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Good Security Protects Us From Ourselves

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Data you collect is vulnerable to hackers. They might make direct attacks or compile seemingly unrelated and non-threatening information. That ultimately puts people at risk. Victor Santoyo has made a living guarding against and swatting...
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Inside The Innovative Minds Of GenZ

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Millennials were once considered the poster children for entrepreneurship, but we are now faced with a new generation of bright young thinkers - Gen Z. The post-millennial generation known as Gen Z already includes...
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AI is Fueling the Wildfire of Misinformation

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Misinformation has taken the world by storm, as it’s all around us. It’s in the form of posts filled with fake news, edited pictures depicting meanings differing from their original intentions, and now, even...
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Trump Republicans and Big Business Are Heading for Divorce

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As America’s favorite pundit, Forrest Gump, might put it, the Republican Party and big business go together like peas and carrots. Since its founding in 1854, the Grand Old Party has been pro-business — favoring a...
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Tomorrow’s Work Will ‘Feel Like Part of Our Lives’

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The future of work likely won’t include the much dreamed of flying cars – not to mention hoverboards. Back to the Future Part II’s Oct. 26, 2015, has come and gone. Yet, Winnie Sun,...
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Tech or No Tech, Keep it Real at Work

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A conference call among people separated by cubicles and a few feet? Erica Keswin can attest to such head-scratchers and more in the war between technology and just being human. She has seen so many...
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What’s in a name? Apples, oranges, and the quest for better sustainability data

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Consistent, specific and precise data is the key to understanding how a company is performing. This is not as easy as it should be when one looks at sustainability, and is currently one of...
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Spotting The Wolf From The Sheep

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If you have been in any industry long enough, one thing becomes clear. There are three main types of people in this world, the ones who are smart and resilient, the ones who are...
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Break the Stranglehold of Debt

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“We are pretty much risk-averse, until we are not. Without any reason, we just jump against our better judgement.”   Therein lies today’s consumer mindset. As Iva Ignjatovic summed it up, people are leery about spending...
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Disease from China Goes Viral

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Fitting for health scares, searing images depict people wearing masks. Not sure when the fast-spreading coronavirus will strike, those threatened know infection could be deadly. Mainland China held the dubious distinction of originating the disease,...
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How AI is Creating Millions of Remote Jobs Around the World

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As artificial intelligence and robotics systems advance, people worry that more and more jobs will become automated.  When people talk about artificial intelligence and the job market, they often talk about how AI will take...
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How to Not Be Creepy While Using Employee Data in Workforce Management

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Tech companies (ab)using personal data is today’s 1984. And while Facebook is at the forefront of our outrage, a growing industry in the HR Tech space is also experiencing challenges overcoming the creepiness factor...
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Dear Citizen, blockchain will change your life!

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Blockchain can definitely affect social organizations. Can the new technology be used successfully in public administration as well? Will it help governments inspire trust in citizens and make the latter feel they are better...
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Kleroterion – The Athenian’s Solution to Corruption

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Kleroterion A kleroterion was a randomization device (a lottery system) used by the Athenian cities during the period of democracy to select citizens to the city council, to most state offices, and to court juries....
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Will The Future Of AI Be Good Or Evil?

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As with any emerging technology, disruptive ideas are vilified; whether out of misunderstanding or even fear, AI is on the receiving end of these particular criticisms. But while many of us are concerned over...
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Changing Workforce Demands Diversity and Flexibility

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Today’s workforce is changing – not only with younger generations of employees but with all types of workers, especially contractors. For author and consultant Alexandra Levit the changes are important. They are the major trends...
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Corporate Volunteers Seal Personal Connections

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Volunteers are the strongest contacts a company has within its community. By word of mouth or through logos emblazoned on their T-shirts, those donating their time and talents tell the community their business cares. The...
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Your wallpaper is a reflection of your mood.

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And it affects your productivity. Sensory response, through vision, can invoke a sense of emotion. Like seeing an advertisement at the subway as we wait for our train to come, those L.E.D’s are silently doing...
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Climate Change, ESG and the Quest for Better Data

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After what feels like another incredibly hot summer across many parts of the planet, the latest findings from S&P Global suggest that US companies are taking note of the effect that climate change is...
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Being Social is an Easy Pill to Swallow

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Doctors and social media might not seem like a healthy relationship. Yet, many physicians have tackled and overcome privacy and other issues to enhance contact with patients and peers. For more than a decade, Dr....