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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

Business Innovation Leadership Partner Insights

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

Business Global Tech Net Giants

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

Artificial Intelligence Business Tech & Society

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

Business Innovation Partner Insights Tech & Society

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

Business Healthcare Innovation

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

Business Inclusion Tech & Society

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

Business Partner Insights Tech & Society

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

Business Leadership Net Giants

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

Business Finance Innovation

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

Business Startup Culture

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

Business Jobs Policy

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

Business

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

Business Community Insights

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

Business

Will the Coronavirus Trigger a Global Recession?

The COVID-19 outbreak seems to have raised the odds of a global recession dramatically. But even if no downturn materializes in the near term, the outbreak, together with President Donald Trump’s trade policy, may herald the end of a peaceful and prosperous era.   More

Business Innovation

Why Innovative Firms Do Better for Investors

The Conference Board recently began measuring the impact of innovation. Here are some takeaways.   More

Business Innovation Transportation

Inside the Race to Build the First Sustainable Supersonic Jet

Can a supersonic jet be made fit for travel at a time when the planet is endangered and commercial aviation is being required to seriously clean up its act?   More

Business Community Insights The Future of Work

Workers Want Real Corporate Social Responsibility. Not Greenwashing.

The emerging workforce is particularly discerning, and principled, so companies should carefully build credible social impact programs—and explain the rationale.   More

Business Government

The New Industrial-Military Complex

Business is ahead of government in creating new technologies that can serve as weapons. Employees at Google, Amazon and Microsoft are boldly -- and publicly -- opposing the strategies.   More