Thierry discusses with Gérard Hoffmann the wave of digital transformation that has accelerated during covid-19 and the current pandemic effects impacting the supply chains linked to the ICT sector.
Thierry welcomes back Gérard Hoffmann, CEO at Proximus Luxembourg, to the show. The last time Gérard appeared on the programme, the world had just entered into a lockdown period when a lot of companies had to adopt teleworking (or working from home) setups at an unprecedented pace. This hugely benefitted a company like Gérard's in the ICT space. 18 months down the line, Gérard acknowledges the benefits of hybrid arrangements for his own staff, especially for crossborder workers who play an enormous role in Luxembourg's economy, but also looks forward to the lifting of social distancing measures and more collaboration onsite to spur innovation and creativity. After discussing the disruptive impact of covid on supply chains after summer 2021, they dive into the meaning of the metaverse and the opportunities for Luxembourg as a whole. Finally, Gérard walks Thierry through the numerous opportunities that the digital transformation can unlock, especially for sectors that have been more conservative in that regard. He even likens this upcoming digital decade to the roaring 20's.
What is LuxUnplugged Podcast?
People from Luxembourg are quite familiar with the country’s discreet approach when it comes to blowing its own trumpet at the global scale. Despite its relatively small geographic print, the Grand Duchy punches well above its weight on the world stage!
This podcast is here to shed light on Luxembourg’s global influence from the perspective of two Luxembourgers living in London.