This was first published by International Accounting Bulletin on 26 Jan 2018.
“It isn’t the future, it is now.”
That was the optimistic view of digitalisation at the World Economic Forum, according to Chinese tech company, Baidu.
The session was conducted in front of a screen emblazoned with the words ‘big tech’.The debate reminded us that the biggest companies in China and around the world, are now all in the technology sector.
But the discussion was not restricted to those companies alone, but on every business – and every job – being affected by profound technological change.