Groundbreaking uses of cryptos and blockchain

Cryptocurrencies are widely regarded as trading assets, but along with blockchain they offer groundbreaking uses in sectors such as personal finance, housing and energy. Here are five innovative examples

Tech sector lagging behind when it comes to diversity

Technology companies have a long way to go in achieving a diverse workforce as women and ethnic minorities often remain under-represented, particularly in senior positions

British Overseas Territories: privacy vs transparency

Government pressure for greater financial transparency must also strike a delicate balance with the need for privacy

Five ways technology is driving procurement

procurement technology graphic coffee conveyor belt

As organisations embrace connectivity with an emphasis on efficiency and productivity, digital technologies are opening up new ways for them to respond to the needs of consumers and suppliers

Indian crypto caution could stifle innovation

Once a front runner in cryptocurrencies and crypto exchanges, India has now sought to shut down trading

Trump’s tariffs represent a geopolitical risk

US steel worker in workshop

A looming trade war between the United States and China could boil over into a global trading crisis

Future cities have to get even smarter

Singapore at night

Urbanisation poses immense challenges, but is also an opportunity to create digital super towns and cities, with a wired-up and connected approach to everyday needs and problems. Here are three examples

Infrastructure must lead the charge in building electric car network

Electric car charging point

They are the future, but there is still a long way to travel in providing a nationwide infrastructure of charging points for electric vehicles