This podcast was originally published by Mercer on August 4, 2020.
The New Shape of Work Podcast is a series that addresses the challenges and uncertainty brought by the coronavirus and how to transition to a more agile workforce for the future.
This podcast is a conversation between Kate Bravery, Mercer Global Advisory Solutions & Insights Leader, and Ethan Murray, Oliver Wyman Digital Partner, covering:
- How forecasting models and scenario analysis can provide insights for better management of health and economy during uncertain times.
- How the Pandemic Navigator™ can support business decisions by providing robust and accurate forecasts for the evolution of the pandemic for the next 3 to 6 to weeks as well as macro-economic forecasts, industry-specific revenues and costs under a number of plausible epidemic scenarios until medical breakthroughs or vaccination emerges in mass scale.
- How to more efficiently manage contact tracing and connect it into business processes and decision-making.
- How the data and tools can support the employee experience by providing information about the current and forecasted COVID-19 spread information across 90+ countries, often down to a county.