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  • Forum Article

    Three ways to build better digital infrastructure

    As the physical and digital worlds continue to converge, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have become… more

  • Forum Article

    The winners and losers in Europe's digital divide

    Europe is slowly emerging from one the worst financial and economic crisis in decades, but growth prospects remain… more

  • Forum Article

    How can companies make the most of big data?

    Companies that take advantage of big data perform better. Yet, the vast majority of companies have not tapped into the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Today’s shocking new media trend: optimism

    The news industry – as represented by legacy newspapers and broadcast channels – has operated under a cloud of… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    What would make you change the way you shop?

    It seems a reasonable assumption that if people have enough information about an issue, they will change the way they… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    Three ways we can turn tomorrow's cities green

    Today is International Earth Day. With more than half the world’s population living in urban environments, what… more

  • Strategic Partners Article

    How can companies best balance East and West?

    As Chinese companies continue their push towards globalization, they are increasingly combining tenets of ancient… more

  • Forum Article

    The long-term challenges for Ukraine's economic future

    In politics, short-term considerations often trump the long-term imperative. Even more so in times of crisis. But… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    China’s cities: paving the way for economic growth

    As China shifts the balance of its economy away from investment and import/export business models and towards domestic… more

  • Forum Article

    The surprising link between technology and the price of land

    A recent report revealed that the five richest families in Britain are worth more than the country’s poorest 20%… more

  • Forum Article

    How should we measure economic progress?

    Slowly but surely, the debate about the nature of economic growth is entering a new phase. The emerging questions are… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Holograms, giant bar charts and the future of screens

    This blog is part of a series on the Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2014. “Help me Obi Wan Kanobi, you’re my… more