The digital world in the news
Each month, our Digital Transformation team casts its expert eye on a selection of news items in digital news.
1. Amazon Business and Business Prime: now available in Canada
The giant Amazon continues its global offensive on the B2B market by now offering a range of services and features to companies wishing to transact on the platform. This is a further step towards the transformation of online supply and sales habits in a B2B context, which could quickly have repercussions on Quebec and Canadian businesses.
2. Packages delivered at home: very frequent thefts
36% of respondents reported at least one package theft last year. This is what we learn from a study carried out and published by the firm C+R research entitled: 2019 Package Theft Statistics Report. With the increase in e-commerce, the logistical challenges are multiplying. Several strategies are deployed by consumers to prevent theft (pick up in store, delivery to work, etc.), but some do not feel comfortable placing orders with too high a value.
3. Launch of Apple Research App: clinical research at your fingertips
With this app, which allows iPhone and Apple Watch users to authorize (by simple opt-in ) the collection of their data, Apple translates its ambitions to become a major player in the field of health. Process approved by an independent ethics committee, major partners such as the WHO, or the American Heart Association participate in the project.