All around us COVID-19 is proving that traditional businesses are ready to begin permanently digitising

Look up from your screen

Bruce Muirhead

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Hard times are ahead and no amount of staying the course and flattening the curve can change what the future holds for our business sectors throughout the world. We’re in uncharted waters and what comes next is something that can only be left to the most cautious of speculation as we begin to rebuild from this crisis.

To say that jobs have been impacted globally would be perhaps an understatement so large that it rivals the size of the epidemic. Jobs have been lost and more jobs will be lost, that much is clear. But for those still working it’s also a tenuous time. Finding the right balance between business as usual and augmenting the way they go about operating, only with stakes set much higher than usual by current circumstances.

But there is some positive progress that’s come out of these troubling times.

Throughout COVID-19 we’ve proven one thing unequivocally both as people and as a global business community.

We’re just as adaptable as our ancestors once were, just in a different way.

Think about how quickly we acclimatised ourselves to working, communicating and thriving entirely via digital means…

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Bruce Muirhead

Mindhive | ex — Eidos, Boilerhouse, Basement, Margaret Marr | Speaker, Author | Bringing the shared economy to problem-solving #collectiveintelligence