The Right Response to Digital Disruption

Although digitization's disruptive influence is growing rapidly, there's surprisingly little empirical evidence on the magnitude of digital disruption — nor any showing how companies are reacting on a broad scale. A new global survey of C-suite…

The Promise of Blockchain Is a World Without Middlemen

The blockchain is a revolution that builds on another technical revolution so old that only the more experienced among us remember it: the invention of the database. First created at IBM in 1970, the importance of these relational databases…

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Bosses

Does being in a position of authority predispose you to break from your moral conduct? Recent research suggests that it is not unusual for people in authority positions to behave inconsistently in matters of morality. In “Why Bosses Can…

Is HR Ready to Carry the Burden of Digital Transformation?

Pressure is building on the HR profession. Millennials, mobile apps, digital disruption, the gig economy, cross-functional teamwork and AI — all these trends are transforming the enterprise and it’s up to HR to make sure it all goes smoothly. That’s…

e-Leadership Skills for Europe Final Report

In this Final Report prepared for the European Commission, EU identifies key areas where investment is needed to ensure that Europe has a sufficient talent pool of high-tech leaders in the future. There is a broad agreement to tackle the high-tech…

Algebra at Microsoft Windays 2017 conference

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POREČ, Day 2 of the Microsoft Windays17 Business Conference was opened by the lecturers and panelists sharing the same vision – an education system that keeps pace with the digital revolution. 17th WinDays conference in Poreč took…

Blockchain Will Do to Financial System What Internet Did to Media

Even years into the deployment of the internet, many believed that it was still a fad. Of course, the internet has since become a major influence on our lives, from how we buy goods and services, to the ways we socialize with friends, to the…

Learnability is the Path to Career Security

New technologies will require increasingly specialist skills for people and organizations. Many people attempt to predict the future of work: more jobs, different jobs, fewer jobs, even no jobs. Few people write about how people will need new…

A Brief History of Blockchain

Many of the technologies we now take for granted were quiet revolutions in their time. Just think about how much smartphones have changed the way we live and work. It used to be that when people were out of the office, they were gone, because…