Posts tagged ‘information’

  • Girls look at a poster, distributed by UNICEF, bearing information on and illustrations of best practices that help prevent the spread of Ebola virus disease (EVD), in the city of Voinjama, in Lofa County in this handout photo Young Global Leaders Video

    Attacking the information failures on Ebola

    Every day marks a new deadly chapter in the Ebola crisis. As of this week more than… more

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    Is the internet destroying the middle classes?

    Ten years ago, the world emerged from the dot-com bust and started to look more soberly at the… more

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    What would you pay to read?

    What does it take to get users to pay for online news? Ask Jessica Lessin. Once a technology reporter… more

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    How companies should deal with data leaks

    Cyber security is becoming more prominent in both the public and private sectors, yet there is still a… more

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    Six ways social media can improve your health

    Social media has markedly changed the way people interact with their healthcare providers, changing the… more

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    How can governments use technology to restore trust?

    Every year used to bring the dreaded thump on the doorstep of a lengthy tax form to return. Nowadays… more

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    How are the BRICS reaping the technology dividend?

    Since the beginning of the worst financial crisis in 80 years, the global economy has seen a change in… more

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    Three ways to build better digital infrastructure

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

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    Top five data trends that will change your working world

    Big Data is the buzzword of the year. It’s almost impossible to read anything about management… more

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    In with the new and out with the old knowledge economy

    A profound shift has taken place in the so-called “knowledge economy”, with the focus moving… more

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    Are cyber attacks the new threat to supply chains?

    For many years, security in the logistics and transportation sector has mainly focused on combating… more

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    Five ways technology can help the economy

    At a time of slowed growth and continued volatility, many countries are looking for policies that will… more

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    A new digital divide threatens growth

    Information and communications technology (ICT) – a term used for anything from high-speed… more

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    Is the information revolution transforming power?

    Joseph S. Nye, professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School, discusses how the information revolution is… more

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    Let’s take the talk beyond Davos

    Last summer’s Rio+20 sustainable development conference was deemed a political failure by media and NGOs… more

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    Can data slow down climate change?

    In a series of blog posts curated by the World Economic Forum’s Climate Change Initiatives, a number of… more

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    What about including women in Africa’s transformation

    I left the closing plenary of the World Economic Forum on Africa in Addis Ababa last Friday with a… more