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Roadmap towards electric vehicles – II

As any major transformation, the shift from ICE to EV creates ripples all around it. I mentioned in yesterday’s post the need for a re-thinking of the energy infrastructure as gasoline is replaced by electricity. This is an obvious impact, but it goes well beyond that. Refuelling today means stopping …

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Roadmap towards electric vehicles – I

In the last ten years the number of cars sold in the developed countries has seen a decrease (or at best a flattening out). The increasing number of sales per year worldwide has been sustained by the emerging markets, most notably China and India. The pandemic struck a blow on …

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Our World from above

It is vacation time, at least in Italy, and so why not relax and take a look at some nice pictures of our planet taken from the sky by the NASA Earth Observatory? I stumble onto these photos as I was looking at the present status and future challenges for …

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Covid-19 knows no boundary

Few days ago I read an interesting article by McKinsey: “How might the Covid-19 pandemic end“, resulting from interviews to several people in industry plus a few experts in epidemics. One point that impressed me is the evaluation of the economic cost, somewhere between 16 trillion to 35 trillion $ …

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Automation impact on jobs: a 2030 forecast

McKinsey has just released an interesting article, in synch with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, discussing the outlook for automation and related job impact in Japan following the expected recovery from the pandemic. This is expected to lead to increased automation for a number of reasons (and they apply much more …

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There are many ways to go, and they go by many ways

Few days ago I stumbled onto an interesting graphic produced by McKinsey reporting an analyses on the incidence of several economic archetypes (clusters of economic activities) on the GDP of a number of Countries. The areas considered are: Discoverers (how much research/innovation generates) Technologists Experts Deliverers Makers Builders Fuelers Financiers …

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The innovation gap is widening

Just finished to read the new McKinsey survey on “The new Digital Edge: Rethinking strategy for the post pandemic era“. It summarises the feedback received from top level managers of 700+ companies in various sectors. The resulting picture is one of accelerated shift towards the leverage of the digital space …

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Ecosystems 2.0 – X

In the previous posts I discussed the growth of ecosystems, how they can form and the roles of the different players in the set up, growth and exploitation of an ecosystem. In a nutshell: the Digital Transformation mirrors atoms into bits (through sensors and communication fabric) letting companies to operate …

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Ecosystems 2.0 – I

The Digital Transformation, by killing transaction costs and making possible to interoperate through data in the cyberspace, foster the creation of ecosystems and more and more companies leverage on them. At the Digital Reality Initiative we have made in depth studies on Digital Ecosystems identifying three categories of players: seeders …

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