Innovation Inc: How Walgreens, IBM, PepsiCo, and others are embracing digital
Underneath all the tragedy of the coronavirus pandemic is a massive digitization effort within nearly every industry across corporate America that promises to change how we shop, get healthcare, or even find our next job.
There are many visible examples of this. Some
These digital transformations are only accelerating, as COVID-19 prompts a quicker shift to online interactions. And both sides of the spectrum — the visible improvements and the behind-the-scenes advancements — will only get more robust.Below are a few other stories that you may have missed from the last two weeks. As always: If you're interested in receiving this biweekly newsletter and other updates from our ongoing
- A top MoneyGram exec lays out a digital transformation that's helped fuel triple-digit growth in cross-border payments during the pandemic
- How Stanley Black & Decker avoided 'pilot purgatory' in launching new tech projects that have saved it millions, and why it's making a broad call for partners with big new ideas
- FactSet's CFO lays out how the data giant quantifies innovation, and why tracking failed projects is a key metric
- Baker McKenzie just teamed up with an AI platform to help clients make better business decisions. A partner lays out how the tech will help the firm 'make meaning out of the volatility.'
- How the NBA used tools from Qualtrics — which is gearing up to spin out of SAP — to make sure that teams in its pandemic bubble felt 'heard and taken care of'
- If the COVID-19 vaccine prices are too high for some, then why not use direct benefit transfer
- While COVID-19 is making millions gasp for breath in India, state administrations are trying to hoard oxygen
- On Earth Day, companies commit to adopt more sustainable practices in an attempt to safeguard our tomorrow
- Tiger Global makes its first crypto investment in India making Coinswitch Kuber worth half a billion dollars
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