Tag: coronavirus-effect

Is COVID-19 the global wake-up call the world needed to take e-business Seriously?

Is COVID-19 the global wake-up call the world needed to take e-business Seriously?

COVID-19 The world has been surprised by the impact of a virus on the global economy. Very quickly manufacturing, transportation and the lives of billions of people were disrupted. We saw retailers and restaurants furlough staff, creating waves of requests for financial assistance. And we saw millions of normally office-based staff working from sequestered homes.…
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Dealing with legacy systems during the time of COVID - 19 mania

Dealing with legacy systems during the time of COVID – 19 mania

COVID – 19 It’s a fact of life that new shiny things are more interesting that old, dull things. And yet it’s the boring stuff that keeps the world working. Once the problems have been ironed out and technology just works, it’s a lot less interesting for innovators to “play” with. Over the decades thousands…
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Fintech Apps Offer Financial First Aid For Hardest-Hit Consumers

Fintech Apps Offer Financial First Aid For Hardest-Hit Consumers

FinTech – On March 18, 2020, a couple of days after New York City public schools closed due to the coronavirus, Jasmine Freeman Jones had to resign from her crossing-guard job to take care of her children. Her rent on her Brooklyn apartment was overdue, and she worried about her kids’ education. Although the city…
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How artificial intelligence data mining can help us fight COVID-19

How artificial intelligence data mining can help us fight COVID-19

Data Mining – While we focus on vaccines, anti-virals and respirators in the fight against COVID-19, there’s another type of technology that gets less attention, but may be even more important in lessening the impact of the pandemic—information technology. Given that we’ve been hearing more and more about the importance of widespread testing, we’re probably less surprised at…
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COVID-19: A Call For Digital Transformation

COVID-19: A Call For Digital Transformation

The COVID-19 outbreak is a tragedy that will have widespread and long-lasting implications for humanity and our global economy. As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, more and more enterprises will miss their financial targets because of supply chain disruptions and dampened customer demand. It’s also unclear how long this pandemic will last,…
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I hope you are safe and well (COVID - 19)

I hope you are safe and well (COVID – 19)

COVID – 19 – This is not the first time the world has experienced a deadly contagious plague, and it’s likely to not be the last. Our world has changed, and for many of us who are now working from home, this is a time to make use of technology as our primary way of…
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COVID - 19 Rules - Since the current pandemic was first discussed the population of the western world has been stocking up on everything from toilet paper to pasta, and retailers

Times They Are-A-Changin

Are supermarkets about to break data regulation and privacy laws due to Corona Virus? COVID – 19 Rules – Since the current pandemic was first discussed the population of the western world has been stocking up on everything from toilet paper to pasta, and retailers have been trying incredibly hard to manage this massive surge…
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Coronapocalypse?

Coronapocalypse?

While office workers are sheltering at home and everyone is taking their jogs six feet apart through the parks of America and the world, many impacts on modern business is underway. But surprisingly not everything is doom and gloom. I suspect that some companies may have their best quarter ever (Amazon, Fedex, UPS), and some…
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This too shall pass (COVID-19)

This too shall pass (COVID-19)

COVID-19 This is a difficult time for everyone. In what seems like a flash our world as we know it has been put on pause. Supply chains are broken, many are now working remotely, some of our customers’ entire businesses are on-hold, while others have seen their business become 100% online from under 5%, overnight.…
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Living the COVID-19

Living the COVID-19 Dream!

COVID-19 – I’m sitting in my home office in Manhattan looking down at the street, and all I can see is delivery trucks. FedEx, UPS, USPS, and one from Amazon, and there are bicycles pulling trailers full of boxes, which I guess are orders from local restaurants and shops being delivered. The city has mandated…
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