Fintech: the great disruptor. From payments and lending to investment and money management, tech providers are actively shaping the future of the financial landscape - even pushing the boundaries of currency itself. How are fintech firms adjusting their services to align with consumer trends? Can fintech cement its reputation as a driver of equality and sustainability? And how should big banks respond to the disruption and stay relevant across the financial ecosystem for the future customer?
It is estimated that 3.5 million people in the UK will be affected by a rare disease at some point in their lives. Though rare on an individual basis, rare diseases are collectively common. How can better health data and advances in genomics produce better outcomes for patients? Are there wider benefits to rare disease research and funding? How has Covid affected the rare disease community? This report considers some of the lived experiences of rare disease patients, and also explores opportunities for improved testing, diagnosis and treatment.
Digital transformation has been a huge area of focus for many businesses, particularly over the past couple of years. But with mitigating the climate crisis another are of concern, how are businesses tying together transformation and sustainability? And what are the key trends in transformation to look to next year?
The Covid pandemic continues to have a huge impact on healthcare, affecting everything from staffing to patient care to disease diagnosis. As the industry prepares for winter, what are the key challenges and what role is technology playing in overcoming them?