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COVID-19 Impact Research Report: Smart Solutions for the New Normal COVID-19 Impact Research Report: Smart Solutions for the New Normal

COVID-19 Impact Research Report: Smart Solutions for the New Normal

The COVID-19 Impact Research Report: Smart Solutions for the New Normal is a new publication created by NEC Corporation. This is a special-edition whitepaper created based on our global COVID-19 impact survey, conducted online from July 10th to August 10th, 2020. A global panel shared their insights on how business will continue post-COVID-19, and how technology will be used as economic activity resumes.

COVID-19 Impact Research Report: Smart Solutions for the New Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on business and societal norms and many industries have likely changed forever. As society changes due to COVID-19, many organizations are adopting new technologies to facilitate a New Normal, and 43% of the panel expects IT budgets to increase this year despite the disruption caused by the pandemic. Some of the newly prioritized technologies mentioned by the survey respondents included remote, transparent, contactless, and automated solutions.

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