Photo via Unsplash, Thomas Bjorns "'Technology is at best half of the puzzle,' said Alexa Roscoe, disruptive technologies lead at the International Finance Corporation." Read the rest of the article at Devex.
Category: Innovation & Design
Three lessons companies need to master to lead in the women’s economy
It’s time for a more nuanced analysis of what the women’s economy really looks like and how it will evolve in the future.
Women and innovation: Making the connection
Photo via Unsplash, Andy Kelly There is growing evidence that greater gender equality leads to increased business innovation, and companies that pay attention stand to reap great rewards. This article was initially published on the Stanford Social Innovation Review. For the full article, please visit the website. For more of Alexa's work, read her profile or visit her … Continue reading Women and innovation: Making the connection
Two major trends that herald the future of the collaborative economy
Photo via Unsplash, This is Engineering There’s a lot of talk about the collaborative economy (CE), also known as the sharing economy. What most commentary overlooks, however, is the fact that the CE has matured, and as it has done so, changed drastically. Here are two major trends that discussions on the CE are missing . #1: … Continue reading Two major trends that herald the future of the collaborative economy
How the Internet of Everything can jumpstart CSR
Photo via Unsplash, Cosmo Surban The internet of everything will help address four fundamental corporate responsibility challenges. This blog is a summary of the 2015 Davies Award winning entry on the Internet of Everything, sponsored by the Althea Foundation, Cisco and the University of Oxford Said School of Business. Applications of the internet of everything … Continue reading How the Internet of Everything can jumpstart CSR
Data poverty: How the rise of big data risks marginalizing the world’s poorest
Photo via Marcus Spiske, Unsplash Reframing the problems of big data: When the implications of big data are debated the problem most often presented is that of data surplus. Questions of what applications produce what data, or what companies have access to it, all rest on the assumption that a great deal of data is … Continue reading Data poverty: How the rise of big data risks marginalizing the world’s poorest