Tag Archives: Technology

The Future of Retail Banking

The platform economy is revolutionizing the banking sector – technology providers and FinTechs are increasingly occupying the customer interface. Retail banks must reposition themselves: Instead of the mostly universal business model they operate now, they need to decide where their future focus will lie. Will they be relationship expert, product expert or technology provider? The …
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Travel and Logistics: Data Drives the Race for Customers

The report analyzes data from 15 European countries to better understand emerging travel industry technology and customer needs in the travel and logistics sectors. What can companies in this space do to respond to shifts and sharpen their digitization strategies? The report is available from the McKinsey website.

Heterogeneity of Technology-specific R&D Investments. Evidence from Top R&D Investors Worldwide

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission has recently launched the following Working Paper: “Heterogeneity of technology-specific R&D investments. Evidence from top R&D investors worldwide” by Petros Gkotsis and Antonio Vezzan. In this work, they develop and apply a methodology to estimate technology-specific R&D investments at the firm level and then use these to …
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IESE Cities in Motion Index 2018

The fifth edition of the Cities in Motion Index (CIMI) evaluates cities’ level of development in relation to nine key areas or dimensions: Economy, Human Capital, Social Cohesion, Environment, Governance, Urban Planning, International Outreach, Technology, and Mobility and Transportation. The CIMI 2018 edition includes 165 cities, including 74 capitals, representing more than 80 countries. To …
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Financial Markets, Insurance and Pensions: Digitalization and Finance

This publication by OECD compiles a series of articles that focus on the impact of digitalization and technology in the areas of financial markets, insurance, and private pensions. It also discusses the tools and policies needed to ensure that the challenges posed by digitalization result in better outcomes and better management of the risks involved. …
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GEM Spain 2017-2018 Report

This year’s edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Spain provides the most up-to-date picture of the state of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Spain. The report was sponsored by The Santander International Entrepreneurship Centre (CISE), Spain’s Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Association, the Rafael del Pino Foundation, Banco Santander (via Santander Universities) and Spain’s National Innovation Enterprise. …
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El papel de la Evaluación de las Tecnologías Sanitarias (ETS) en la toma de decisiones sobre política farmacéutica

The current Law on Guarantees and Rational Use of Medicines and Medical Devices in Spain stipulates that the procedure for public financing of a new drug in Spain should be governed by a series of criteria including cost-effectiveness. A new report published by IESE’s Center for Research in Healthcare Innovation Management (CRHIM) analyzes whether these …
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