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Community Insights Security & Privacy

The Lessons of 9/11 Can Help Stop Internet Disinformation

Seventeen years after 9/11, we are at another inflection point of equal importance that requires partnership and cooperation between the public and private sectors: the containment of disinformation.   More

Community Insights Techonomy Events

Maynard Webb: Focus on Ethical Use of Tech

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer three critical questions in an ongoing series: Maynard Webb of Webb Investment Network, an investment firm for world-changing companies.   More

Community Insights Techonomy Events

Michael Dunne: What Will Happen to Compassion and Love?

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer three critical questions in an ongoing series: Michael Dunne of ZoZo Go, an auto-tech advisory firm.   More

Community Insights Techonomy Events

Cory Johnson: Blockchain Can Be World Changing

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer three critical questions in an ongoing series: Cory Johnson of Ripple, an electronic-payment service.   More

Community Insights Learning

How Technology Can Help Underserved Children Learn

Digital tools thoughtfully deployed can help close the learning gap for underserved students.   More

Community Insights Security & Privacy Society

Disinformation and Data Attacks Will Get Worse

Disinformation tactics are getting more and more sophisticated. These are cross-platform, multi-industry threats, and the solutions will be cross-platform and collaborative.   More

Community Insights Society

Omidyar Network and Institute for the Future Introduce Ethical Framework for Tech

Exclusive to Techonomy: The Omidyar Network and the Institute for the Future introduce an "Ethical Operating System,"  a toolkit for helping developers and designers anticipate the impact of technologies they’re working on today. The hope is that technologists can begin to build responsibility into core business and product decisions, and contribute to a thriving tech industry.   More

Community Insights Security & Privacy

Cybersecurity: A Critical Check in M&A

Cybersecurity due diligence in the M&A deal process should move from being a priority for only technical and information security teams — and an irritating afterthought to corporate development teams — to a high priority among business executives across all industries.   More

Community Insights Media & Marketing

How Software Ate the Consumer Goods Industry

Digital-born consumer brands like Dollar Shave Club, Bonobos, Warby Parker, Allbirds and Casper have burst onto the scene in recent years. It's no coincidence that so many are in New York, that investors in NY specialize in them, and that they are transforming how we buy just about everything.   More

Community Insights Energy & Green Tech

Today’s Top Technologies Are Reducing Our Carbon Footprint

Machine learning, predictive analytics, big data, and IoT are quietly making a massive impact toward a more sustainable planet.   More

Community Insights Healthcare

Missing From Clinical Trials: the Patient Perspective

The design and execution of clinical trials represents an ideal opportunity to engage the consumer and begin building a relationship that can last a lifetime.   More

Community Insights Society

Purpose Can Boost the Bottom Line

A new study connects the dots between purpose-driven companies and sales.   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

Community Insights Innovation Society

What’s the Purpose of Purpose?

Purpose tells you who you are and where you’re going. A compelling long-term vision for how a business sustainably benefits stakeholders, including society, is no chore. It's an opportunity. This is how companies will attract and retain the best people, and how they learn to adapt and react quickly to change.   More

5G Community Insights Global Tech Mobile

India’s Mobile Strategy Sets Pace for Connecting Everyone

While it has taken a while for the digital revolution to take shape in India, the country is now leapfrogging more advanced economies. There is much we can learn from India’s efforts, says the CEO of a telecommunications networking equipment supplier doing business there.   More

Community Insights Society

Bringing up Baby in a Screen-Centric World

A new mother grapples with a new parenting conundrum — how much screen time is too much?   More

Community Insights Security & Privacy

Small Business Expert: GDPR is Hard but Necessary

Europe's Global Data Protection Regulation takes effect today. While large companies like Google and Amazon have the resources to figure out the law’s intricacies, millions of small businesses do not.   More

Community Insights Healthcare

Could the Facebook Scandal Slow Down Digital Healthcare?

In the wake of the Facebook data breach, consumer concerns over data security could slow the growth of digital health. Blockchain may be a solution.   More

Artificial Intelligence Community Insights

Stay Curious to Win In the Age of AI

As AI remakes every industry, workers with the human traits of creativity, emotion, judgment, and the ability to make strong relationships will be in more demand than ever.   More

Community Insights Innovation

China Will Probably Out-Innovate the World

While China is poised to become an innovation challenger, will it out-innovate its global competitors? The answer is a qualified yes. On its current path, China could develop transformative innovations on a global scale; it is already getting good at developing short-term, consumer-focused innovations.   More