Digital Transformation

9 preconceived business notions about the usage economy

Being able to use an asset at any time without owning it? The concept is attractive. It is at the very heart of the usage economy, which is now everywhere in our daily lives: IT-as-a-service, mobile-as-a-service, furniture-as-a-service… Switching to the usage economy allows us to benefit from its many societal, environmental and financial advantages. It also contributes to the development of a whole new economic logic. However, even if the idea is gaining ground, mentalities are slowly changing. Many companies are still hesitant and cautious when it comes to giving up ownership of their assets. They consider the subscription...

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Usage economy: definition

Usage economy is a term we are hearing more and more often. Some call it "economy of functionality", while others call it "service economy" or "circular economy" but all refer to a change in consumer behaviour that affects and disrupts the economy as a whole. The use of a good has become the priority, even more so than its purchase. What does this imply? From its history to its concrete definition, this article will allow you to know everything about the economy of use. We will also look at the opportunities it currently generates. Usage economy: a bit of...

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5G: Are you up to speed?

Billions of connected devices. Billions of people. Welcome to the future, powered by 5G. 5G is going to play a significant part in mobility and digital transformation. Businesses expect it to provide radical new experiences and services. But will 5G live up to its promise? What’s the controversy around it? How to get 5G ready? During a webinar organised by the French Chamber of Great Britain on June 16th 2020, Frances Weston, Managing Director at Econocom UK, answered all these questions and many more. You missed it? Check out our...

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CES 2019: which products and innovations will revolutionise uses this year?

From 8 to 11 January 2019, the main new technology players got together in Las Vegas for another edition of the Consumer Electronics Show. Founded in 1967, the event was attended by over 182,000 visitors and 4,400 exhibitors this year, including 420 French startups. #CES2019 - which products will really revolutionise...

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