Issue 23 | Autumn 2020


The briefing

The latest business and technology news, comment and analysis from the editorial team at our sister publication Verdict

Blockchain and business innovation

IKE CEO Professor Sa’ad Sam Medhat explains the potential of blockchain technology for business model innovation

From survive to thrive

Sreeram Visvanathan, CEO of IBM UK and Ireland, writes about the importance of digital leadership in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

What's next for Industry 4.0?

Wasabi Technologies CEO David Friend explains how the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated Industry 4.0 and what it means for businesses

The potential of deep learning

How deep learning can be used to solve manufacturing and supply chain problems

Innovation after the pandemic

Five trends shaping the future of innovation across all industries in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic

30 tech scaleups tackling climate change

Tech Nation is supporting 30 British scaleups working on innovative technological solutions to climate change

How to plan a startup

Andrew Constable explains the benefits of lean product development for startups

Library of the future

By adopting digital technologies, libraries can continue to thrive as vital sources of learning

Mind the gender gap

EngineeringUK has found that he coronavirus pandemic could widen the gender gap in engineering and technology

Local lockdowns: protect your business

Bureau Veritas explains how to maintain business continuity as local lockdowns loom

Easing back-to-work anxiety

MyGP offers advice on how to deal with the transition back to the workplace

Case study: return to work

How one automotive manufacturer is managing the return of the workforce

Further reading

A selection of in-depth features and analysis across business, technology and industry from our network of publications