Globalization never felt closer than it does now with incessant advancement of technology. The economic and political realities of the world prevent it from becoming a vehicle for free exchange of trade and ideas as it should be , but some good effects do reach the general public, and that’s a testament to the power of technology. The proliferation of on-demand food delivery service is one example that is being replicated in Bangladesh, following the global trend.
That is why it seems an appropriate time to focus on that in this issue. Our cover story presents to you a comprehensive look at the industry worldwide and at home. We talk to some of the movers and shakers in this area and try to understand the sector.
The interviews will hopefully bring you closer to understanding the people and the important work that they do. We leave no stone unturned to make this interesting, assuring we ask in-depth questions that generate illuminating answers.
The BPO Summit took place last month amid promises and hope. The government doubling down on this certainly reaffirms the faith of the stakeholders and if all goes well, it will actually help Bangladesh leap forward one more economic step uphill, bringing the country closer to a developed economy.
Our regular features on finance, technology and fintech continue. We also look into various industrial sectors. The corporate news brings you up to date with what’s going on in the ICT and financial sector. And if you need some inspiration for digging in, perhaps open up your mobile app or web browser and order something through one of the meal delivery services. After all, what better excuse is there to indulge in some comfort food delivered to the doorstep than to have it for to accompanying your reading ession on the food delivery industry?
Md. Mizanur Rahman