Thinking 2022: Navigating the Path Ahead

Our take on trends that matter.

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Across sectors, we have seen accelerated adoption of technology, business opportunity, and a deglobalized environment. Learn from our experts what this evolution means for a post-pandemic world.

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Technology

Industries that were already moving toward digital environments have accelerated their technology adoption timelines.

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Education

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on providers and recipients of education, and business models are evolving to keep pace.

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Connected Medical Devices Improving Healthcare

“Connected medical devices and remote patient monitoring represent the best example of a technological shift that occurred directly as a consequence of COVID.”

Travis Cope, Investment Management Research Analyst

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Market Review and Outlook

After two years of COVID-related disruption, there was hope that 2022 would mark the beginning of a path toward normalization, for our economies and life in general; instead, the world has asked us for more patience and introduced new challenges. The year began with the relatively mild Omicron variant, and while it has been only moderately disruptive in most parts of the world, it is once again resulting in severe restrictions across China, exacerbating existing supply-chain issues. With the pandemic persisting, our attention rapidly turned to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the reintroduction of war onto the European continent.

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Take a Look Back

From the archives, get our take on trends that matter, including friction-free real estate transactions, personalized medicine, brand intimacy, consumer-centric healthcare, and more.

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