14 November 2019
Smart Company: Corporate evolution with the fourth industrial revolution

We are living at a time in history in which a number of technologies will not only improve various processes as they have always done, but will have such a profound impact that they will radically change our existing corporate business models. Picturing these new business models is an essential exercise if we are to have any hope of keeping pace with the market in the next few years. Paraphrasing Henry Ford’s words, up to now our technologies have been utilised to make the horses go faster, but these nowadays...

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13 November 2018
Blockchain for Business

“Blockchain” has become the latest buzzword. However, just as many people considered TCP-IP to be little more than something technical that enabled people to have their own website or e-mail account back in the ‘90s, these days people believe that blockchain is a place where people can go to speculate on cryptocurrencies. Like e-mail, bitcoin is unquestionably the killer application that triggered it all, but there’s a lot more yet in the pipeline. In fact, the technology is evolving fast, and it’s no mere coincidence that it all began with a...

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18 April 2016
E-Commerce in Italy 2016

The turnover from e-commerce in 2015 is estimated at 28.8 billion Euro. The turnover of online sales grew by 19% compared to 2014. This revenue is generated always more by foreign players and by big marketplaces like Amazon. The sector with the highest growth is the online shopping centers that increased its turnover by 140%, followed by food industry (+77%) thanks to the delivery of fresh foods, meanwhile the tourism and leisure industry are still growing and represent over the three-quarters of the Italian market. The consumer electronics industry suffers a...

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