Futurum analysts Daniel Newman and Todd R. Weiss report as Microsoft revenue hits $51.9B for Q4 2022, $198B for FY2022, still boosting its numbers in a market roiled by uncertainty and world events.
Google Offices and Data Centers in the U.S. Share $9.5B in New Spending in 2022 as Google Expands Services and Pushes to Reach Carbon-Free Energy Usage Goals by 2030
Futurum analyst Todd R. Weiss looks at Google’s plan to spend $9.5B in 2022 to improve Google offices and data centers even as many employees still work from home, and to deploy critical facilities upgrades aimed at helping Google reach its corporate carbon-free energy use goals by 2030.
Telehealth Visits Decline: Providers Recalibrate
Telehealth visits only comprise 21% of doctor visits compared to 69% in April. After ramping up for virtual appointments, providers are now readjusting to more in-person care again. The good news in all of this is that the result of the COVID-19 pandemic caused heightened awareness of telehealth, and it required providers to lay a foundation to provide this service. This will benefit patients in the long run.
Siemens Implements Mobile Working Permanently As Part of Its New Normal
Siemens implements mobile working permanently as a core component of its new normal. We see this as a continuing trend from many large corporations and predicts that both employers and employees will adapt with new technologies and procedures.
Siemens Partners With Salesforce for New Workplace Technology Suite
Siemens and Salesforce have partnered to provide an innovative workplace technology suite that allows employees to safely come back to work in physical offices and sets the stage for a next generation framework for the future of work. Siemens and Salesforce will first deploy this workplace offering in their own offices, including Siemens Smart Infrastructure headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. We are looking forward to hearing the results from these first deployments.
Google’s COVID-19 Shift: Adjusting Search and Maps to Identify Telehealth Sources
Google recently announced it is adding telehealth features to its Search and Maps, making it easier for consumers to find telehealth resources and making it easier for providers to serve up these offerings. We predict this is just the start of a transition in healthcare services, and the beginning of a new normal.
How the EU’s Suspicion of US Tech Giants Could Hinder Post-COVID-19 European Economic Recovery
Here’s a look at how the EU’s suspicion of US tech giants could hinder post COVID-10 European economic recovery. The urgency of the situation, driven by the need to begin safely but quickly restarting the global economy, may require EU regulators to select a solution they are not entirely comfortable with, in order to start working toward that goal in the next month.
Love and Robots in the Time of Cholera
As the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic forces populations around the world to adopt social distancing strategies, many of the technologies that we considered “complementary” to our traditional day-to-day productivity have now become our primary modes of presence, collaboration, and productivity.