Tag: Demand

Could Demand Side Innovation Save An Imploding Industry?

The fashion industry has been imploding for a while now and, thanks to the drastic changes COVID has brought, the need for a change is greater than ever. Over inflated inventory and constant surplus issues, all of which have been a thorn in the side for years, are even more painful and in danger of threatening retail than before. 

In the recent New York Times article, Sweatpants Forever, Irina Aleksande takes a look at just how fashion has been further imploding under the added weight of the Coronavirus. Stuck on a precipice of change since the 2008 recession, the industry has struggled to truly find its footing in terms of producing what consumers really want

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Unions demand extension to visa renewal scheme for international health workers

International healthcare workers should have their visas automatically renewed for free to ensure they can help tackle the UK’s second wave of coronavirus, the British Medical Association (BMA) has said.

Between the end of March and October 1, health and care staff with expiring visas had them automatically renewed for 12 months free-of-charge, allowing them to stay and work in the country.

Now, the BMA, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and Unison have written to Home Secretary Priti Patel asking for the system to be extended “as a matter of urgency”.

Home Secretary Priti Patel (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The joint letter said: “It is clear we are now entering a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“With daily cases reaching record highs we need to do as much as possible to retain the skills and experience of our talented overseas colleagues as we have an incredibly tough few months

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Maersk to Lay off 2,000 in Business Shake-Up, Lifts Outlook on Improving Demand | Investing News

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The world’s biggest container shipping line, Maersk

, said on Tuesday demand was recovering faster than expected and lifted its earnings outlook, while also announcing plans to cut 2,000 jobs as it streamlines to cut costs.

Maersk, which handles about one in five containers shipped worldwide, said that though cargo volumes were still down on last year they had picked up more than forecast after falling sharply at the height of the coronavirus pandemic a few months ago.

“A.P. Moller – Maersk is on track to deliver a strong Q3 with solid earnings growth across all our businesses, in particular in Ocean and Logistics & Services,” Chief Executive Soren Skou said in a statement.

“Volumes have rebounded faster than expected, our costs have remained well under control, freight rates have increased due to strong demand,” Skou said.

Volumes in Maersk’s Ocean-division declined by around 3% in the

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Healthcare Consulting Services Market to Reach $15.88 billion by 2023 With Increasing Demand for Digital Consultancy

According to the new market research report“Healthcare Consulting Services Marketby Type of Service (Strategy Consulting, Digital Consulting, IT Consulting, Operations Consulting, Financial Consulting, HR Talent Consulting), End User & Region – Global Forecast to 2023“, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the global Healthcare Consulting Services Market is projected to reachUSD 15.88 billionby 2023 fromUSD 9.76 billionin 2018, at a CAGR of 10.2%.

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The Healthcare Consulting Services Market is primarily driven by significant growth in the geriatric population, rising importance of value-based care, and technological advancements in healthcare.

Based on the type of service, the digital consulting service segment is projected to register the highest growth (value) during the forecast period

Based on the type of service, the market is segmented into digital consulting, IT consulting, strategy consulting, operations consulting, financial consulting, and HR & talent consulting. The

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The consultants in high demand during the pandemic and their salaries

  • The management consulting market declined by $30 billion due to decreased client demand during the coronavirus pandemic, but certain areas are still growing. 
  • Experts told Business Insider that technology, healthcare, and strategy consulting remain steady areas of growth for major firms like KPMG, McKinsey, and Boston Consulting Group.
  • Consultants with specializations in digital transformation, corporate turnarounds, and cybersecurity are in higher demand right now. 
  • Here are the practice areas that will expand in response to the coronavirus and how much they pay. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

If you’re looking for a job in management consulting right now, it pays to be in a booming sector. 

The coronavirus pandemic has upended the management-consulting industry. The market for consultants has declined this year to an estimated $132 billion from $160 billion because of decreased client demand, according to research platform Statista. The crisis put a strain on corporate budgets,

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New Services Expansion Enables Privacy Ref to Fulfill Growing Demand for Privacy Training and Privacy Assessments

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Privacy Ref, Inc. (www.privacyref.com) a company dedicated to helping organizations develop and implement new or improve existing privacy policies, procedures, and technology, announced today the expansion of its services to fulfill the growing demand for training and privacy assessments in light of the rapidly changing privacy laws and regulations.

“We are very pleased to be able to expand our high-quality services to clients around the world”, said Bob Siegel, Privacy Ref’s President “Today’s announcement further extends our global reach and allows us to bring privacy training, assessment, and consulting services to a broader population.”

New services for the Privacy Office include Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) – an integrated tool for maintaining compliance with an organization’s privacy policy, laws, and regulations – and Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) reviews. The new Privacy Training Services include Privacy Academy Online™ and Certification Study Groups™.

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Cloud Master Data Management (Cloud MDM) Market Dynamic Demand

Cloud Master Data Management (Cloud MDM) Market

The Cloud Master Data Management (Cloud MDM) Market report 2020 provides a detailed impression as well as describes the industry scope and also the market expanded insights and forecasts up to 2025. The study highlights a detailed assessment of the Cloud Master Data Management (Cloud MDM) Market and displays market size, trends by revenue, current growth factors, expert opinions, facts, and industry validated market development data.

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Top Key players of the Cloud Master Data Management (Cloud MDM) Market:
Onexte
Axtria
TIBCO
Dell
Reltio
Oracle
Informatica
IBM

The following report discusses in detail the factors essential and crucial to the growth of the Cloud Master Data Management (Cloud MDM) market. The study sheds a lights on a market interpretations on a global scale which is further distributed through

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Business Travel Demand Won’t Bounce Back In 2021, And Maybe Not For Years

Even if a vaccine for Covid-19 becomes widely available – and widely used – around the globe, and if the very onerous government restrictions on international travel largely disappear, airlines still will continue to struggle with extraordinarily weak demand for business travel through end of 2021, and likely beyond.

And that could be devastating for already cash-depleted airlines that are guaranteed this year to report losses that, even for an industry with a long history of red ink, will be record-shattering.

The economic importance of business travel for all conventional airlines and even for most so-called

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Down 70% From Last Year, Business Travel Demand Won’t Bounce Back In 2021, And Maybe Not For Years

Even if a vaccine for Covid-19 becomes widely available – and widely used – around the globe, and if the current, very onerous government restrictions on international travel largely disappear, airlines still will continue to experience extraordinarily weak demand for business travel through end of 2021, and likely beyond.

And that could be devastating for an already cash-depleted and shrinking airline industry that is guaranteed this year to report losses that, even for a group with a long history making of huge losses, will be record-shattering.

The economic importance of business travel for all conventional airlines

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Mirantis Partners with ExitCertified (Tech Data) to Launch its On Demand Cloud Native Training Courses – Press Release

CAMPBELL, Calif.–(Business Wire)–Mirantis announced today it has partnered with ExitCertified (Tech Data) to launch a series of Mirantis On Demand cloud native training courses.

ExitCertified prepares businesses to use today’s leading IT technologies such as AWS, VMware and IBM. On Demand Training from ExitCertified makes it easy to upgrade skills at the students’ own pace. Available instantly, On Demand offers the same course content and hands-on labs found in classrooms, and the fully searchable lessons can be stopped, started, rewound or repeated any time.

“We are excited to have been chosen by Mirantis as the platform for their On Demand training solution,” said Mark McCreath, vice president of Education Services for North America at Tech Data. “Produced exclusively on ExitCertified’s On Demand platform, we’re enabling our customers with authorized training content that they can access anywhere, anytime, 24/7.”

“Mirantis has provided training and certification on leading cloud technologies for

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