The UK is on the cusp of 5G rollout, with 6 cities already in the testing phase. But with over 200 doctors and scientists calling for the EU to conduct more in-depth research into the possible negative effects on health for humans, animals and plants, have we jumped the gun?

Public Health England, however, has officially declared that there is no convincing evidence that 5G will have any negative effect on health.

Read the full article here on BIO’s News & Views.

Self-fixing screens, stretchable phones and holograms. Is this the not-too-distant future of the smartphone? Or will we still use something even resembling a phone before long?

Here are 10 technologies we may see introduced before long. Have a read of the full story here at BIO’s News & Views.

As traditional banks try to stay relevant in the face of innovative startups, we’re seeing a common trend of the closure of the physical bank branch.

But as the ‘death of the high street’ continues, will we see digital banks take advantage of the increasingly available physical spaces, and are the incumbents closing branches too soon?

Read the full article here on BIO’s News & Views.

The evolution of technology is leading us towards a cashless society, and up to now, charities have suffered from a reduction in donations.

But how can service design and technology be utilised to reverse this trend and drive donations and fundraising? Read our Senior Designer, Melodie Hoke’s thoughts here on BIO’s News & Views.

McKinsey reports that on average, a minimum of 70% of digital transformation programmes fails to reach their intended target.

So, we look at 10 of the most common reasons we believe contribute to this statistic. Read the full article here on BIO’s News & Views.

The importance of cultural change to a digital transformation programme cannot be underestimated. Technology can be the fuel for change, but on its own is not enough.

So we look at some in and out-of-sector examples of successful cultural change. Read the full story here at BIO’s News & Views.

As technology continues to evolve, many roles will inevitably become automated. This is true for all industries.

However, payroll is a sensitive department, and will always need people to look after the more human-centred areas of the role.

Read the full story here at BIO’s News & Views.

With autonomous vehicles being tested around the world, an opportunity exists to create safer and cleaner streets as this technology is introduced into mainstream society.

However, this creates an opportunity for people who don’t drive to own and operate their own car. Will this have the undesired effect of adding more vehicles to the already congested streets of cities like London, and what does this mean for autonomous buses?

Read the full article here at BIO’s News & Views.

Net Promoter Scores are an increasingly common way for organisations to measure customer satisfaction.

What may be less known, is that NPS is also valuable in driving change and business growth. So we’ve identified 7 strategies to shift NPS and drive growth within an organisation.

Read the full article here on BIO’s News & Views.

We were curious to know what new technologies may bring to modern workplaces.

So we spoke to Rachel Walsh, Product Manager, and Tim Winterflood, Head of Portfolio Management at The Office Group to find out.

Read the full article here on BIO’s News & Views.

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