In recent years, companies worldwide have invested substantial sums in developing and implementing internet via satellites. This seemingly groundbreaking technology promises global internet coverage, even in remote areas, and aims to create new possibilities for communication and connectivity.
The world’s first computer program was written by Ada Lovelace in 1843. And the term ‘software engineer’ was coined by Margaret Hamilton, who also happened to be the woman responsible for the software that landed Apollo 11 safely on the moon. In fact the history of tech is studded by brilliant women. Yet just 26% of today’s tech workforce is female. So what’s going wrong, why does it matter, and what can we do about it?
With a plethora of new fintech activity intensifying competition, yet more complex legislation, and wobbling consumer and government confidence levels, banks have never been more under pressure. BearingPoint believes success lies in finding and executing answers to five, inter-related, questions.
Social welfare is a core responsibility of today’s developed countries. But the current cost-of-living and social housing crisis, following the disruption caused by Covid 19, has accelerated citizen demand for support. So how can governments meet the rising citizen demand for social welfare services, while simultaneously maintaining budget responsibility?