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Business Community Insights Opinion

Information Wants to be Free; Consumers May Want to Pay

Current approaches to dynamic pricing are consumer-hostile. The author argues that there's a better way to build win-win relationships in the digital space that use cooperation, trust, and transparency to nurture customer lifetime value.   More

Business From the Magazine

Can Companies be ‘Good’?

Businesses are stepping into society's most contentious debates, raising the question: "What makes a good company good?" This has been one of the consistent themes throughout Techonomy 2018.   More

Business Techonomy Events

We Can’t Waste the Tech Crisis

Has Silicon Valley lost its soul? We partner with the Intelligence Squared Debates to ask the question that sits at the center of the tech crisis. If you can't join us in Half Moon Bay, don't miss the livestream from our home page November 11 @ 8:30 p.m. EST.   More

Business Community Insights

When Business Models Matter More Than Tech

Technology can provide a platform for future growth but seizing the white space of opportunity requires a well-thought-out business model—and a willingness to change an existing business model if necessary, whether to enable a new technology, unlock a new market, or both.   More

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Catherine Steiner-Adair: Screens Hinder Emotional Intelligence

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer critical questions in an ongoing series: Catherine Steiner-Adair, a research associate at Harvard Medical School.   More

Business Community Insights Techonomy Events

Neesha Hathi: Tech Needs the Basics

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer critical questions in an ongoing series: Neesha Hathi, Chief Digital Officer, Charles Schwab   More

Business Techonomy Events

Paula Goldman: Emerging Tech Needs Guardrails

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer critical questions in an ongoing series: Paula Goldman, global lead of the Tech and Society Solutions Lab at Omidyar Network.   More

Articles We Like Business Managing

Editor’s Choice: Is It Time To Bring Data To Managing?

We Recommend: Getting companies to pay attention to engage in so-called “evidence-based management” is a challenge. This piece from Knowable Magazine takes a deep dive into why.   More

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Jeffrey Sachs is Upset

We don't take the U. N. Sustainable Development Goals seriously enough. Tech is indispensable for achieving them. Economist Jeffrey Sachs is unimpressed with business' commitment so far, especially the tech giants, he told Techonomy in this exclusive interview. From the latest Techonomy Magazine.   More

Business Community Insights

Companies That Maintain a Stranglehold on Employee Tech Risk Being Left Behind

It is common for workers to be tethered to an office-based computer because of outdated applications. That turns off an increasingly dispersed and mobile workforce that expects “always on” connectivity to collaborate — and can be the difference that determines whether companies can recruit and retain the best talent, according to a new study.   More

Business From the Magazine

A Tech Tsunami is (finally) Transforming Real Estate

The sheer scale of the American real estate industry helps explain why so many tech innovators want to overhaul the business. (From the latest Techonomy Magazine)   More

Business From the Magazine

Too Bad You’re Not a Tech Company

Every company is driven by technology, so why are only certain "tech companies" afforded special privilege? What happens when companies are defined by what they do, not by how they do it? From the latest Techonomy Magazine.   More

Artificial Intelligence Business Techonomy Events

Techonomy NYC: Automated Workplace Brings Promise and Peril

The future of work is being remade by artificial intelligence and automation. The pros and cons were a subject of debate at Techonomy NYC last week.   More

Business Security & Privacy

GDPR Will Expose Brands That Don’t Care About Their Customers

The scramble by companies everywhere to comply with Europe's General Data Protection Regulation has largely been about avoiding the risk of being fined. But instead, it should raise questions about what values companies apply to their interactions with customers.   More

Artificial Intelligence Business Opinion

Confused by Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain? You’re Not Alone

In the first months of 2018, I’ve attended a lot of events, and they all had one thing in common.   More

Analytics & Data Artificial Intelligence Business

By Embracing Tech, Small Business Can Act Big

As larger competitors adjust to increasingly more experience-focused consumers, small businesses are not far behind, says Pitney Bowes' Jason Dies. Emerging technologies like the cloud, analytics, virtual assistants, and AI can help close the gap between small businesses and their competitors. (Note: Pitney Bowes is a Techonomy partner.)   More

Business Government Society

BlackRock Makes an Extraordinary Challenge to Business

In a remarkable letter to the business community, BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink says business must step into the void left by government in taking on society's biggest global challenges.   More

Business Manufacturing Partner Insights

Resurgence of Hardware Driving Innovation Across the Enterprise

As the demands of the enterprise increase and software becomes more sophisticated, standard hardware cannot keep up, says Celestica's Jason Phillips. There is momentum around a new class of advanced hardware optimized for today’s complex enterprise environments. Note: Celestica is a Techonomy partner.   More

Analytics & Data Business Community Insights

Get Ready for the Semantic Web

At linked data-driven companies you will find it difficult to distinguish between “traditional” data workers and those in other functional areas who, at other companies, are less reliant on data.   More

Business From the Magazine Society

Techonomy’s Top Stories of 2017

As the end of 2017 approaches, we look back at the themes that had the greatest impact—and promise to resonate next year and beyond. Through our print and online content, we explored the impact of emerging technologies on virtually every dimension of business and society.   More