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You Bet Your Life

With consumer skepticism soaring, the tech giants move into healthcare. (From the latest Techonomy Magazine)

Tech is Bridging the Gender Equality Gap

In recent years, companies have been increasingly focused on addressing the gender equity gap. It’s good business: executive-level, gender diverse companies are, on average, more profitable. But the fact remains that as employees move from...

What’s the Purpose of Purpose?

A clear and compelling purpose can unlock your organization’s ability to sense and respond to emerging challenges and opportunities.

Microsoft’s Smith: ‘It All Comes Down to How You Conduct Your Business’

Microsoft President Brad Smith has become a voice for responsible business and Microsoft has come a long way from its reputation in the ‘90s as the bully of the tech industry. He challenged the industry...

Big Tech’s Conscience to Join Techonomy NYC

Techonomy's program for our May conference in NYC is shaping up quickly. The conversation will range widely across technologies, company strategies, public policy, and the state of human progress. Join Microsoft President Brad Smith, WPP...

How Big Data Effects Cities

Dan'l Lewin at Techonomy 2014.

Grow Civic Tech––But Respect Today’s Systems

People have always relied on tech to make civil society more efficient and accessible. Now, the rapid evolution of the net and standards-based protocols are already enriching a variety of civic activities, such as voting....

The Key to Blockchain Adoption: Make It Cheaper

Blockchain—the technology behind (or interwoven with) BitCoin—is the main story. The "cryptocurrency" is almost a distraction, a sideshow to the real deal. Blockchain is a public ledger, a record against which anyone can see whether...

How City Programs Can Broaden Access to the Innovation Economy

A wide range of programs for entrepreneurship, training, and mentoring are emerging in cities around the United States. They hope to revitalize historically disadvantaged communities, broaden economic opportunity, and make cities better places. It's a...

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