International Business

Financial Derivatives: Opportunities and dangers

Derivatives are one of the most modern types of financial instruments. They first appeared in the 19th century, while they were fully structured in the international markets during the 20th century, initially in the United States. Derivatives, by definition, comprise financial securities with values reliant upon, or derived from, an underlying asset or a group […]

Digitalization… a new era!

A few years ago, a new “trend” emerged as a number of entities, enterprises, innovation hubs etc. introduced a ground-breaking practice: online events; instead of holding actual physical events like meetings, trainings or interviews, they organized the activities as online-events. It wasn’t the best way to attend such an activity, but at least it would […]

Financial Derivatives: Opportunities and dangers

Derivatives are one of the most modern types of financial instruments. They first appeared in the 19th century, while they were fully structured in the international markets during the 20th century, initially in the United States. Derivatives, by definition, comprise financial securities with values reliant upon, or derived from, an underlying asset or a group […]

Digitalization… a new era!

A few years ago, a new “trend” emerged as a number of entities, enterprises, innovation hubs etc. introduced a ground-breaking practice: online events; instead of holding actual physical events like meetings, trainings or interviews, they organized the activities as online-events. It wasn’t the best way to attend such an activity, but at least it would […]

Can 3D technology change the world?

No one can deny that in this time 3D technology plays an important role in plenty of disciplines such as economy and health. In this article we are about to analyze the current contribution of this technology and what the future can bring. To begin with, 3D technology is the construction of three-dimensional models (digital […]

The impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on world’s economies and the example of Sweden

Tackling the worst pandemic that humanity has faced in a century required some extreme measures, didn’t it? Lockdowns have been one of the most common, yet extreme measures taken in order to control the spread of the coronavirus. People, and especially the elderly and those with health problems, were required to stay at home so […]

Is cloud computing safe?

First and foremost before mentioning anything about the safety of cloud computing it would be necessary to explain what this type of new technology is. Of course, in 2020 almost everyone who is engaged in technology disciplines is aware of cloud computing but I will explain it in case you are not.  To begin with, […]

The future of Artificial Intelligence

As we all know nowadays the technologies which are based on AI are being proliferated in a very fast way and they have become an integral part of today’s technology. To be more specific, we can find artificial intelligence  in almost any discipline. Let’s examine what AI has still to offer in the foreseeable future. […]

Why Corporate Social Responsibility is important

CSR stands for Corporate Social Responsibility and describes the business strategy of giving back to the community. When initiating CSR programs, the companies dedicate parts of their profits in order to create a positive impact on the local community. The corporate initiatives can be either financial support, or volunteer-driven activities, or even the raise of […]

Classrooms in education through COVID-19

It is a well-known fact that the spread of the COVID-19 virus has already affected a huge amount of human activities, especially the ones that require physical interaction. Education has received a huge shock, as of March 12, since twenty-six countries have completely closed schools nationwide, affecting the learning process of almost 376.9 million children […]

The Covid-19 effect on E-commerce and Online Trends

What’s the impact of Covid-19 on E-commerce and online trends? Definitely, Covid-19 global pandemic will be one of the defining events of 2020 and its implications will last well into the decade. Many governments enforced stay at home measures and social distancing, leading consumers towards online shopping, expanding e-commerce sales and differentiating online consumer trends. […]

Gamification: A new world is about to open

First and foremost, how about a world based on video games’ techniques and strategies? This world is exactly what gamification introduces. To be more clear and specific about what gamification is, we can just say that it is the application of notions related to video games in fields that have no connection with them.  In […]