Category Archives: Innovation

Machine, Platform, Crowd – Book Review

Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson have done it again. ‘Machine, Platform, Crowd’ is a lucid and timely exploration of three powerful trends unleashed by the digital revolution. They describe the ‘three rebalancings’: first, as machine learning either complements or supplants … Continue reading

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How our mobiles could make us rich

Our mobiles could help us lead richer lives – this was the bold claim that I made at the recent Ignite conference in London. Based on my earlier post entitled Beyond Mobile Banking, I noted that people already say that … Continue reading

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Driverless Cars – The Route to Richer, Happier Lives

Driverless cars are already a reality. There’s still work to be done on the technology, and big challenges confront their widespread adoption. But there can be little doubt that they promise to be a transformative technology. Apart from boosting output … Continue reading

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Beyond Mobile Banking – A List of 6 Ways to the Future

Financial markets are in turmoil and many economists are miserable about growth prospects. But tell this to the fintech world. The outlook for mobile banking has never been brighter. Its adoption has been much faster than the internet banking that … Continue reading

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The New Abnormal

It’s remarkable how pervasive ‘New Normal’ thinking still is, despite innumerable economic and financial market shocks. Forecasters continue to assume that the global economy will gravitate towards low but stable growth, regulators still aim to deliver a more stable financial … Continue reading

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