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Resilience Sustainable Development Goals The Pandemic

Join our Upcoming Event: What is Sustainability In a Pandemic-Ridden World?

We’re traveling less, using less gas, less energy. The air is cleaner, cities are quieter, but our environmental goals seem less urgent. What does the pandemic and a changed normal mean for our climate and the pathway to a cleaner, more sustainable world?   More

Energy & Green Tech Innovation Sustainable Development Goals Techonomy Events

Sustainability: “It shouldn’t be up to consumers to figure out what products are safe for…the environment”

What’s the role of business in addressing the degrading environment and pushing towards more sustainability in society? In the opinion of Jenny Ahlen of the Environmental Defense Fund, plenty. “We need proactive business leadership."   More

Analytics & Data Community Insights Security & Privacy

Research Calls Into Question Our Ability to Consent to Data Collection

New research has shown that the general public’s lack of understanding about data and technology runs deeper than what our current privacy laws take into account.   More

Business Education Jobs

Desperately Seeking Talent: Technology Association Report Underscores Shortage of Skilled Workers

Three in four tech companies face difficulty finding candidates with the right skills and abilities. A triple cocktail is moving the dial right now on how to address the school-to- work pipeline, creating vast opportunities for smart educators and smart companies to step up, work to help people, and lessen the friction between schools and business.   More

Business Government Healthcare Techonomy Events The Pandemic

Health + Wealth of America—Day Three: On the Ground in Muskegon, Learning at Ericsson, and 1-800-FLOWERS’ Pandemic Journey

Day three of Health + Wealth of America kicked off with “Voices of American Resilience,” moderated by Esther Dyson, executive founder of The Way to Wellville, a nonprofit project devoted to defining and testing models for producing community health.   More

Business Government Healthcare Techonomy Events

Health + Wealth Day Two: Summers, Case, Scaramucci, & Krawcheck

To kick off day two of Health + Wealth of America, Lawrence H. Summers, president emeritus of Harvard, was interviewed by Bob Diamond, CEO of Atlas Merchant Capital. “This will be a moment historians in 2200 points back to when they look at our era,” Summers said, suggesting 2020 could be remembered like 1914, 1940, 1929 or 1776 because of how much dramatic change this year has ushered in.   More

Cryptocurrency Education Healthcare Innovation

Early Childhood Intervention and the Capacity for Joy: Day One Takeaways from the Health+Wealth of America

Day one of the Health+Wealth of America conference opened with Dr. Zeke Emanuel, a medical ethicist and longtime advocate for reform of American healthcare. He got right down to talking about the things that would really make a difference in America.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare Resilience Techonomy Events

Making the World a Healthier Place through Digital Health

Moderated by W2O’s Aaron Strout, panel participants include Melissa Opraseuth, Chief Operating Officer at par8o and Jennifer Lavanture, Vice President of Business Development at MedRhythms. Panelists will discuss how the technology’s promise of advancing healthcare is being realized at both their companies and how this sector will evolve over the next couple of years.   More

Arts & Culture Design Media & Marketing

Pandemic Fashion and Beauty: Does Reality Still Matter?

As we stare at our screens for a larger portion of each day, the lines between real and digital are getting fuzzier. Phase 2 of screen life will blur real and digital even more.   More

Business Healthcare Tech & Society Techonomy Events

“Healing America in a Time of Divides”

Zainab Salbi, an Iraqi immigrant who has spent many years working both on issues of immigration and gender equality, will appear at the session whose name I’ve quoted in my headline. She’s writing a book about how to overcome America’s divides—not only of right and left, Republican and Democrat, but men and women, rich and poor, privileged and disenfranchised.   More

Analytics & Data Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

How Google Thinks About Digital Health

A leader in some of Alphabet’s health-focused initiatives recently offered an update on ways the search and data giant can use information and digital tools to improve outcomes for individuals and society.   More

Arts & Culture Education Member Insights Society

These Times Demand a Complete Mind

Do we have a complete mind and the mindset to manage through these turbulent times and reimagine the future? The key may be in the STEAM education movement and the importance of the arts.   More

Arts & Culture The Pandemic

The Beauty Industry Bows to the Pandemic Beast

Tech is reshaping the beauty industry in its own image, turning it more reliant on screens, AI, AR, and personalization. Here are some changes, from the mundane to the sublime, we can expect to linger in the half-trillion-dollar business of cosmetics and personal care products.   More

Innovation Leadership Partner Insights

BMC’s Ayman Sayed: Heading Towards Enterprise 2025

CDX sat down with the CEO of BMC Software, Ayman Sayed, to discuss the rise of the Autonomous Digital Enterprise, the future of computing and more.   More

Global Tech International Affairs

Disentangling the Escalating US-China Tech Battle

Internet companies are now central to the growing geopolitical battle for influence between the US and China. even as China supports and promotes its own companies around the world, the US is in effect beginning to suppress ours, with antitrust enforcement looming for both Google and Facebook. How will this battle play out and what does it mean for U.S. soft power and global influence?   More

Media & Marketing Net Giants Tech & Society

The Social Dilemma’s Blind Spot

A scene from Netflix's documentary The Social Dilemma

A documentary on the ills of social media does well at explaining certain problems, but its own obliviousness highlights the critical underlying issue.   More

Cryptocurrency Finance The Pandemic

Crypto will Rise from the Pandemic

People often say the greatest tech innovations emerge from crises. Crypto may be the place to watch this time.   More

Community Insights Innovation The Pandemic

A Silver Lining of COVID-19: Innovation Super Evolution

We’re currently seeing Super Evolution’s real-time emergence, catalyzed by COVID. It’s what happens when fetters -- of money, time, bureaucracy, and even mental models -- are removed by necessity and replaced by design, experimentation, and data feeding each other in an impressively-accelerated innovation cycle.   More

Resilience Tech & Society The Pandemic

TECH+Education Event – The Back to School Dilemma

America’s families face wrenching uncertainty and a lose-lose situation. We want our kids back in school, but what about the real risks to them and us if they are? However, staying at home means emotional challenges piled on top of educational ones. And for the food insecure and the 30% of kids without enough at-home connectivity, the problems become a nightmare. Will kids be able to learn this fall?   More

Bio & Life Sciences The Pandemic

Science Is What Determined a Successful Public Response to COVID-19

Some leaders saw that flattening the curve wouldn’t work against the pandemic. Others were reluctant to test at all. Scientific data made the difference between responses that worked, and those that didn’t.   More