Most adults are optimistic about accessing technology, digital tools and training in the next 12 months, but have serious concerns about the state of the climate, job market and global health,...
Jan 25, 2021
In the near future, manufacturing companies will collaborate in hyperconnected value networks in which data-and-analytics applications drive productivity, new customer experiences and societal and...
Jan 15, 2021
The World Economic Forum’s Mining and Metals Blockchain Initiative (“MMBI”), released a proof of concept that uses distributed ledger technology to track embedded greenhouse gas emissions. A...
Dec 22, 2020
The world is experiencing an unprecedented crisis that is causing chaos in the global economy, disrupting supply chains, and transforming society. The new reality is accelerating business model...
May 28, 2020
COVID-19 has accelerated the development and use of emerging technology across industries. For blockchain technology to scale in its next phase, global alignment between the public and private...
May 25, 2020
The pressure created by the COVID-19 outbreak on global trade systems highlights an urgent need for global cooperation to maintain and strengthen the resilience of international supply chains. To...
May 04, 2020
As organizations address the longer-term implications of COVID-19, it is imperative to focus on the needs of all stakeholders, from customers to suppliers to shareholders and, specifically, employees...
Apr 06, 2020
Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. The cover story in January 2020 is about the somewhat misplaced belief that the IT infrastructure is somewhat mature and hence infallible and how we are...
Feb 07, 2020
Should reliability be back on top of CIO agenda? We asked this question in a cover story in CIO&Leader, two-and-a-half years back—in May 2017 to be precise. This was in the aftermath of a...
Feb 07, 2020
In these days of celebratory reporting, it is no surprise that the news of India’s falling ranking in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index has been severely underreported in Indian...
Dec 09, 2019
The World Economic Forum (WEF) and Bain & Co have just released a report on future of consumption in India, which delves deep into how consumers and consumption will shape up in emerging markets...
Jan 08, 2019
Even as enterprises wake up to the potential of Blockchain, a new report by World Trade Organization (WTO) has identified how the trending technology can revolutionize world trade. The publication,...
Dec 04, 2018
The productivity increase due to investments in new digital technologies is significantly more when technologies are deployed in combination, finds a new research by the World Economic Forum (WEF)....
May 09, 2018
At the time of writing this, the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is on at Davos. India, of course, is getting a lot of mindshare, not just because of the plenary speech of prime minister...
Mar 13, 2018
In a bid to safeguard the world from hackers and growing data breaches -- especially from nation-states -- the World Economic Forum (WEF) announced a new Global Center for Cybersecurity.Headquartered...
Jan 24, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his keynote at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum at Davos today. In his speech, he touched various aspects of Inda's policies whlle outlining some...
Jan 23, 2018
Two of the top five most likely global risks are cyber risks, according to the Global Risk Report 2018, released yesterday by World Economic Forum. Risks of cyberattacks and data fraud or theft are...
Jan 18, 2018
Cybersecurity threats are fast outpacing the ability to overcome them and the only way to tackle them is through more effective collaboration between the private and public sectors, says the World...
Jan 15, 2018
How exactly does digital add value to businesses? What should be the digital transformation agenda? Now, world’s leading think tank, World Economic Forum, has released its version based on a...
Jan 20, 2017
Firstly, they will have to come to grips with the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which is redefining entire industries, and creating new ones from scratch, owing to groundbreaking advances in...
Jan 02, 2017
In the beginning of 2016, in the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, the theme was Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. For the first time, the global think tank was taking up something...
Dec 16, 2016
Artificial intelligence has been an area of interest since decades but it was not until recently that it has silently become the way we do business; and if the technology keeps going at the same pace...
Oct 25, 2016
During a session on the Indian start-up scene in the World Economic Forum’s India Economic Summit, leading entrepreneurs and venture capitalists outlined the challenges ahead, given the obvious...
Oct 12, 2016
India’s overall competitiveness has seen a huge jump as measured by the annual global competitiveness ranking, published annually by the World Economic Forum. According to its 2016-17 Global...
Oct 03, 2016
The World Economic Forum has published the Global Risk Report of 2016, the 11th edition of the annual report. The report, based on a study involving 750 experts from WEF multi-stakeholder...
Feb 11, 2016
“We must develop a comprehensive and globally shared view of how technology is affecting our lives and reshaping our economic, social, cultural, and human environments. There has never been a time of...
Feb 02, 2016
If you think IoT is just your top agenda item for this year, think again. The technology that is making the physical and digital world meet has contributed to shaping the theme of what is arguably...
Jan 19, 2016
The Digital India program of the Indian Government is centered around three key vision areas: digital infrastructure as a utility to every citizen; governance & services on demand and digital...
Oct 07, 2015