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The Time for a Digital-First Strategy Is Now

Bringing your core, ecosystem and edge strategies together is necessary for market survival.
Equinix – Volume 5 of the Global Interconnection Index (GXI) confirms that the pandemic triggered a tectonic shift in increased demand for digital services and accelerated the need to digitize business models by several years. For digital leaders, experiencing years of growth in a matter of months increased their advantage as many implemented their digital-first strategies. For organizations taking a follower approach, where digital transformation was still mostly bound to physical limitations and fixed dependencies, and followers found themselves losing control over business throughput, supply chain, customer engagement and potentially their position in the market.

Digital-first means digital business and technology strategies must become indistinguishable with sustainability central, to close any organization performance gaps, expand opportunity and gain material reforms on digital transformation efforts. As part of this transformation, your digital infrastructure is designed to enable the business to be a disruptor and not one of the disrupted. more>

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Three Reasons Why You Should Invest In Smart Cities Now
By Gary Shapiro – Smart cities are the urban landscapes of the future. Powered by the ubiquitous connectivity of the Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities collect data on a variety of factors – from pollution to traffic – and employ that data to make cities safer and more sustainable.

By 2050, the majority of the world will be living in cities – now is the time to lay the groundwork for smart building and infrastructure.

City rules shape how energy is used and how buildings are designed. As digital infrastructure evolves, the rules that govern it will become only more complex.

It’s no secret that drawing the best and brightest to a company isn’t just a matter of compensation. The workers who will add the most value over the longer term want to live and work in places that offer them affordable, sustainable housing, timely and safe transportation and a clean and pleasant atmosphere. more> https://goo.gl/AkbCZE