Tag Archives: World Economic Forum

Reshaping Urban Mobility with Autonomous Vehicles: Lessons from the City of Boston

Autonomous vehicles will radically transform how people and goods are transported around cities. What steps do government leaders need to take to ensure the future of mobility remains safe, clean and accessible for all people? The report “Reshaping Urban Mobility with Autonomous Vehicles: Lessons from the City of Boston“, co-published by the World Economic Forum …
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Shaping the Future of Construction: Future Scenarios and Implications for the Industry

The World Economic Forum has recently published the “Future Scenarios and Implications for the Industry” report, in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group. The report is part of the World Economic Forum Initiative on Shaping the Future of Construction. Incremental change is not an option any more in the construction industry. By redefining the ultimate …
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Maximizing the Return on Digital Investments

The World Economic Forum has recently published the “Maximizing the Return on Digital Investments” paper, in collaboration with Accenture (Digital Transformation Initiative). Digital technologies offer new ways for companies to grow and be more productive. However, it is not completely clear how investments in new technologies impact productivity. This paper addresses that issue by analysing …
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Blockchain Beyond the Hype

The World Economic Forum has recently published the “Blockchain Beyond the Hype: A Practical Framework for Business Leaders” paper. This common sense and practical framework is designed to assist executives in understanding whether blockchain is an appropriate and helpful tool for their business needs. It starts from the premise that blockchain is merely a technology – …
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Digital Identity: On the Threshold of a Digital Identity Revolution

The World Economic Forum has just published the “Digital Identity: On the Threshold of a Digital Identity Revolution” paper. This paper explores current digital identity systems and the trends that will have a significant impact in the future. It examines how identity and authentication mechanisms for humans, devices/things, and legal entities can share common definitions …
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Fostering Effective Energy Transition

The first edition of the Fostering Effective Energy Transition report, prepared with analytical support from McKinsey & Company, is part of the World Economic Forum System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Energy. The report Fostering Effective Energy Transition: A Fact-Based Framework to Support Decision-Making introduces the “Energy Transition Index”, which builds upon the previous …
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Creative Disruption: The Impact of Emerging Technologies on the Creative Economy

The World Economic Forum has recently published the “Creative Disruption: The impact of emerging technologies on the creative economy” paper, in collaboration with McKinsey & Company. Artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality and blockchain are changing the way the content is produced, distributed and consumed. The impacts are not just changing the creative economy, but society as …
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Value in Healthcare: Mobilizing Cooperation for Health System Transformation

The World Economic Forum has recently published the “Value in Healthcare: Mobilizing cooperation for health system transformation” report, in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group. This report highlights three drivers of health system transformation: New models for multi-stakeholder cooperation: A pilot project on preventing heart failure with 40 healthcare stakeholders in Atlanta has united efforts …
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Towards a Reskilling Revolution

The World Economic Forum has recently published the “Towards a Reskilling Revolution” report, in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group. As the types of skills needed in the labour market change rapidly, individual workers will have to engage in life-long learning if they are to achieve fulfilling and rewarding careers. For companies, reskilling and upskilling …
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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (23-26 January, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland) aims to rededicate leaders from all walks of life to developing a shared narrative to improve the state of the world. The programme, initiatives and projects of the meeting are focused on the theme “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.” More than …
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