Investments into digital technologies and industry 4.0 are transforming economies and consumer behaviour. The briefing examines how digitalisation manifests in manufacturing, mobility, education and consumer lifestyles to improve business efficiencies, laying the foundations for a digital economy.
236 million new households are forecast to gain access to the internet by 2025. The spread of COVID-19 and social distancing have made the usage of digital devices a vital everyday necessity and this is set to support connectivity growth.
47% of companies plan to reshape digital strategies while 25% plan to accelerate investments into production automation tools. New technologies are forecast to help fortify supply chains and improve operational efficiency.
Global B2B e-commerce market is forecast to expand by 66% over 2020-2025 to reach USD4.5 trillion in the latter year. Growing number of connected households, changing consumer preferences and the need to diversify sales channels are predicted to support B2B e-commerce growth.
By 2040, 64% of the world’s population is expected to live in urban areas. The increasing use of digital tools is forecast to transform mobility, utilities, city planning and in turn make cities more people-centric.
Around a third of young adults and middle youth are planning to spend more on technology and education. In turn, education institutions increasingly integrate technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and big data to improve learning outcomes.
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