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Disruptive Technology in Behavioural Health: Ethical and Risk-Management Challenges

September 6, 2017 • TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Social ImpactComments (1)

By Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D Digital technology has transformed the delivery of mental health services worldwide.  Behavioural health professionals now have the option to provide remote and “distance” counselling services using a wide range of online tools, smartphone applications, video technology, and other technological innovations. This disruptive

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The Future of Virtual Reality Applications in K-12 and Higher Education

August 30, 2017 • TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Ben Fineman Virtual and augmented reality technologies are promising to revolutionise the way we present and experience information, which will have profound implications for educational institutions. This article discusses the current state of these

Digitalisation: The Pharmakon of Open Organisations

August 22, 2017 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Emerging Ideas, Future of BusinessComments (0)

By Albert Meige The first industrial revolution saw the birth of the idea of an enterprise – the same entity we are familiar with today.1 The creative crucible of the third industrial revolution is in the process of giving rise to a new form of companies.

Are We in Good Shape for a Digital Transformation?

August 14, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Future of Business, TransformationComments (0)

By Anand Swaminathan & Jürgen Meffert Innovation cycles run ever faster – with each of us experiencing ever more discontinuity. Anand Swaminathan and Jürgen Meffert, Senior Partners at McKinsey and Company and authors of DIGITAL @ SCALE:  The

Will The Robots Save Company Culture?

July 3, 2017 • TECHNOLOGY, Emerging Ideas, Future of BusinessComments (1)

By Simone Sneed-McGurl Over the past 25 years we have seen a rapid proliferation of workplace technology, automation and artificial intelligence. The evolution of the fourth industrial revolution has dramatically impacted how we live and how we work. With

Adapting Your Digital Business to a Fragmented World

June 28, 2017 • Global Business, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Future of BusinessComments (0)

By Omar Abbosh, Paul Nunes and Armen Ovanessoff We are aware that this era calls for your business to be able to continuously adapt to emerging trends. But how?  The authors provide concrete data on current realities faced by digital businesses and steps on

Rethinking Wearable Computing

June 5, 2017 • TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Bob O’Donnell At some point, wearable computing devices or solutions or whatever form they end up taking will be part of our lives. In this article, the author discusses how the next evolution beyond smartphones is into a highly personalised, but much

What Digital Leadership Does

May 25, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGYComments (1)

By Stijn Viaene Leadership has been an indispensable factor in any business development. As businesses undergo digital transformation, Stijn Viaene offers exciting insight on digital leadership, the different leadership personas required for its execution,

Deming, Darwin and Mrs. Doubtfire: How the Seven Deadly Disruptors are Changing Manufacturing

May 5, 2017 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Future of Business, Surdak on TechnologyComments (0)

By Christopher Surdak In this age of disruptive change, technological innovations can either ease all your worries or bring you the greatest discomforts you’ve ever known. Christopher Surdak elaborates on the Seven Deadly Disruptors that are changing

Who Needs Silicon Valley? Made in Digital Germany is Europe’s Big Hope

March 15, 2017 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Editors' Pick, Future of Business, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Strategic SpotlightComments (2)

The industrial and manufacturing landscape of 2025 will be massively different from today and every single “traditional” company has to digitally innovate if it is to survive. German and European manufacturing must co-innovate with the German software