AWS Re:Invent 2022 Aims To Evolve Telcos Into Tech-Cos

AWS Re:Invent 2022 Aims To Evolve Telcos Into Tech-Cos

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent conference is decidedly back post-pandemic, ringing in at more than 350,000 in-person and virtual attendees this year. The focus on telco at re:Invent has been somewhat light in the past, so I was encouraged by this year’s theme of accelerating the sector from “telco to tech-co.” As stated by […]

Disney Stock On Track For Worst Year Since 1974

Disney Stock On Track For Worst Year Since 1974

Key Takeaways Disney stock has plummeted almost 45% so far this year, which is looking set to be the worst performance since 1974. The latest fall has come after the opening weekend of Avatar: The Way Of Water fell short of huge opening weekend expectations. Disney is under pressure from many fronts, with its streaming […]

Planning And Visibility – Better Together

Planning And Visibility – Better Together

There is a vintage television commercial for Reese’s Peanut Butter cups. One character says to another, you got chocolate in my peanut butter.” The other response, “no, you got peanut butter on my chocolate.” The two then conclude that peanut butter and chocolate are better together. Supply chain practitioners are beginning to understand the same […]

Recession Threatens Europe’s Auto Makers But Hopes For A Mild Downturn Revive

Recession Threatens Europe’s Auto Makers But Hopes For A Mild Downturn Revive

Who’d be a shareholder in a Recession that Threatens European automotive manufacturers? It’s not a compelling case to say the best they can hope for is that 2023 won’t be as bad as forecasters recently reckoned. The industry is in the throes of massive uncertainties as it scrambles to prepare for the electric revolution. Sales […]

‘Heardle’ Answer And Clues For Sunday, December 18

‘Heardle’ Answer And Clues For Sunday, December 18

Hello! I hope you’re having a great weekend. Let’s get down to business with some clues and the answer for today’s Heardle. In case you’re joining us for the first time, here’s how to play Heardle: You will hear the first second of a reasonably well-known song. You’ll then try to guess the artist and […]

Grass Could Be The Answer To More Environmental Flying

Grass Could Be The Answer To More Environmental Flying

Environmental Flying Aviation gets a lot of criticism for its carbon emissions. While the reality is that its contribution is far less than most other forms of transport, it is also going to be much harder to decarbonize, particularly long-haul flights. Most road transport can be effectively electrified, but there’s no technology yet that will […]

Tonnes Of Airborne Microplastics Drop Onto Cities Every Year

Tonnes Of Airborne Microplastics Drop Onto Cities Every Year

Whether you’re talking about the environment or news headlines, it’s becoming clear that microplastics are everywhere. These three stories: “Synthetic fibers discovered in Antarctic sea ice”, “Blue whales may ingest 10 mil. pieces of microplastic daily”, and “Microplastics settling into soil”, are from the past month alone. Together, they highlight the ubiquitous nature of these […]

Bring Humanity Back Into The Office

Bring Humanity Back Into The Office

Bring Humanity Mental health is at an all-time low, and the workplace is partially to blame. According to a survey from the nonprofit Mental Health America, 89% of employees say that workplace-related stress and depression are negatively impacting their relationships with friends, family, and co-workers. Less than half feel like they’re getting the support they […]

Artificial Intelligence Will Help Social Media Radically Evolve In 2023

Artificial Intelligence Will Help Social Media Radically Evolve In 2023

Artificial intelligence might become much more viable in 2023, even if recent history has not been that positive. Sure, Twitter became a hot topic in 2022 for all of the wrong reasons. Some have argued that social media is dead or dying. We’re all a little bored with the idea it seems. However, I believe […]

Glovo’s Couriers Pledge And Looming EU Laws

Glovo’s Couriers Pledge And Looming EU Laws

Europe’s gig economy is undergoing substantial changes, which are all front of mind for Glovo co-founder Sacha Michaud. Top of that list is the treatment and welfare of the company’s Couriers Pledge which carry out deliveries of food, groceries, and goods every day. “The gig economy has got a lot of positive things, but maybe […]