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Innovation Techonomy Events

Legacy Companies Look Outward to Find Innovation

Collaboration and partnership are the watchwords as two century-old companies, Johnson & Johnson and GE, are looking outside their walls to encourage innovation.   More

Government Innovation Techonomy Events

White House Tech Advisor Focuses on Innovation

Michael Kratsios came to Techonomy2018 to show the administration's support for innovation. The audience of tech and business leaders was polite but skeptical.   More

Innovation Opinion Techonomy Events

Chinese Entrepreneurs Discard Silicon Valley’s Model

A unique combination of an enormous market, tenacious entrepreneurs and a gladiatorial environment has seen China catch up with the U.S. at an incredibly rapid and unexpected pace, says Kai-Fu Lee, CEO of Beijing based Sinovation Ventures and founding president of Google China.   More

Community Insights Innovation

Esports and Live Culture: A Major New Movement

Livestreaming apps, like esports and HQ Trivia, are thriving thanks to advancements in technology. It is only the beginning.   More

Innovation Transportation

Audi Electric Sport Utility: Big Auto’s First Real Tesla Rival

The rollout of the electric sport utility offers a window into how car manufacturers with global scale will approach the electric market.   More

Cities Innovation Transportation

Which Countries Are Winning the Self-Driving Race?

A new study from KPMG International ranks the Netherlands as the country most ready to support driverless cars, followed by Singapore and the United States. China ranks 16th.   More

Articles We Like Innovation

Want a Recipe for Stronger Cement? Just Add Carrots

Editors Choice: The humble carrot could be the key to creating a stronger cement and reducing cement's significant carbon footprint, according to an article in architecture and design magazine Dezeen.   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

Global Tech Innovation The Internet

Why the Future will Require Mesh Governance

Society is evolving quickly, with power more and more in networks. In turn, network edges are gaining in power. What this means for all of us is daunting. The author outlines a new form of order and governance he sees emerging.   More

Innovation Society

A Tech “Trend” to Make You Look Ridiculous

Today's tech brouhaha: Scooters bring big money, big talk, and big controversy.   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

Community Insights Innovation Media & Marketing

Facebook’s Failures Invite an Entirely New Industry

In the wake of the Facebook data breach, a new industry will emerge, one that truly puts our data to work serving us.   More

Community Insights Healthcare Innovation

Wearables Are Nice, But Not Ready for Serious Healthcare

Wearable technologies have the potential to revolutionize health care—but to reap the benefits devices need to be more accurate, doctors need to be more receptive to using the data, and systems need to be deeply integrated.   More

Community Insights Healthcare Innovation

Healthcare Innovators Need the Establishment

The tech world is often quick to dismiss "traditional" healthcare as slow. But to push the sorely needed transformation within healthcare, technology players and today's healthcare stakeholders will have to collaborate.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Innovation

India: A Wellspring of Untapped Genetic Knowledge

Now is a unique time in the history of world healthcare. We can sequence faster, and we can sequence at a lower cost. Indian genomic data will unlock more of life’s source code to benefit everyone.   More

From the Magazine Innovation Startup Culture

Europe Lights the Tech Fuse

Europe is taking tech seriously, from the EU on down. Startups are skyrocketing, with entrepreneurs emerging from disparate sectors. Established companies across the continent are paying attention, and France under Macron is notably a champion of investment and innovation.   More

Healthcare Innovation Partner Insights

A New Goal for Health: Seamless Care

As the healthcare industry moves away from "sick care" to prevention and healthy living, a new level of collaboration between health systems is needed, says Philips North America CEO. (Note: Philips is a Techonomy partner.)   More

Community Insights Innovation Techonomy Events

The Future is Now

At Techonomy 2017, a humble group of high school students are awed to hear that the future is now: speaking to machines, telepathy, mind-controlled artificial limbs, and high-tech food production are no longer restricted to science fiction and are currently being developed in actuality at research labs or tech companies. Their inventors—scientists and entrepreneurs—presented their […]   More

Innovation Society Techonomy Events The Internet

Techonomy 2017: Will Machines Serve Man or Vice Versa?

Business leaders, policy experts and engineers gathered at Techonomy 2017 for two days of discussion on the promise and perils of a tech-driven future. Status Update: It’s complicated. Attendees painted a picture of great progress driven by innovation, but the way forward is fraught with peril.   More

Cities Innovation Techonomy Events

Urban Space: Missed Opportunities and Looming Changes

In what has become a recurring theme of Techonomy 2017, the technology is outracing society’s capacity to thoughtfully integrate it. Monday’s sessions on the future of cities was no exception.   More