The Covid-19 global pandemic caught the world off guard. The crisis has roiled the markets and turned the business world upside down. Companies are fighting back by harnessing the power of technology to limit the effects of the virus: From manufacturers pivoting production lines to pump out PPE, internet companies scaling up to cater for new demand, retailers moving swiftly online, food companies launching contactless deliveries and all the tools and technologies enabling the world’s largest work from home experiment. Join us for a robust discussion around the technologies and innovation that is getting us through, and how some changes will be permanent.
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Global industry has stepped up to the plate to help us through this. But some of the changes brought by Covid-19 will be permanent – we can’t go back to business as usual. We focus on the innovation success stories and how we will kick-start the new post-virus economy.