Innovation

It Pays to Be Smart

Our economy is increasingly ruled by a few dominant firms. We see them everywhere, from established giants Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, and …

Innovation Economy

Innovation, The Cloud And Cisco's Fight To Maintain Market Leadership

<i>Dilbert</i>, that searingly honest and gut-wrenchingly funny portal into corporate life, once made sport of the universal obsession companies have with data. In one strip, there’s a typically befuddled exchange between Dilbert and the Pointy-Haired Boss. Dilbert reveals that a new product has failed …

Cisco Systems

The scientific explanation for why so many CEOs act like jerks

In the aftermath of Travis Kalanick’s ouster as CEO of ride-sharing behemoth Uber, Silicon Valley is grappling with an age-old management question. Namely: Do business leaders need to be nice?<p>In the opinion of former US attorney general Eric Holder, the answer would seem to be yes. After Holder was …

Leadership

Israeli spy agency Mossad targets cutting-edge tech, sets up innovation fund

The Israel Security and Intelligence Service (Mossad) has announced the establishment of Libertad - a technology innovation fund.<p>Libertad, the Technological Innovation Fund of the Israel Security and Intelligence Service, was established to provide an innovative capability for maintaining and …

Israel

Sweden's New Failure Museum Celebrates the World's Most Spectacular Flops

The wacky collection is fun, but it also teaches serious lessons about learning and innovation.<p>New Coke, a Donald Trump themed board game, green ketchup, and a giant digital camera released by Kodak in 1995 years before anyone knew what to do with it.<p>All these products were spectacular failures, …

Sweden

Understanding the real innovation behind the iPhone

When the iPhone emerged in 2007, it came with all the promise and pomp of a major Steve Jobs announcement, highlighting its user interface and slick …

UI Design

The internet of things: industry’s digital revolution

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor is the busiest railway in North America, and also the most grumbled about. Its reliability is about average for the …

Internet of Things

Darius Graham of Social Innovation Lab: Debunking the Myths of Baltimore

Darius Graham is the Director of the Social Innovation Lab (SIL) at Johns Hopkins University and a startup ecosystem builder in Baltimore, MD. His …

Startups

NVIDIA Tops MIT Tech Review’s List of World’s Smartest Companies

NVIDIA topped the latest edition of <i>MIT Technology Review’s</i> list of 50 Smartest Companies. The magazine’s 2017 list, released Tuesday, ranks companies …

Nvidia

How AI can be a force for good

You probably know that by 2022 an estimated 5 million jobs worldwide will be lost to AI-enabled automation technologies. You probably also know that Oxford University says that 47 percent of American jobs are at risk of being automated, and you probably know two or three more harrowing statistics …

Machine Learning

Elara Technologies Leads With Tech Innovation Files New Patent for AR VR

Elara Technologies Pte Ltd., which owns Housing.com, PropTiger.com and Makaan.com, has become the first Indian online real estate company to file an …

Virtual Reality

From the Mountains to the Valley: Why TapInfluence is Moving to Silicon Valley, California

Business is inherently complicated, and that level of complexity is often magnified at the startup stage. Start-ups are barometers for the economy and, due to their nature, vessels for market exploration. Throughout my 15 years of experience as a leader in technology, I’ve seen this reflected in …

Silicon Valley

City's young creatives look to build a high-tech future

The authorities are providing premises and funding for a range of startups in expectation of future success, as Yang Wanli reports.<p>In May, Zhang …

Hong Kong

Middle America Is More Innovative Than A Lot Of America Thinks

Just because you don’t hear about them as much doesn’t mean there aren’t startups in places other than coastal cities–and they might be the companies best equipped to curb the excesses of startup culture.<p>In his book, <i>The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future</i>, AOL co-founder Steve Case …

Silicon Valley

Innovation is great, but it needs to do one key thing, execs say at 'Summer Davos'

DALIAN, China — Technology is transforming the world, but if businesses and governments aren't careful, innovation could hurt society by exacerbating …

China

3D printing the next five years by Sander Adam CEO Leapfrog

<i>Headquartered in the Netherlands, Leapfrog 3D printers are used by enterprises including Tesla, Philips, Volkswagen and NASA. The company sell a</i> …

3D Printing

“Leaders Must ‘Walk-the-Walk’ and Create a Culture of Innovation”

Leaders Must ‘Walk-the-Walk’ and Create a Culture of Innovation is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.<p>In it, PJ Caposey, Amber …

Education

Commentary: Agility, the secret skillset companies are looking to hire

SINGAPORE: Rapid change. These are just two words, but enough to describe the whirlwind of disruption businesses and workers find themselves in today.<p>…

World Economic Forum

Jeffrey Katzenberg's world of WndrCo and TV's new frontier

In the ever-evolving scatter of content making its way to the small screen, many players are continuing to emerge — but there may be no one better …

​Government looking to digital identification for Australian SMEs

Australia's Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation, and Science wants a digital revolution in the way that business and government interact and …

Welcome To The Manufacturing Revolution

Colin Masson, Director of Manufacturing Industry Solutions at Microsoft Cloud & Enterprise, introduces the digital forces behind PSFK's Future of …

Manufacturing

CEOs go bullish on growth prospects

More than 90 percent of CEOs in China are confident about the growth outlook of their companies, a higher percentage than their global counterparts, …

CEOs

Flexible Operating Models Only Limited by Rigid Corporate Thinking

The technology is there, and so is the desire of workers.<p>The only thing limiting the shift to a more nimble, agile and productive workplace is the …

The Workplace

India’s Defence, Aerospace Industries Will Be Next Growth Frontiers: Dassault Systèmes

French technology solutions provider Dassault Systèmes is eyeing a double digit growth in the Indian market for the next five years, and is harping …

Manufacturing

The Innovator Gap

An innovator I know—let’s call him Tom—had trained for a decade at the world’s top research institution to become an expert in materials science and …

Materials Science

Chinese Science and Innovation - Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2017 | World Economic Forum

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China

One of the biggest US job creators in IT is India’s Tata Consultancy Services

The Indian tech giant is a job-creating engine in the US.<p>Tata Consultancy Services – part of India’s largest industrial conglomerate, the Tata Group …

Water

Co-op digital chief Mike Bracken quits to focus on digital government consultancy

Former UK government digital chief Mike Bracken is leaving his job as chief digital officer at the Co-operative Group to work with governments around …

Business Technology

EdGE Networks Solving Talent Acquisition and Workforce Optimization Challenges Using AI and Data Science

The HR technology market is undergoing a disruptive change owing to digital technologies and the millennial workforce. The industry comprises of …

Machine Learning

Halifax’s Springboard program turns academics into entrepreneurs

There’s an old saying that you can accomplish anything you want – so long as you don’t care who takes the credit.<p>This is not just a powerful insight into human nature. It may also be the clue to solving Canada’s innovation problem.<p>The consensus is that Canadians are great at coming up with new …