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Building Value with Blockchain Technology

The World Economic Forum has recently published the “Building Value with Blockchain Technology: How to Evaluate Blockchain’s Benefits” paper. This practical framework helps organizations identify the value of blockchain technology and build a corresponding business case. Co-designed with Accenture, the Blockchain Value Framework is the second in a series of white papers for organizations to …
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Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2019

The World Economic Forum has just published the Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2019. The technologies on the list, which is curated by members of the Forum’s Expert Network, are selected against a number of criteria. In addition to promising major benefits to societies and economies, they must also be disruptive, attractive to investors and researchers, …
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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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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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Top 10 Emerging Technologies for 2014

The World Economic Forum has put out a new report identifying the top technological trends for the coming year. Technology has become perhaps the greatest agent of change in the modern world. While never without risk, positive technological breakthroughs promise innovative solutions to the most pressing global challenges of our time, from resource scarcity to …
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Building an Innovation System for Knowledge City

RAND Corporation has just published the report, “An Outline of Strategies for Building an Innovation System for Knowledge City”. China’s Guangzhou Development District (GDD) will be the site of the new innovation cluster known as Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City. Jointly developed by GDD and Singbridge of Singapore, Knowledge City will be an environmentally and technologically …
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Toward a Competitive European Internet Industry

The RAND Corporation has just published the report, “Towards a Competitive European Internet Industry: A Socio-economic Analysis of the European Internet Industry and the Future Internet Public-Private Partnership.” The study was set up to estimate the potential economic and societal contributions of the European Internet industry as well as the impact of EU support for …
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The Future of Home Automation

Datamonitor 360 has just published the “The Future of Home Automation,” which provides an overview of the emerging trends and technologies for smart home energy, entertainment, security, and health. The report examines both consumer and government driven tracks and how they are creating a booming market for “smart home” devices. The companies, technologies, and products …
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