Strategy Analytics: covid-19’s impact on enterprises and the Internet of things

Since the beginning of the year, the covid-19 epidemic spread rapidly and had a huge impact, shaking the entire international community. Although China suffered the most severe blow in January 2020 and February 2020, Europe also began to break out in February, while North America joined the “battle” of fighting the epidemic through massive blockade, soaring unemployment rate and self isolation in March and April. At the time of writing, many countries are reopening after the first wave of the worst outbreaks, while the World Health Organization points out that the global rise in new cases in July was the largest, particularly in the United States, Brazil, India and South Africa. The epidemic situation of covid-19 has created a new environment for people, enterprises and government. The latest research report of strategy analytics points out that: < / P > < p > · enterprises have the opportunity to accelerate the transformation to e-commerce by expanding existing products and creating new service lines. This acceleration will force enterprises to re-examine or even reconstruct their digital strategy to seize new market opportunities and digital customer base. < / P > < p > · in view of the threat posed by the new outbreak to healthcare providers, consumers and businesses, telemedicine solutions have proliferated, as countries need to monitor the health of their personnel as their borders reopen. The virus is highly infectious, which means that wearable devices, AR wearable devices and other Internet of things devices can play an important role in maintaining personnel safety. < / P > < p > · the threat posed by the epidemic situation to individuals has led enterprises to speed up the relevant plans of which processes can be implemented automatically. The need for social distance, the need for employees to isolate themselves for weeks after infection, and the risk of asymptomatic employees pose new challenges to the traditional workplace model. It will also accelerate and drive further investment in automation in multiple industries. < / P > < p > · although companies do not have a unified approach to digital initiatives, many companies are studying how technologies such as the Internet of things, machine vision, spatial computing and digital twins can help them safely manage their employees, assets and supply chains. < / P > < p > · during the epidemic, the value of big data analysis and geographic location data has shifted significantly. CSP plays a crucial role. The key roles involve maintaining the quality of network service and expanding the capacity of important functions and services. < / P > < p > · the new outbreak has raised serious issues about global security and privacy. A key element in the fight against covid-19 is mutual trust between the public and the government in terms of tracking systems. This also means that personal data must have adequate privacy protection measures, which has become a hot topic with the advent of tracking models since the outbreak of the epidemic at the beginning of the year. < / P > < p > · security has rapidly become the focus of people’s attention, not only the security of personnel data, but also network security, because unscrupulous people use the epidemic situation to launch more network attacks. Others use loopholes in tracking systems to steal personal information. Companies are also worried that the rapid growth of telecommuting will lead to greater pressure from cyber attacks and data fraud. ASMC, a lithography maker, was one of TSMC’s 14 top suppliers last year