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BMC’s CTO on 2020’s “Quest” for Corporate Transformation

Digital transformation accelerated this year in a way nobody could have predicted. What does it mean to be a “tech-driven” company in this era, and why should becoming an Autonomous Digital Enterprise be the goal?   More

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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

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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

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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

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“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

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Building Health+Wealth in America

Now is the time to take an urgent and holistic look at where the country is headed. We think of both “health” and “wealth” in a broad sense­–what will make the nation and its people healthier, and: what should we mean by “wealth” in an age cursed by deep inequality?   More

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Today’s Leaders Must Reinvest to Reinvent

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated three years of digital and cultural transformation into three months. To deploy a transformation strategy with speed and scale, there are three key areas organizations must focus on.   More

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Why Microsoft Shouldn’t Buy TikTok

A Microsoft acquisition won’t end well, argues Raskin. Here's why she's rooting for a complete spinoff of TikTok, creating a new American company.   More

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Will TikTok Get Its Green Card?

Controlled by a Chinese media conglomerate and the social media of choice for U.S. 16-24-year-olds, TikTok is being scrutinized and dissected by everyone.   More

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VIDEO – How Can Business Keep AI Ethical?

The pushback against Covid-19 is leading to a proliferation of rapidly-developed AI applications. As we go from artificial intelligence to artificial super-intelligence, how can enterprises ensure they build ethical AI?   More

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The Customer and the Company: Covid Changes Almost Everything

Customer experience, is a well-established business discipline. But now the era of Covid has upended everything. Trust, digital connection, both physical and digital security, and even empathy are newly-reinforced elements in what it means to give customers a satisfying and positive experience.   More

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These Tech Nonprofits for Seniors Pivoted Online–With Challenges

Covid-19 has been particularly unkind to older people and has exacerbated what’s been called the Loneliness Epidemic. Now nonprofits are using tech to provide a better quality of life for aging and disabled populations.   More

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Watch: Kimberly Bryant on What It Will Take to Make Tech More Inclusive

Kimberly Bryant founded and leads Black Girls Code, aimed at inspiring and empowering people who have generally been excluded from the tech industry. Now, with the U.S. amidst a fundamental reorientation of attitudes about race and inclusion, what will it take to fully include Black and Brown people and women in organizations driving tech-based change?   More

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Customer Experience in the No-Touch, Safety-Obsessed Age

CX, or customer experience, is a well-established business discipline. But now we are in the era of Covid, with widespread home confinement and fear of contagion. Accordingly, the meaning of CX is evolving rapidly. Trust, digital connection, both physical and digital security, and even empathy are newly-reinforced elements in what it means to give customers […]   More

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Understanding Bezonomics, and the Amazon Flywheel

Amazon is the company we love and fear. Brian Dumaine's new book Bezonomics dives deep into what makes it so powerful, and how Jeff Bezos thinks.   More

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A Community Commitment at Morgan Stanley’s Multicultural Innovation Lab

The Multicultural Innovation Lab coaches and supports tech-enabled companies with a female or multicultural founder. It's an important commitment from a major company towards equity.   More

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Watch: Karin Klein + Alfred Chuang on Venture Capital & Startups in a Time of Crisis

Join our next Techonomy Roundtable in partnership with Bloomberg Beta, in conversation with Karin Klein and Alfred Chuang.   More

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Welcome to The Great Reset

We surpassed the unemployment of The Great Recession. In two weeks. For our economy and our society, we need to flatten The Slump.   More

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Tech for Mental Health In a Time of Isolation

Everyone's feeling anxiety these days. These services can explain exactly why and how. And tech–even machine learning–is proving helpful in keeping people centered and sane in the virus age.   More

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The Confusing Post-Virus Future of Global Supply Chains

Global supply chains may radically realign following this painfully destabilizing episode. Companies are already moving production out of China, and next they may move away from those pesky, disease-prone people.   More