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2 billion of coffee lost to Covid

When Starbucks launched its apps for pre-ordering coffee and decrease queuing in their stores they actually discovered that the queues just shifted, and actually got longer, as too many people pre-order their coffee and then had to queue for the pick up. but that was in a pre-Covid time. Now …

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The economics of the Digital Transformation – XXVI

The Pandemic Impact on the Gig Economy The recent pandemic hit the Gig Economy and possibly changed its evolution in two main ways: Emphasised the critical work environment with low societal protection Boosted the Gig Economy with, possibly, lasting effects Critical Work Environment The insecurity of work intrinsic in the …

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Planning for the New World – VI

Restoring the Health of the Environment That this insignificant species called Home Sapiens Sapiens is having an impact on the planet is no longer debatable: every hour humankind is destroying 18 million square meters of forest with agriculture being the leading cause; 750 billion tons of CO2 are exchanged by …

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Planning for the new World – IV

Shaping the Economic Recovery That the economy has taken one of the biggest downturn in recent history is a fact. The intertwining of business and value chains across the planet has made it not just “global”, it made it worse since a glitch in a supply chain affected the whole …

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Planning for the New World – I

The Pandemic was long due, several people raised awareness on such a possibility in the last twenty years and yet nobody prepared for it (at least the majority of people and Governments/Institutions that by nature of democracy reflect people’s sentiment). The SARS and MERS only reinforced the feeling that yes, …

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Lights and Shadows… let’s wrap it up – II

Organisations and Processes As companies scrambled to adjust to the pandemic they had to face the suitability of present processes to the new reality. Organisation and processes are a crucial component of today’s business. They shape the company and provide the competitive advantage. Changing processes and the organisation is more …

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Lights and Shadows… let’s wrap it up – I

It is obviously too early to draw conclusion on the long term impact of the pandemic, however some trends are starting to emerge: Acceleration of the Digital Transformation — and slow down The pandemic, as I pointed out in the previous posts, has accelerated the execution of the Digital Transformation …

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Aftershock and Opportunities

I am part of an initiative coordinated by Rohit Talwar, Fast Future, that aimed at creating scenarios for the post Covid-19 pandemic. Rohit has managed to involve hundred+ futurist around the world and in just a few weeks they provided their thoughts on possible futures. The first book including some …

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