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Read How Tech Will Shape The 2021 Landscape
In 2020, the world confronted unprecedented challenges. As we enter this new year, let's take a look at what we can expect from technology as we work to end the pandemic, rebuild our economy, and safely educate our children. See below for more information about how tech is shaping the 2021 landscape.
Tech Shapes The 2021 Landscape
2020 was a year unlike any other. Companies and businesses of all sizes and governments had to change across all facets, and technology helped manage these changes.
While no one could have predicted the disruption brought on by COVID-19, early on HPE did foresee the way it would impact the world of technology. HPE’s CEO Antonio Neri has said that the vision of the future everyone talked about before the pandemic is here now, ahead of schedule.
Deloitte TMT Predictions 2021 (Deloitte)
Deloitte released its “2021 Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions,” which highlight how worldwide trends in TMT may affect businesses and consumers worldwide.
State of the Industry: 2020 Market Review and 2021 Forecast (Bloom Energy)
As the world emerges from collective lockdown and slowly fights its way back to normalcy, U.S. energy markets stand at a crossroads. Bloom Energy took a look at the big inflection points of 2020 and the things we should all be thinking about as we move into 2021.
Predicting the Future of Technology in 2021 (Dell Technologies)
In this podcast episode, Dell Chief Technology Officer John Roese forecasts what we can expect, from a technology perspective, in 2021.
2021 Global Forecast Highlights (Cisco)
2021 is the Year of the Electric Truck (ChargePoint)
What's New in Tech
Lyft is partnering with Anthem, JPMorgan Chase, and United Way to launch a universal vaccine access campaign (Lyft)
In a normal year, more than 5.8 million Americans delay or miss medical care due to a lack of transportation. As we all know, this is not a normal year. COVID-19 has amplified transportation insecurity, especially for seniors and vulnerable communities. That’s why Lyft is mobilizing a coalition of partners with a goal to provide 60 million rides to and from vaccination sites for low-income, uninsured, and at-risk communities, when the vaccine becomes available. Corporate partners JPMorgan Chase and Anthem Inc. and community partner United Way will be working alongside Lyft to lead the effort, with many other business, healthcare, and technology partners preparing to join the campaign as vaccines become available in the coming weeks. Read more here.
What We're Saying
· TechNet Statement on Violent Protests at the U.S. Capitol. Read the press release here.
· Zoom COO Aparna Bawa Joins TechNet Executive Council. Read the press release here.
Before You Start Your Weekend
Accenture Labs, in partnership with CereProc, have developed SAM, a non-binary voice assistant. (Accenture)