14 Sep 2023

How Coding is Changing the World: From Climate Change to Global Health


The world is transforming at an unprecedented pace, and technology lies at the heart of this transformation. With the emergence of cutting-edge technologies, the possibilities for innovation and progress are endless. In fact, coding is becoming increasingly crucial in tackling some of the most pressing challenges facing humanity today.

One of the most current topics of our time is climate change, it’s no secret that climate change poses a substantial threat to our planet. But coding is helping us to find innovative solutions like never before. By creating algorithms that optimise supply chains and track emissions, companies can reduce their carbon footprint significantly, which ultimately preserves the planet for future generations to come.

Similarly, coding is revolutionising the healthcare industry. Artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms can diagnose diseases more accurately and faster, increasing efficiency and saving lives. Through analysing medical images with more precision and accuracy than ever before, medical professionals can tackle diseases with greater success rates.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the significance of coding and the role it played in mitigating the spread of the virus. Contact-tracing applications created by coding helped to notify people who might have come into contact with infected individuals and identify outbreaks sooner, leading to more successful containment efforts.

At Insight, we’re proud to be part of a community that’s pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with technology. Our recent Intelligent Technology Report shows that 82% of businesses acknowledge the importance of investing in digital transformation to stay relevant. This transformation is already underway, and we’re excited to see how it will continue to change the world.

The potential for coding is immense, and we’re just scratching the surface of what it can achieve. Whether implementing new ways of predicting climate-related disasters, improving healthcare access, or analysing medical images, coding is becoming an increasingly critical tool for tackling the formidable challenges facing humanity. With continued innovation and collaboration, the possibilities for what we can achieve truly are endless.

This article was written by Miranda Webb – Senior Adoption & Change Consultant, Digital Business Transformation at Insight. 

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