How much can the older workforce impact the OECD economies?

Our Golden Age Index 2018 shows that the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) is gradually improving towards a greater engagement of older individuals in the workforce. Weighing an average of seven indicators that reflect the labour market for workers over 55 years, the Index shows that countries like …

A new cycle for bank governance: the update of the EBA guidelines

In a year marked by the enforcement of several regulations, banks have their hands full. Investor protection (MiFID II), online payment innovation (PSD2), clients’ data privacy (GDPR) are among the regulations 2018 has seen being enforced. The banking sector is also undergoing a significant change when it comes to internal …

10 Challenges to the Adoption of Smart Contracts

Smart watches, smartphones, smart-clothes. All of them bring the promise of assisting us intelligently, making our lives easier. That’s what the voice-based assistants currently do. The need for validation, if any, comes from us. There are smart contracts too. Rather than assisting one person, they are poised to ease transactions between two …

Insurtech: re-inventing the insurance industry

New technology players are entering the insurance sector, bringing with them innovation and changing the way the business operates at both front-end and back-end levels. Called “Insurtechs”, a name inspired by the word “Fintechs”, these technology-based companies are exploring new avenues – offering ultra-customised policies and social insurance, for example …

How AI can help businesses comply with the GDPR

When you think of artificial intelligence (AI), your brain might evoke a gentle robot answering questions accurately. Could that friendly machine disclose information you want to keep private and under your control? For now, AI is a result of human inventiveness: we build, train and influence how AI performs, what …

Responsible AI is the key for a bright tech future

Some weeks ago, we had the opportunity to exchange views on what the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) means to business and society, threats and advantages, and the value it’s already bringing to us. The scenario couldn’t be better: Anand Rao, our global AI leader, visited Crystal Park and shared …

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