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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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    Report 02.05.2020

    At full Mobile speed!

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    The relevance that the Mobile channel is gaining in the relationship process between company and consumer clearly emerges from these elements: high number of Mobile Surfers; pervasive impact of the Mobile channel in all sectors and all purchasing process stages; continuous technology innovations of the channel (such as augmented reality, biometrics, etc.) enabling services and a customer experience that would not be possible through other contact points.
    Observatory Mobile B2c Strategy
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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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    Report 01.16.2020

    Internet Media: Conquering new territory

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    How is the Media market faring in Italy? 2018 confirmed the importance of Internet channels in the digital Media market, in terms of both advertising revenue, worth €2.98 billion, and sales of paid media content, around €270 million.
    Observatory Internet Media
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    Report 11.27.2019

    Happy Birthday Internet (of Things)

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    2018 was a very positive year for the Internet of Things market in Italy. It maintained an excellent growth rate (+35%), to reach a value of €5 billion by end of year. Companies are showing increasing interest in the topic; creating internal departments and managerial roles dedicated to the IoT and taking business initiatives with an open innovation rationale.
    Observatory Internet of Things
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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 11.25.2019

    The Internet of Value Universe, through the Blockchain galaxies

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    Has the cryptocurrency bubble burst? 2018 was marked by a freefall of cryptocurrency values, referred to by the Blockchain community as the “crypto winter. But winter did not arrive for the technology behind cryptocurrencies; Blockchain continues to arouse a lot of interest among companies. The Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Observatory studied the phenomenon in all its components during 2018, starting with an analysis of Distributed Ledger systems, to move on to the more general concept of the “Internet of Value”.
    Observatory Blockchain & Distributed Ledger
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    Report 11.25.2019

    Innovative Payments: mobile and beyond

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    Mobile Proximity Payment grew by 650% in Italy and in 2018 it was used 15.6 million times by over one million people to pay in-store. Meanwhile, new devices and new technologies herald even more innovative payment scenarios.
    Observatory Innovative Payments
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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 07.16.2019

    Artificial Intelligence: on your marks!

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    The Artificial Intelligence market in Italy is still in the starting blocks: among the companies who say they have undertaken AI initiatives, only a minority say that at least one AI project is fully operational. AI thus remains an area of untapped potential, marked by low levels of knowledge of the topic and its promise.
    Observatory Artificial Intelligence
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    Report 07.10.2019

    The store of the future. The place to be!

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    Physical stores are no longer just a place providing physical access to products, but have become open spaces, integrated with other digital channels oriented not only to transactions but also to relationships.
    Observatory Digital Innovation in Retail
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    Report 05.10.2019

    Smart Home: Look who’s talking!

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    During 2018 the Smart Home market in Italy reached a value of €380 million, registering extremely high growth (+52% compared to 2017) in the wake of smart home speakers, which were finally launched on the Italian market.
    Observatory Internet of Things
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    Report 05.02.2019

    Companies and startups in the digital transformation tornado: the search for innovation

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    Digital Innovation priorities for companies in 2019 and the scenario of hi-tech startups funded in Italy.
    Observatory Digital Transformation Academy, Hi-Tech Start-up, Startup Intelligence
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    Report 04.04.2019

    Mapping Design Thinking: Transformations, Applications and Evolutions

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    The report explores how Design Thinking is interpreted by consultants, adopted by innovators and evolved by startups.
    Observatory Design Thinking for Business
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