It's abundantly clear now that as fintech cements its place in the financial sector, accelerated further by the COVID-19 pandemic, it could open the sector to new possibilities by harnessing the power of technology to deliver financial services.
The past few months have been a massive trial for telehealth services and will do wonders for its adoption in the future. But the surge in usage during the COVID-19 pandemic has also brought to light the problems with telehealth, eroding the hype around it.
Their homeland becomes a forbidden territory for them and more likely than not, their journey to foreign soil is no less traumatizing, not to say deadly. It is crucial to help refugees live a life of dignity and have a future to look forward to.
As the world is embracing the new wave of digitalization triggered by the pandemic and the arrival of 5G, the adoption of IoT devices will further boom. With adoption set to soar, IoT security issues and other challenges can't be ignored anymore.
AR has acquired a foothold in educational settings, particularly in developed countries, as an alternative solution to conventional learning experiences as it provides students an immersive, three-dimensional atmosphere with real-world characteristics.
A center of excellence in biomedical engineering, e-health, and allied fields can be of particular interest to Rwanda as it can act as a catalyst for transforming the country’s healthcare from one that is deficient in the provision and reach to the one that has excess capacity and can offer services in the region and beyond, making Rwanda a major medical tourism hub.
The COVID-19 pandemic has essentially forced most of the businesses to either go remote or suspend operations. The changes were sudden and the transformation that would have taken years had to be done in a matter of days to ensure business continuity.
For more than a decade, advocates of telehealth have tried to convince the world that technology can transform health care delivery but their efforts had largely gone in vain until the COVID- 19 pandemic left people with no other choice.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted economic activity at an unprecedented scale and these disruptions are posing a survival threat to many businesses due to difficulties in procuring goods and reaching customers. Such supply chain disruptions have far- reaching impact and most of the countries are now gripped with shortages of even essential commodities such as protective medical equipment, medicines and food.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a black swan event accompanied by mass uncertainty and fear that will leave its imprint on consumer behaviour as well as the finances of the retail industry for years to come. As a result, the retail industry could change forever as coronavirus knocks down barriers to change that have held back the larger part of the industry during the past few decades.