Tag Archives: Technology

Technology futures: Projecting the possible, navigating what’s next (WEF)

What lies ahead for us? Although the modern world allows us to know and control so many things, our collective future remains slippery. This seems particularly true this year, as we live through a global pandemic and amid countless existing environmental, economic and political uncertainties. Combining insights from the history of computing, the practical lens […]
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The world cities report 2020 (UN Habitat)

The World Cities Report 2020 shows that the intrinsic value of sustainable urbanization can and should be harnessed for the wellbeing of all. The Report provides evidence and policy analysis of the value of urbanization from an economic, social and environmental perspective, including the unquantifiable value that gives cities their unique character; and also explores […]
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Harnessing technology for the global goals: A framework for corporate action (WEF)

The World Economic Forum has just published: “Harnessing Technology for the Global Goals: A Framework for Corporate Action”. Progress to reach the UN’s Global Goals by 2030 was already off track as we entered the 2020s, only worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. This report is an initial step towards clarifying how corporate leadership can drive […]
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2020 Global marketing trends (Deloitte)

We are living in an era of unprecedented technological innovation. No matter which era we live in or the technology it brings forth, the human remains constant throughout this relay of revolutions. We set out to explore how brands can navigate the increasingly digitized business, economic, and social environment in a way that helps preserve—and […]
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COVID-19’s impact on the global telecommunications industry (IFC)

The COVID-19 pandemic—perhaps more than any other event in human history— has demonstrated the critical importance that telecommunications infrastructure plays in keeping businesses, governments, and societies connected and running. Because of the economic and social disruption caused by the pandemic, people across the globe rely on technology for information, for social distancing, and working from […]
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5 Steps to people-centred artificial intelligence (MITSloan)

Beth Stackpole As organizations push forward with AI, they should put individuals at the center of the design process. Here’s a roadmap for making that happen. As companies double down on business initiatives built around technologies like predictive analytics, machine learning, and cognitive computing, there’s one element they ignore at their peril — humans. That was […]
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One of our Top 2017 MBA report – The impact of technological change on jobs and workplace structures

by Chandon Bezuidenhout Significant advancement in technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine-learning, and robotics, has sparked broad debate amongst economists, futurists, and current business leaders regarding the future of jobs. The purpose of this research was to determine the impact of technological change on jobs and workforce structures. The study involved a structured collection, classification, […]
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Avoid these five digital retailing mistakes

By: Prabuddha De, Yu Jeffrey Hu, and Mohammad S. Rahman Source: https://sloanreview.mit.edu In a world where customers are shifting a significant portion of their purchases from off-line to mobile and online channels, the mantra for retailers is to embrace the change and capitalize on the virtues of digital commerce. But rather than haphazardly implementing various website features, […]
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Why does Sweden produce so many startups?

By: Adam Jezard January 10, 2018 Source: https://www.weforum.org

All you need to know about Bitcoin’s rise, from $0.01 to $11,000

By: Olga Kharif December 01, 2017 Source: https://www.bloomberg.com