. Continue reading “Using ‘MINDFULNESS’ as a Workplace Assist”

3 Signs Your Startup Might Die …. taken from Startups that Actually did DIE!

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, fintech, cyber, dynamics,Do any of these ring a bell? It might be time for your start-up to call it quits.

It’s old news that startups die often, fast and hard. Whatever stats you set store by — the one that says 75 percent of venture-backed startups fail or the one about 50 percent of all businesses failing within five years — the conclusion is the same: Your startup has a statistically unfavourable road ahead. Continue reading “3 Signs Your Startup Might Die …. taken from Startups that Actually did DIE!”

eSourcing : 3 Crucial Ways to help Your Business

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, esourcing,Finding and negotiating with suppliers is a time-consuming and challenging process for any business – especially for those with complicated supply chains. eSourcing can streamline this process, allowing your organisation to use a suite of online systems to collect and compare information on a range of suppliers, run auctions, tenders, and complete vendor surveys – all designed to help you choose a preferred provider Continue reading “eSourcing : 3 Crucial Ways to help Your Business”

Hospitals have a cure for their financial woes

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,COVID-19 has finally imposed the need to expand telemedicine as a viable option

When the pandemic stormed across the globe creating havoc, the healthcare industry was left grappling with a reality that it hadn’t faced in living memory. Hospitals despite being a hot zone in this situation, literally and figuratively, also became a danger zone for several patients who feared venturing past its doors to avoid catching the lethal infection. Continue reading “Hospitals have a cure for their financial woes”

10 examples of brands using emotion analytics to ramp up customer engagement

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, fintech, cyber, dynamics, innovation,British Airways, Disney, USA Today and BBC are just some of the brands tapping emotion analytics such as biometrics and facial recognition to lift their marketing game.

Facial recognition, social listening, audio analytics and biometrics scanning are just some of the ways emotion analytics is entering the mainstream.

Broadly speaking, emotion analytics is about better understanding how consumers communicate both verbally and non-verbally Continue reading “10 examples of brands using emotion analytics to ramp up customer engagement”

Are You Ready for Agile Learning at Work?

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,The digital deadlock is affecting many organizations today, big and small, and across all industries. Vast amounts of technology investments are being poured into the engines of aggressive digital strategies — but are delivering little in the way of progress. In fact, many are “stuck in their journey.” What’s holding them back?

We’ve looked into this very closely in the past few years and has found Continue reading “Are You Ready for Agile Learning at Work?”

How CIOs can pioneer Digital Transformation

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Many of the world’s most influential CEOs have one thing in common: they led and grew their businesses with inventions that started or changed entire industries. But they didn’t do it themselves — behind them were leaders as committed to disruption as they were. And whether the product was the iPhone or something else, this ethos permeated the entire executive committee. 

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Simple ways to motivate your team members to collaborate

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Choosing your team members wisely is always important for your business. However, it is not enough to just pick the right people for the right job, that is only one aspect of the selection. In order for your business to work in harmony as a whole, and reach its full potential through its capital in human resources, collaboration must be perceived as one of the most essential assets of your business.

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Beyond savings: How procurement departments can digitally transform and elevate to world-class status

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, Americas, emea, imea, aspac, asean,Business competition across industries is intense, so companies are looking to their procurement departments to increase capabilities, become even more efficient and save money. To meet those demands, many are turning to technology, seeking ways to implement digital transformation. While few organizations have fully made the shift to digital, many are taking steps to move their departments forward. Continue reading “Beyond savings: How procurement departments can digitally transform and elevate to world-class status”

IoT edge cloud balances the best of cloud and edge computing

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac, Organizations are shifting IoT deployments from cloud computing to edge computing, but a newer option — the edge cloud — has emerged to bring the cloud to the edge.

Cloud computing and edge computing are well known for their distinct advantages in IoT based on use case, data processing and storage needs. However, the combination of the two computing infrastructures offers greater flexibility to developers and lower latency to consumers while also maintaining data privacy standards. Continue reading “IoT edge cloud balances the best of cloud and edge computing”

Digitisation is What a Future is Built On

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It has evolved into something much bigger than creating a few savings here and there.

If we want industry to be resilient, we need to prioritize digital.   

No business had immunity against 2020, and what appears to be for much of 2021 – but some were able to adapt quicker, reducing costs and adjusting output. The common thread to such success was digitization.

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How Leaders Should Navigate Long-Term Uncertainty

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Entrepreneurs and change managers may ultimately be selling a dream, but that’s not what stakeholders are buying.

Imagine having to sell a totally new, game-changing product with no samples, no prototype, not even a realistic rendering. The only thing certain about it? A hefty price tag. Now imagine you have to sell this product not just once, but repeatedly, to the same people, over a period of years. Continue reading “How Leaders Should Navigate Long-Term Uncertainty”

Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Tropical forests continue to be threatened by rampant agricultural production of key commodities, such as palm oil, sugarcane, and soybean. While these commodities are traded and consumed the world over, the bulk come from just a handful of countries where they are produced. According to FAO data, more than 80% of palm oil in 2016 was produced in just two countries: Indonesia (53%) and Malaysia (29%). And over 80% of soybean was produced in three countries: the United States (35%), Brazil (29%) and Argentina (18%). Meanwhile, almost 40% of the world´s sugarcane was produced by Brazil alone. Continue reading “Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?”

Smart technologies: where will the energy come from?

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Only way forward is to ensure greener energy generation and increased energy efficiency.

If there is one positive impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is the good news on the environment front. As human beings shut themselves up behind doors and governments, factories and offices remain closed, Mother Nature has healed herself, if only partially.

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Is RaaS the solution to shuttering stores?

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Nearly 14,000 stores closed on European high streets in the first half of 2020 and retail sales are down to their lowest level since the ’08 financial crisis.

There’s no doubt that the pressure, stress and financial risk of opening physical stores has never been higher. But there’s good news for those currently treading water; an emergent, new offering for retailers that potentially brings some welcome relief. Continue reading “Is RaaS the solution to shuttering stores?”

Can SMART Tech SAVE Lives?

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For thousands of years, human society has organised itself in the form of towns and cities, from humble communities living within rudimentary settlements to the powerful city-states of the Renaissance to today’s modern metropolises. But coupled with the potential offered by today’s connected technologies, we may be standing on the brink of the most revolutionary change in the history of these bustling urban hubs: the transition of cities’ relationships to their citizens, from merely the material settlements they call their home to living, breathing entities capable of facilitating the minutiae of their day-to-day lives.

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COVID-19 is sparking a new wave of tech innovation in India

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac, India has a wealth of engineering talent with ‘jugaad’ – a frugal mindset of solving problems with limited resources, says an observer.

Entrepreneurs and innovators across India have responded quickly to the challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A host of new innovations, some emerging from start-ups that have been incubated by universities, have appeared in recent weeks. Continue reading “COVID-19 is sparking a new wave of tech innovation in India”

Is Your Companys Procurement Compliant ?

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Over the last decade, several Latin-American countries have implemented different practices to fight illicit practices and corruption. As an example, we can quote Law 12. 846 in Brazil, Law 30424 in Peru, or Law 27. 401 in Argentina. Also, in recent years, these nations have proposed additional measures to protect government administrations, and local and international businesses. It is evident that ensuring efficient Compliance measures in your company has become the standard to reduce legal risks.

However, Continue reading “Is Your Companys Procurement Compliant ?”

The REAL Reason We Are AFRAID of ROBOTS

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,When faced with a fundamental challenge to their core beliefs, humans go on the offensive

Artificial intelligence is everywhere. It helps drive your car, recognises your face at the airport’s immigration checkpoint, interprets your CT scans, reads your resume, traces your interactions on social media, and even vacuums your carpet.

As AI encroaches on every aspect of our lives, people watch with a mixture of fascination, bewilderment, and fear.

AI’s overthrow of humanity is a familiar trope in popular culture, from Isaac Asimov’s ‘I, Robot’ to the ‘Terminator’ movies and ‘The Matrix.’ Some scholars express similar concerns. Continue reading “The REAL Reason We Are AFRAID of ROBOTS”

Where will Innovation in Architecture come from NEXT?

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Now more than ever, architecture is in need of innovation. The pandemic has made us fundamentally rethink the functioning of our cities, public spaces, buildings, and homes. The 2021 challenges are pressing, and we cannot put off changing architecture any longer.
But even before these crises forced many of us to re-examine architecture, the industry was in desperate need of innovation.

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The Future of Emergency Medicine: 6 Technologies That Make Patients THE Point-of-Care

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Car crashes, home injuries, fires, natural disasters: every minute – if not every second – spent without treatment in such cases of medical emergencies and high-risk patients could reduce the chance of survival or proper recovery. In fact, when deprived of oxygen, permanent brain damage begins after only 4 minutes, while death can occur as soon as 4-6 minutes later. In this race against time, digital health technologies that turn patients into the point-of-care could prove to be game-changers for first responders and emergency units. 

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DP World to join shipping industry’s blockchain platform

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Shipping and ports have been relatively late entrants to digital change

 The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalisation drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in some countries. Continue reading “DP World to join shipping industry’s blockchain platform”

A Measured Approach to Regulating Fast-Changing Tech

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Amid the economic upheaval caused by Covid-19, technology-driven disruption continues to transform nearly every business at an accelerating pace, from entertainment to shopping to how we work and go to school. Though the crisis may be temporary, many changes in consumer behavior are likely permanent.

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Cloud Computing: Floating High in the Latin American Market

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As the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Latin America improves, the demand for cloud computing and similarly positioned digital technologies is on the rise.

There is some good news for the movers-and-shakers in the cloud computing market. As the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Latin America has improved in recent times, demand for cloud computing and related services is on the rise. In fact, our latest market research report predicts a double digit CAGR for the cloud computing market in Latin America.

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Technologies That Keep Your Health System HIPAA Compliant

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,In the past five years, HHS’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has increased enforcement of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) violations, according to the HIPAA Journal. In 2015, there were only six HIPAA penalties, compared with 11 in 2018. Not only have enforcements increased, but fines and settlement amounts are also on the rise. In 2018, more than $28 million in penalties was paid to OCR. The mean penalty amount for 2018 was $2.6 million. Anthem settled for $16 million for failure to respond to breaches that had occurred since 2015 and for lacking technical controls to prevent unauthorized electronic personal health information (PHI) access. Continue reading “Technologies That Keep Your Health System HIPAA Compliant”

COVID-19 Impact on the EMEA Cloud Market – Time to Shine for Cloud?

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,As Covid-19 fundamentally shakes up how we live, learn, socialize and work, the governments across Europe are taking drastic measures to keep citizens safe and healthy. No doubt, the impact of the current situation will be massive on the economy, market sentiments, and uncertainty in spend, including IT spend.

While there is a significant impact on the European cloud market, it is potentially positive! Continue reading “COVID-19 Impact on the EMEA Cloud Market – Time to Shine for Cloud?”

Indian IT 4.0: Upping the Ante on Innovation

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,For long, India has been the destination for low-cost outsourced software services, but it’s not enough now.

The IT services industry has remained a crown jewel in India’s success story, and a key growth catalyst in the nation’s economy. This industry grew to $181 billion in 2018-19, Continue reading “Indian IT 4.0: Upping the Ante on Innovation”

How Technology Is Making A Difference To The Finance Sector

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,The finance sector has seen some incredible changes over the past few years – lots has happened in a relatively short space on time, and the new buzzword of ‘’FinTech’ seems to be capturing many people’s imaginations. FinTech simply means the technologies used and applied in the financial sectors.

Innovation is something important for every business sector, Continue reading “How Technology Is Making A Difference To The Finance Sector”