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The EIU Digital Economy podcast is a monthly series examining the technologies, ideas and people driving the digitisation of the global economy. Sponsored by DXC, the podcast aims to help business leaders understand the way in which digital technology affects their companies, their teams, and their careers.

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The EIU Digital Economy podcast is a monthly series examining the technologies, ideas and people driving the digitisation of the global economy. Sponsored by DXC, the podcast aims to help business leaders understand the way in which digital technology affects their companies, their teams, and their careers.

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The Economist Intelligence Unit: Digital Economy

Latest release on Dec 19, 2019

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The EIU Digital Economy podcast is a monthly series examining the technologies, ideas and people driving the digitisation of the global economy. Sponsored by DXC, the podcast aims to help business leaders understand the way in which digital technology affects their companies, their teams, and their careers.

Rank #1: Digital Economy: Why digitisation is disrupting your business model

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This episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast explores the impact of digitisation on the business models that companies use to create and monetise value. To discuss why digital technology challenges established models and what companies can do about it, host Pete Swabey is joined by Charles Baden-Fuller, centenary professor of strategy at London’s Cass Business School, and George Walkley, group digital and development director at the publisher Hachette UK. Sponsored by DXC Technology

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Jan 24 2019

30mins

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Rank #2: Digital Economy: Asia’s digital rise

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This episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast explores the growing influence of Asian companies in the global digital economy. To discuss why companies in China and beyond have quickly emerged as digital pioneers, and what this means for global businesses, host Pete Swabey is joined from Singapore by Ayesha Khanna, CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence advisory start-up, and Jason Davis, associate professor of entrepreneurship and family enterprise at the business school INSEAD. Sponsored by DXC Technology

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Mar 05 2019

29mins

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Rank #3: Digital Economy: Digital democracy

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This episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast explores the impact of digital technology on democracy. Host Pete Swabey is joined from New York by Professor Beth Simone Noveck, founder and director of the Governance Lab at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, and Seth Flaxman and Kathryn Peters, co-founders of Democracy Works, a non-profit organisation that builds digital tools that support democracy. Sponsored by DXC Technology

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Jun 13 2019

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Rank #4: Digital Economy: What does the future of work mean for managers?

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The third episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast examines the evolution of work and management in the digital age. Host Pete Swabey is joined by Gavin Gollogley, head of digital for Asia at Canadian insurer SunLife Financial, Marina Chan, director of education at the MIT Innovation Node in Hong, and Sui Yang Phang, managing director for Hong Kong at accelerator Nest, to discuss the impact of digitisation on employees and on the meaning of management. Sponsored by DXC Technology

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Dec 18 2018

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Rank #5: Digital Economy: The audible internet

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This episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast explores how the growing prevalence of smart speakers and other audio technologies will change the internet and organisations that use it to reach their audiences. Host Pete Swabey is joined in London by Jennifer Allum, head of gov.uk, the UK government’s public information site; by Ben Sauer, director of conversational design at digital health start-up Babylon Health, and by Dr Lorenzo Picinali, senior lecturer in audio interface design at Imperial College London. Sponsored by DXC Technology

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Jul 18 2019

30mins

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Digital Economy: Digital skills

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As cloud computing, network connectivity, and commodity hardware have reduced barriers to the technical infrastructure of the digital economy, talent and skills have emerged as the most sought after fuel for innovation. But work such as software development or data science can in theory be delivered from anywhere, geography still seems to influence the market for digital skills, with hubs such as Silicon Valley acting as beacons for talent. On this month’s episode, we discuss the dynamics of digital skills, exploring how digitisation itself is shaping their supply and demand. Host Pete Swabey is joined by Joysy John, director of education at UK innovation foundation Nesta, and Chris Johnson, CEO and co-founder of talent acquisition platform Uncubed. Sponsored by DXC Technology.

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Dec 19 2019

29mins

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Digital Economy: The digitisation of healthcare

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There can be few applications of digital technology more worthwhile than saving lives, but integrating digital technology into healthcare systems is uniquely complex. This episode provides an introduction to some of the challenges that healthcare providers face in their pursuit of digital innovation, and explores some of the paths forward. Host Pete Swabey is joined by Professor Ann Blandford, deputy director for digital health at the UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering; by Jackie Hunter, chief executive, clinical programmes & strategic relationships at AI-powered drug development firm Benevolent.AI; and by Elizabeth Sukkar, managing editor and global editorial lead for healthcare at The EIU. Sponsored by DXC Technology.

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Nov 28 2019

31mins

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Digital Economy: Global digital culture

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Nothing spreads faster and further on the internet than ideas. This month’s episode examines the global spread of culture, and in particular youth culture, and its implications for international businesses and society at large. Host Pete Swabey is joined by Kathy Sheehan, SVP and trends maven at marketing research company Cassandra, Ravi Govada, head of global market research at hospitality start-up Selina, and Peter Chonka, lecturer in global digital cultures at King’s College London. Sponsored by DXC Technology.

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Oct 24 2019

31mins

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Digital Economy: The digitisation of trade

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This month, we examine the impact of digitisation on trade. We explore how digital technology is affecting the way goods are shipped around the world, the impact of e-commerce on global trade, and the role of digitisation in the growth of trade in services. Host Pete Swabey is joined by Martin Holme, global head of supply chain management and e-commerce logistics at shipping giant Maersk, Jenna Brown, CEO and co-founder of supply chain data management start-up Shipamax, and by Christopher Clague, managing editor and global editorial lead for trade and globalisation at The EIU. Sponsored by DXC Technology.

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Sep 26 2019

29mins

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Digital Economy: Thingonomics

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In this episode, we investigate the microeconomics of the internet of things (IoT) to discover how businesses large and small can make connected products work commercially. Host Pete Swabey is joined from Hong Kong by Serena Pau, head of product development at energy provider CLP’s innovation hub; by Anvil Ng, senior manager for acceleration programmes at Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks; and by Florian Simmendinger, founder and CEO of music tech start-up SoundBrenner.

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Aug 22 2019

28mins

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Digital Economy: The audible internet

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This episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast explores how the growing prevalence of smart speakers and other audio technologies will change the internet and organisations that use it to reach their audiences. Host Pete Swabey is joined in London by Jennifer Allum, head of gov.uk, the UK government’s public information site; by Ben Sauer, director of conversational design at digital health start-up Babylon Health, and by Dr Lorenzo Picinali, senior lecturer in audio interface design at Imperial College London. Sponsored by DXC Technology

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Jul 18 2019

30mins

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Digital Economy: Digital democracy

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This episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast explores the impact of digital technology on democracy. Host Pete Swabey is joined from New York by Professor Beth Simone Noveck, founder and director of the Governance Lab at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, and Seth Flaxman and Kathryn Peters, co-founders of Democracy Works, a non-profit organisation that builds digital tools that support democracy. Sponsored by DXC Technology

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Jun 13 2019

32mins

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Digital Economy: Asia’s digital rise

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This episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast explores the growing influence of Asian companies in the global digital economy. To discuss why companies in China and beyond have quickly emerged as digital pioneers, and what this means for global businesses, host Pete Swabey is joined from Singapore by Ayesha Khanna, CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence advisory start-up, and Jason Davis, associate professor of entrepreneurship and family enterprise at the business school INSEAD. Sponsored by DXC Technology

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Mar 05 2019

29mins

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Digital Economy: Why digitisation is disrupting your business model

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This episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast explores the impact of digitisation on the business models that companies use to create and monetise value. To discuss why digital technology challenges established models and what companies can do about it, host Pete Swabey is joined by Charles Baden-Fuller, centenary professor of strategy at London’s Cass Business School, and George Walkley, group digital and development director at the publisher Hachette UK. Sponsored by DXC Technology

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jan 24 2019

30mins

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Digital Economy: What does the future of work mean for managers?

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The third episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast examines the evolution of work and management in the digital age. Host Pete Swabey is joined by Gavin Gollogley, head of digital for Asia at Canadian insurer SunLife Financial, Marina Chan, director of education at the MIT Innovation Node in Hong, and Sui Yang Phang, managing director for Hong Kong at accelerator Nest, to discuss the impact of digitisation on employees and on the meaning of management. Sponsored by DXC Technology

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Dec 18 2018

31mins

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Digital Economy: The digitisation of finance

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The second episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast examines the impact of digital technology on the financial services industry. Host Pete Swabey is joined by Greg Baxter, chief digital officer at US insurance company MetLife, and Tejal Mody, head of business development for Rabobank’s wholesale banking division, to discuss how digitisation has shaped insurance and banking so far, how they lead digital innovation within their organisations, and how the evolution of the industry will affect their employees and customers. Sponsored by DXC Technology

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Nov 21 2018

31mins

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The state of the global digital economy

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The first episode of The EIU Digital Economy podcast looks at the current state of the global digital economy. Host Pete Swabey speaks to Michael Kent, CEO of cross-border payments provider Azimo, about the challenges of managing a truly global digital start-up. Then guests Annabelle Gawer, chair in digital economy at the University of Surrey, and George Zarkadakis, digital lead at global risk and human capital advisory firm Willis Towers Watson, discuss the impact so far of digitisation on the global economy. Sponsored by DXC Technology

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Oct 24 2018

30mins

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Digital Economy: Introduction

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The EIU Digital Economy podcast is a monthly series examining the technologies, ideas and people driving the digitisation of the global economy. Sponsored by DXC, the podcast aims to help business leaders understand the way in which digital technology affects their companies, their teams, and their careers.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Oct 18 2018

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