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    Report 02.24.2020

    Electronic invoicing: a chance for change

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    Electronic invoicing presents a great opportunity for Italy: digitalize the industrial heart, starting with the relationships between business partners. However, this will only be possible if companies can start to recognize the benefits of this “forced digitalization” and if they understand how to extend it to other processes.
    Observatory Digital B2b
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    Report 02.24.2020

    Industry 4.0: People at the core of the revolution

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    The 2018-2019 Research at the Industry 4.0 Observatory added a new chapter, dedicated to the human factor: in addition to the “Skills” topic, this year we also considered the topic of organization, in the dual meanings of macro organization and micro organization; in fact, digital technologies change the type of contribution required from workers (from manual to intellectual), the dynamics of decision making (from prescriptive/centralized to adaptive/distributed) and the interaction between people (towards greater multifunctionality and collaboration).
    Observatory Industry 4.0
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    Infographics 01.16.2020

    Digital Export: A Long Road Ahead!

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    The digital channel is becoming increasingly more relevant for accessing international markets. In 2018 worldwide e-Commerce grew 20%, reaching a value of 2,500 billion Euro. Italy, however, is still unable to fully leverage the opportunities that e-Commerce offers at a global level. Here are the results of the 2018-19 Research on the subject.
    Observatory Digital Export
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    Report 01.16.2020

    Digital Export: A Long Road Ahead!

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    The digital channel is becoming increasingly more relevant for accessing international markets and e-Commerce is growing rapidly worldwide. But what is the current situation in Italy? How much is digital B2B and B2C export worth? What are the main international Marketplaces that support online exports? What are the internationalization strategies implemented by SMBs? What are the main trends of e-Commerce in China? What are the alternatives to export online to this country and what is the return on an investment of this type?
    Observatory Digital Export
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    Infographics 12.13.2019

    Welcome to the Supply Chain Finance collaborative arena

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    The Italian Supply Chain Finance market is one of the biggest in Europe: how can financiers serve an interesting sector such as that of SMBs? What role does technology play in this environment?
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Report 11.26.2019

    Welcome to the Supply Chain Finance collaborative arena

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    Collaborations between banks, technology providers, trade associations, logistics providers and fintech companies are multiplying, new technologies are spreading, such as Blockchain, Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence and the use of innovative solutions is gaining in strength. In Italy, Supply Chain Finance - the set of working capital financing solutions that can leverage the role of companies within the supply chain - is now a well-established ecosystem that involves many players, offers concrete opportunities for financing companies and is also becoming accessible to SMBs.
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Report 11.15.2019

    Augmented & Virtual Reality: an opportunity for the Industrial world

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    The report is aimed at presenting industrial applications of augmented and virtual reality. In the first chapter, augmented and virtual reality technologies are introduced together with other combinations of the real and the virtual worlds that have been lastly emerging: mixed reality, augmented virtuality, extended reality. Then, the key elements to realise industrial applications are illustrated: hardware (AR/VR devices), software (AR/VR platforms), and the role of users (i.e.workers). Industry 4.0 observatory has identified seven main areas of applications of AR/VR technologies based on a database of 170 AR/VR projects gathered during the last five years of research. So, the report provides examples of such applications, highlighting the general benefits obtained from the AR/VR projects.
    Observatory Industry 4.0
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    Report 08.27.2018

    Digital Export, to each their own channel!

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    The digital channel is becoming increasingly relevant to access international markets and represents an undoubtedly interesting opportunity at global level. How to seize it?
    Observatory Digital Export
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    Report 07.16.2018

    Supply Chain Finance: towards new perspectives

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    Despite the economic upturn, Italy still has the dubious honour of having the largest potential market for Supply Chain Finance in Europe. How is the market (potential and served) for SCF solutions evolving in Italy and in Europe? What business models do the new startups in the sector use? How can new players, such as logistics service providers, find business opportunities in SCF? What is the evolutionary outlook for SCF, considering the impact of digital innovation?
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Infographics 06.21.2018

    Industry 4.0: Produce, Improve, Innovate

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    The Industry 4.0 topic is increasingly well known: this year’s research shows that only 2.5% of companies do not yet know what it is. The market in Italy continues to grow, due in part to the boost given the by National Plan. But how ready are companies to face Industry 4.0? What are the main differences between SMEs and large companies in their approach to Industry 4.0?
    Observatory Industry 4.0
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    Infographics 03.22.2018

    Digital Export, to each their own channel!

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    The digital channel is clearly becoming more important for accessing international markets and undoubtedly represents an interesting opportunity at global level. How to seize it?
    Observatory Digital Export
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    Infographics 03.15.2018

    Supply Chain Finance: towards new perspectives

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    There are new, innovative solutions appearing on the market, how do I choose the best one for my business? What role do new participants, such as logistics service providers, play? Technology for SCF: is it an enabler, or a strategic component? What are the current trends, in what directions are things evolving?
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Report 01.16.2018

    Augmented & Virtual Reality: Industrial Perspectives

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    Industry 4.0 is transforming the manufacturing/industrial sector on the global economic stage. Among the digital technologies that characterise this transformation, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are particularly relevant examples. These technologies have been applied in various environments and contexts for some years now, and have recently started to reveal their potential for the industrial world.
    Observatory Industry 4.0
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    Infographics 11.28.2017

    Digital b2b: the basis for a digital Italy

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    The time has come to go beyond single project “silos”-type digitalisation, or single company, “monad”-type, digitalisation, to concentrate on a truly integrated digital ecosystem, “Digital B2B”, laying sound foundations for digital transformation within Italy.
    Observatory Digital B2b
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    Report 11.28.2017

    Digital B2b: the basis for a digital italy

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    Compared to 2015, 20% of companies are using digital instruments for B2B business in Italy, with numbers more than doubling in the five years between 2011 and 2016, from 50 thousand up to 120 thousand. Over half of the large companies (with at least 250 employees) and over one quarter of SMEs (with between 10 and 249 employees) use B2B e-commerce tools, for a value of about 310 billion euros in 2016 on a total of business transactions worth 2.2 trillion euros.
    Observatory Digital B2b
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