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SDG-led Innovation

Let’s STRIDE Towards UN SDG-led Innovation

By Mike Cooray, Rikke Duus, Joanne Carmichael, and Marius Sylvestersen It has never been more urgent for entrepreneurial, public, and private organisations to join forces...
Merck Innovation Cup

The Merck Innovation Cup: Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists

When we launched the Merck Innovation Cup in 2011, none of us was sure about its potential to inspire the next generation of scientists...
Collective Intelligence Seriously

Taking Collective Intelligence Seriously: The Realities of Participative Strategy-Making

By Olga Ghazaryan, William Garrood & John Higgins This is the story of a wholehearted, participative approach to a new 10-year global strategy, designed to...
Co-Create

Manage or Co-create? Time to Choose

By David Weitzner Today's leaders have a choice to make: encourage their workers to be “partners in co-creation” or swim against the tide while clinging...
Bruno Lanvin

The Global Quest For Talent: The Prospects Are … Mixed

Interview with Executive Director for Global Indices at INSEAD, Bruno Lanvin It's well known that, to be effective in any undertaking, you first have to...
Crypto Exchanges

Consumers Consider Identity Verification Vital When Engaging With Crypto Exchanges

New Trulioo report finds 82% crypto leaders agree, say identity verification provides assurances for consumers during uncertain times Vancouver, British Columbia, Nov. 8, 2022: New...

The Biases That Derail Open Innovation Initiatives

By Oguz A. Acar Everyone loves an innovative idea, until they do not. According to Oguz Acar, “Idea novelty promotes acceptance up to a point;...
Transformation of Education

New Outlook, New Educational Curricula And Proactivity

By Dr Mario Raich, Dr Kristine Marin Kawamura, Dr Simon L. Dolan, Dr Paweł Rowiński and Mr Claudio Cisullo  PART II: Towards A Visionary Prescriptive Transformation...
Huawei

On the Need to Reinvent Your Business: Companies’ Survival Depends on Different Phases of...

By David De Cremer Organisations are born, conquer market share and, if successful, grow. In this process, it’s equally important that they are aware of...
Global Business

Skill-building Towards a Greener Future

By Ripin Kalra Moving towards a greener economy is creating opportunities for the introduction of new clean technologies, green investments and jobs. Ripin Kalra, Senior...
Metaverse

A Beginner’s Guide to Metaverse | Definition & Examples

The world metaverse is gaining popularity. Being an alternate virtual reality, the metaverse is full of shared 3D spaces where people can attend virtual...
Circular Business Model

Why Circular Business Models are Superior in the 2030s

By Henrik Hvid Jensen The “born-circular” are companies designed for circular economy business models and have brought circularity into all the steps of product...
Claudio Cisullo

Sustainable Investment: Marrying Greenness with the Traditional Values

Interview with Mr. Claudio Cisullo, Founder of CC Trust Group AG Investors are more than ever on the lookout for companies that demonstrate commitment to...
Radical Innovation

The Bias Against Radical Innovation

By Oguz Acar The problem with truly innovative ideas is that, far from being enthusiastically received by those entrusted with evaluating them, they are more...
TikTok

Will TikTok Take Over Facebook to Dominate Social Media?

By Shweta Singh I have a 10 year-old niece named Divya (not her real name) in rural northern India. Two years ago, I visited and...

Towards A Visionary Prescriptive Transformation of Education: Part I: New Paradigms, New Reality, and...

By Mario Raich, Kristine M. Kawamura, Simon L. Dolan, Paweł M. Rowiński and Claudio Cisullo This paper is Part I of two articles to be published...

The Metaverse and Web 3.0: Embedding Ourselves into the Internet

By Ray Schroeder We are embarking on an online environment transformation that is every bit as revolutionary as the inception of the Web browser in...

Reaching net-zero: Cities are Part of the Solution, Not the Problem

By Guilherme Rodrigues Cities have a bad environmental reputation, mostly due to congestion and poor air quality. However, air quality is not the overall picture....

Innovation – now and for generations to come

By Ulrich A.K. Betz Merck is well known as a vibrant science and technology company. But the company's drive to improve the well-being of humanity...

Managing People’s Talent with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence leadership goes beyond technology By Prof. Guido Stein, IESE Business School and Alberto Barrachina, Research Assistant For companies, the COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the...

A Compass for Chief Executive Officers and Chief Learning Officers

By Mihnea Moldoveanu and Das Narayandas Based on a 5 year study of the executive development industry, comprising interviews with over 200 executives, CLO’s, CEO’s,...
What-type-of-Data-Does-a-Sankey-Diagram-Generally-Use

What Type of Data Does a Sankey Diagram Generally Use?

Operating in an environment that deals with complex data types may seem extremely stressful, especially if you are not backed up. Data visualization breaks...
Building a Web Application

5 Key Moments to Consider When Building a Web Application for Your Business

By Oleksii Tsymbal Emerging companies and startups know that mobile is not the only way to succeed in the market. Businesses operating in e-commerce, healthcare,...
PRIVA

The Alternative to Food System Chaos: Interview with Meiny Prins, CEO of Priva

Our systems of food production and distribution are fundamentally flawed, jeopardising both the planet and its inhabitants. But, as Meiny Prins, CEO of Priva...
Spying

Trust, Treason and Treachery: The Psychology of Spying

By Adrian Furnham and John Taylor “In the world of intelligence, it is trust not betrayal which dominates the mindset” What exactly do spies do? What...
Alessio De Sio ZTE

Telecommunications: Getting the Message Across: Interview with Mr. Alessio De Sio, ZTE

As Chief Institutional and Communication Officer in Europe for telecoms company ZTE, a large component of Alessio de Sio's role is to inform the...
Mobile App Development Trends

Mobile App Development Trends that Drive the Industry in 2022

By Oleksii Tsymbal The pervasiveness of mobile apps in our society is staggering. Mobile applications are a golden opportunity for many businesses to connect with...
Research Challenges

MERCK PRESS RELEASE – 2022 Research Challenges

Over the recent decades, the creation, discovery, and use of science and technology have become increasingly important to all sectors of society. At the...
Driven Technology Innovation

Khuram Dhanani On Pandemic Driven Technology Innovation

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an environment of unprecedented change and disruption, according to Khuram Dhanani. In response, businesses have had to innovate at...
Curious2022

Curious2022 – Future Insight Conference

Dear Curious2022 – Future Insight Partner, UNITED BY SCIENCE FOR A BETTER TOMORROW  This is the essence of Curious – Future Insight! When has it ever been...
Digital Era

Towards the Future of Work – How to Thrive in the Digital Era

By Francesca Cristea The world has rapidly changed during the last two years marked by the global pandemic and our society took a big leap...
AI Avatar

The Rise of AI Avatars in Business

By Oleksii Tsymbal As the changes to the landscape of the market accelerate at a breakneck pace, businesses continue to embrace new technologies like AI...
Claus Risager

Preserving the Human Element in Robots with Blue Ocean Robotics

Interview with Claus Risager, Blue Ocean Robotics Chief Strategy Officer In the films, robots are often shown as a threat, frequently getting out of control...
cryptoassets

Cryptoassets and Dispute Resolution: Four Things to Know

By Kiran Nasir Gore and Charles H. Camp With an increased interest in non-traditional financial transactions and record-high inflation rates, cryptoassets represent the next frontier for...
Strategic Foresight

Why Invest in Strategic Foresight?

By Ph.D. Nando Malmelin and Dr.Sc. (Tech.) Kalle Kantola Most companies are missing the opportunities of strategic foresight in developing and growing their business. We have seen this...
Non-Profit Organizations Accepting Cryptocurrency

What are the Different Non-Profit Organizations Accepting Cryptocurrency?

You must remember the early days of bitcoin when transactions were started with it here and there. At the time this non-profit organization known...
strategic architecture

Building the Strategic Architecture of the Post Pandemic Corporate Landscape

By Dr. Mark Esposito, Dr. Alessandro Lanteri and Dr. Terence Tse The Covid-19 pandemic has been a major disruptor for tried and tested approaches...
The Use of Dopamine to Enhance Resilience in a Post COVID-19 Era

The Use of Dopamine to Enhance Resilience in a Post COVID-19 Era: Lessons From...

By Simon L. Dolan and Kyle M. Brykman Introduction Resilience is an emerging concept in business and psychology.  Its origins are in the school of thought...
Metaverse

The Role of AR/VR in the Development of the Metaverse

By Oleksii Tsymbal The past year has been full of bold new tech ideas, and the metaverse is on the top of the list. By...
Space Tourism

Can Space Tourism Open New Opportunities for Tackling Problems on Earth?

This decade marked the beginning of a new era where a trip to space is available to any billionaire willing to pay for such...
Bricks, Mortar, and Entrepreneurship

More than Policies: Bricks, Mortar, and Entrepreneurship

By David Johnson and John Mackenzie Science commercialisation activities at the university-industry boundary are key drivers to high-growth, sustainable university-centred entrepreneurial ecosystems (UCEEs). To support...

A Voyage Into Premature Aging: The Role of Chronic Stress and its Principal Correlates

By Prof. Simon L. Dolan and Prof. Mario Raich Introduction  The idea of stress and aging was born many years ago while one of the co-authors of...
Seize the Opportunity

The Corporate World’s Comeback: Time to Seize the Opportunity

By Anna Saghabalyan and Paul Argenti Since the start of the COVID Pandemic, the world’s attention was focused on the calculation of two sets of...
Communication network

When Leadership Drives Innovation: The case of WeLink

By David De Cremer Ask any executive how they would like the ideal work force to act and many of them would probably say something...
Jazz band

Leading in an Age of Disruption

By Hannes Gurzki and Joachim Junghanss Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, few people would have expected the acceleration of digital technology and the new ways...
Human Uniqueness At The Dawn Of Intelligent Machines

Human Uniqueness At The Dawn Of Intelligent Machines

By Mario Raich, Simon L. Dolan, Dr. Dave Ulrich and Claudio Cisullo Every generation wants to improve on the previous generation; however, this generation risks...
digital transformation in healthcare

Six Technologies Bringing Digital Transformation in Healthcare

By Cezara Panait Tackling the COVID-19 pandemic has become one of the world’s biggest challenges, with governments and private actors joining forces in finding innovative...

The Rise of NFTs and How Enterprise Blockchain Could Be Capitalizing

In times past, creatives and other professionals had problems monetizing their work. They had to be part of a larger company or agency that...
Assessment

People Assessment in the Digital Age

By Adrian Furnham How have technical, social, economic and legal forces influenced the business of people assessment? New technologies used in assessment include smartphone and...
corporate foresight

Building a future-proof company – Four cornerstones of transformative corporate foresight

By Nando Malmelin, Matti Pihlajamaa and Pauli Komonen The article provides a new framework to manage and develop corporate foresight, guiding strategic thinking and business...

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