Technology and innovation perspectives from The Economist Intelligence Unit
The difference between people and machines
Though a glass, darkly: technology determines how we see the world
Agent of change
Agent of change: The future of technology disruption in business, is an Economist Intelligence Unit white paper, sponsored by Ricoh. The report reviews the impact that technology developments will have over the next decade on various aspects of business, including organisational structures, jobs and the workplace, customer interactions, and business models themselves. The Economist Intelligence Unit bears sole responsibility for the content of the report and this executive summary. The findings do not necessarily reflect those of the sponsor.
Asia competition barometer: IT services
Supported by Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB), the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has developed the Asia Competition Barometer with the aim of understanding the changing market dynamics in key sectors and assessing the intensity of competition in them. Drawing upon company-level data on profitability and other indicators, the Barometer quantifies the changing dynamics of competitiveness in Asia for select industries between 2004 and 2009.
Great expectations or misplaced hopes?
Great expectations or misplaced hopes? Perceptions of business technology in the 21st century is an Economist Intelligence Unit report, sponsored by HP. It reviews how expectations for technology are changing under the impact of numerous trends, and assesses the implications for CIOs, the IT function and the broader business. The Economist Intelligence Unit bears sole responsibility for the content of this report. The findings do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsor.
Perspectives on 2025
Over the next fifteen years, a combination of forces such as the march of technology, demographic shifts, changing climates and other factors will lead to changes in how we live and work. The question is, How radical will these changes be? Are we heading for a brave new world, limited only by our imaginations? To what extent will technological progress be accompanied by, or help to make possible, changes in attitudes, values and practices?
Delivering results through claims technologies
Delivering results through claims technologies is an Ernst & Young report, written by the Economist Intelligence Unit. It examines the many pressures on claims management functions today and assesses how insurers are responding to new and emerging issues in the claims environment, particularly with technology solutions.
Frontiers of disruption
Corporate CIOs in emerging markets
As emerging-market companies increasingly compete for international market share, they are relying more and more on their information technology (IT) functions for a competitive edge. This is elevating chief information officers (CIOs) into leading positions, which in turn is accelerating the introduction of sophisticated IT systems into a broad range of corporate functions.