| 2020 roundtables
PROPTECH TRENDS: CO-WORKING
Co-working is a lifeline for tech start-up founders keen to leave behind the kitchen table
and engage with like-minded people. They also offer workspace flexibility for companies
as they grow. So what are forward-thinking tech companies looking for from a co-working
environment – and how can they benefit a fledgling business?
FINTECH TRENDS: APIs AND OPEN BANKING
Digital-first banks are reinventing how money is saved, spent and invested. The open-
banking model is giving customers more flexibility than ever before by linking platforms and
technologies. How can businesses be at the forefront of the API revolution?
RETAIL TECH TRENDS: THE AMAZON CONUNDRUM
Amazon has revolutionised how we shop and helped retailers connect with a vast online
audience. However many eCommerce firms have found themselves embroiled in a ‘race to
the bottom’ as they compete with international sellers and even Amazon itself. What are the
options for retailers struggling with the Amazon conundrum?
IMMERSIVE TECH TRENDS: STAFF TRAINING
Virtual environments are a new frontier in staff training while augmented reality can guide
workers by overlaying digital information on to the real world. With the markets for both
virtual and augmented reality now maturing, what are the opportunities for companies
looking to realise their staff’s full potential, improve safety and save money?
EDTECH TRENDS: WORKPLACE DEVELOPMENT
One-size-fits-all staff training days are being replaced by bespoke development
programmes driven by employees. How can businesses harness technology to upskill their
workforce in the most relevant areas and simultaneously keep staff fulfilled and engaged?
RECRUITMENT TECH TRENDS: VIDEO
Platforms such as Skype have enabled companies to interview candidates remotely while
the rise of facial recognition is a new frontier in sentiment analysis. What are the options
available to businesses