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The internet, mobile technology, big data and the Internet of Things are intersecting, creating a hyperconnected world where consumers leave digital traces of their wants and needs that every business must learn to track and interpret.
Compass explores the characteristics of those companies that are leading the metamorphosis into hyperconnected businesses and the risks of failing to act.

A word from our CEO

How will we inhabit the hyperconnected, extended new world? How will we live, work, produce, move, and interact? Hyperconnection isn’t simply a connection of things but rather the invention of a lifestyle. For the first time ever, human beings aren’t just exploring the existing reality: thanks to virtual worlds, we are at the same time […]

Stephen Koukoulas is managing director of Market Economics, a corporate economic advisory company based in Canberra, Australia. He works with Dun & Bradstreet, The Guardian and a range of corporate clients on big-picture business matters.

In 2010-2011, he was senior economic adviser to Australia’s prime minister. Before that, he worked in London as the global head of Research and Strategy for TD Securities. He also spent 10 years as a senior economist and then chief economist of Citibank Australia and chief strategist at TD Securities in Sydney.

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