While conventional calendars employed the ‘Before the Common Era’ (BCE) and ‘Anno Domini’ (AD) system, the coronavirus outbreak has revealed a new sense of time. “Post-COVID” is the beginning of a new epoch, transforming economies, cultures, and behaviours and expediting the arrival of a new type of work: digital work, otherwise known as digiwork.
The outbreak of the virus has so far caused an economic fallout all over the world. As COVID-19 cases increase, commodity prices decrease, unemployment rises, stock markets flounder, and value chains continue to fail
Digital transformation, the process of employing new technologies or upgrading existing tools, is crucial in the transition to a fourth industrial revolution economy; especially with COVID-19 being the main catalyst of such pivotal transformation worldwide.