IORMA Blog : Global Consumer Spending and A Rising Middle Class – Where Are We Going to ?

IORMA Blog : Global Consumer Spending and A Rising Middle Class – Where Are We Going to ? by Aad Weening, Director International Consumer Trends IORMA London, 1 February 2017   According to experts, global consumer expenditure is on the rise again. Growth can … Continue reading

Beyond Governance : How boards are changing in a diverse, digital world

THE HARVEY NASH / ALUMNI BOARD REPORT 2016/17 In association with London Business School’s Leadership Institute BEYOND GOVERNANCE How boards are changing in a diverse, digital world Introduction The world at large and businesses across it are increasingly subject to … Continue reading

Harvey Nash Tech Survey 2017 : Game Over Or Game On? Tech is changing everything, for everyone

Harvey Nash Tech Survey 2017 Game Over Or Game On? Tech is changing everything, for everyone. Harvey Nash Technology Survey – one of the largest studies of tech people in the world. Key Highlights Technology has always been about change. … Continue reading

Connected Future : UK Government Report : December 2016

CONNECTED FUTURE Infrastructure Commission Report and Recommendations to the UK Government    December 2016  ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5G connectivity will be introduced from 2020, and will be a major contributor to UK and global economic growth.  It will be part of a curve … Continue reading

How driverless transport could bring an end to commuter rail strike misery

How driverless transport could bring an end to commuter rail strike misery Chris Ebbert, Nottingham Trent University January 18, 2017  It’s not easy being a rail passenger in Britain. In recent months, London and south-east England have regularly ground to … Continue reading

Why you might want to think twice about surrendering online privacy for the sake of convenience

Why you might want to think twice about surrendering online privacy for the sake of convenience Carissa Véliz, University of Oxford January 11, 2017  It is inconvenient to guard one’s privacy, and the better one protects it, the more inconvenience … Continue reading

Will AI ever understand human emotions?

Will AI ever understand human emotions? Leandro Minku, University of Leicester January 10, 2017 How would you feel about getting therapy from a robot? Emotionally intelligent machines may not be as far away as it seems. Over the last few … Continue reading

Why connecting all the world’s robots will drive 2017′s top technology trends

Why connecting all the world’s robots will drive 2017′s top technology trends Tom Garner, University of Portsmouth December 27, 2016 8.01am GMT If you want to make predictions for the future, you need to find the trajectory of events in the … Continue reading

IORMA Roundtable with Google : Brands and retailers working together to convert online customer interest to offline sales, given the growth of digital-led customer journeys?

18th October 2016 Brands and retailers working together to convert online customer interest to offline sales, given the growth of digital-led customer journeys?  This roundtable, hosted by Google at its offices in London WC2, was chaired by Nick Pendleton, IORMA’s … Continue reading

IORMA Roundtable with Ordnance Survey : Mapping the World

23 November 2016 Mapping the world around you This IORMA roundtable, hosted by Ordnance Survey Geovation in Clerkenwell, London EC!, examined the value of geo location data, mapping and visualisation, and how this is developing through innovation by start up … Continue reading