How digital acceleration can help you out of the downturn

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Wiktor Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Netguru The tech industry is at a transition point. Investors and market incumbents have been typically attracted to growth, however, the media has been awash with tech business scandals that suggest it will take more […]

Smallholder farmers could help fix global food systems with the right technology. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tara Nathan, Executive Vice-President, Humanitarian and Development, Mastercard, Ranveer Chandra, Managing Director, Research for Industry; Chief Technology Officer, Agri-Food, Microsoft Smallholder farmers are the heart of the global food system, producingoverone-third of the food we eat. Yet for many […]

‘Tech for good’ had a very good year in 2022. Here are 6 companies that led the way

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gabi Thesing, Senior Writer, Formative Content The cost of living crisis, runaway inflation, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, weak economic growth, democracy under attack, increasing lack of trust in technology, climate emergency – 2022 could easily end up being remembered […]

What everyone misses when it comes to cyber attacks

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Thomas Johansmeyer, Head, Property Claim Services (PCS), Verisk The conflict in Ukraine has, in many ways, defied expectations, especially for the cyber security community. The “cyber war” that many expected failed to materialize as these operations failed to levy […]

6 work challenges the metaverse will address

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Valérie Beaulieu, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Adecco Group The metaverse represents the next quantum leap forward. It promises to change how we socialize, play, learn and shop and will also heavily influence how we work. It promises big […]

How working patterns are changing around the world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sander van ‘t Noordende, CEO, Randstad Around the world, workers are faced with a series of unexpected challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic, swiftly followed by an economic downturn and soaring inflation has created an uncertain and volatile work environment. Many […]

Are immersive experiences creating a new digital divide?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Natalie Lacey, Chief Research Officer, Ipsos The COVID-19 pandemic further exposed the global digital divide, underscoring that “billions of people remain without the universal human right of internet access.” Humanity is increasingly divided based on ability to access the […]

Trust in tech has eroded: Here are 3 ways to rebuild it

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael Miebach, CEO, Mastercard Any time I use my phone, new data is created. The same is true whenever I glance at my smartwatch, when I travel to work, when I use a smart speaker to turn on the […]

Why and how we must accelerate AI’s impact on global health

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pratap Khedkar, Chief Executive Officer, ZS, Dan Reiss, Associate Principal, ZS Before GPS, drivers relied on the humble printed map. GPS changed everything. The technology wasn’t perfect — it was ignorant of new roads, temporary closures and traffic conditions […]

Strengthening the cyber resilience of the power grid

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. The impact of cybersecurity in the energy industry. Cyber resilience is a challenge for organizations globally and for the electricity industry in particular. Power systems are among the most complex and critical of all infrastructure types and act as […]

How to build trust in a digitalized media and entertainment industry

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nancy Goldberg, Executive Vice-President, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, Kudelski Group The media, in all of its forms, is undergoing fundamental changes surrounding how it is produced and consumed. Shifts in business models are driving media operators to create […]

This is what the future holds for cryptocurrencies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dante Disparte, Chief Strategy Officer; Head, Global Policy, Circle Internet Financial By any measure, 2022 was a terrible year for crypto. In all, more than $2 trillion in largely speculative market value evaporated. Millions of consumers and businesses lost […]

4 things you need to know about the metaverse this month

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Cathy Li, Head, Shaping the Future of Media, Entertainment & Sport; Member of the ExCom, World Economic Forum 1. Business schools venture into the metaverse The M in MBA does not stand for metaverse, but you may soon be […]

5 things you need to know about AI this month

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum 1. Here’s the news according to an AI tool Recent developments in artificial intelligence (AI) include the creation of a powerful new […]

How countries can build an effective AI strategy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Hubert Halopé, Platform Curator, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum, Jayant Narayan, Project Lead, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum Various market signals show that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a top business priority. Global corporate […]

Pioneering the technology that could lead us to a waste-free world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nivedha RM, CEO and Founder, Trashcon Over 90% of all the waste in most cities in developing countries is dumped or burned, causing all kinds of pollution. My street in Bangalore was no different. It was common to see […]

Business leaders and cyber experts can defeat online threats – but only if they work together

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dr José Viñals, Group Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank, Darren Argyle, Group Chief Information Security Risk Officer, Standard Chartered Bank Against a backdrop of escalating geopolitical tensions, the rise of hybrid working and the demand from employees to stay connected […]

Blockchain gaming under the microscope part 4: what lies ahead

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Abhimanyu Kumar, Co-Founder, Naavik, Alice Liu, Head of Research, CoinMarketCap Research This four-part series dives deep into the recently published 2022 Blockchain Gaming Report to distill the key insights for readers. The first part looked at the potential […]

What is GameFi – and how could crypto regulations shape it?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pooja Singh CFA, Senior Financial Sector Expert, International Monetary Fund, Arushi Goel, Specialist, Data Policy and Blockchain, World Economic Forum, C4IR India The intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens […]

3 ways to protect your organization from identity-based cyber attacks

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jonathan Nelson, Director, Risk Intelligence, Constella Intelligence, Alejandro Romero, Chief Operations Officer, Constella Intelligence The pandemic has accelerated progress towards remote working and digitization. With so much more personal information now online, companies, institutions, infrastructure, and even democracies […]

Here’s what regulators will want boards to know about cybersecurity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Christopher Hetner, Special Advisor for Cyber Risk, NACD, John Frazzini, Board Member, Internet Security Alliance – ISA New United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rulemaking makes cyber risk reporting and business resilience planning a key component of […]

Beyond supply and demand: Addressing the multidimensional workforce gaps in cybersecurity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dr Mamello Thinyane, Senior Research Adviser, United Nations University Institute in Macau, Debora Christine, Project Manager for Data Policy and Governance, Tifa Foundation, Keith Detros, Programme Lead, Tech For Good Institute The global cybersecurity workforce gap – the […]

Spain could be the latest to offer digital nomad visas: What you need to know about this growing trend

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Spain is poised to become the latest country to open its doors to digital nomads – people who want to move to a new country to work remotely. Here’s what’s important to […]

Tackling disinformation – how can we combat the lies that go viral?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robin Pomeroy, Podcast Editor, World Economic Forum Disinformation is not new. Examples of disinformation and so-called fake news campaigns are plentiful. But with increasing fears about the cost of living – exacerbated by the pandemic and the energy […]

5 Things To Look For In A Clinical Trial Software

One of the most complex studies that could ever happen is the research on the efficacy of a medicine or a device on a particular illness. Millions of dollars are involved, as are thousands of hours from participants, the health system, and the medical community. All with the unified goal of helping alleviate the hardships […]

Here’s how automation and job creation can go hand in hand 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Revathi Advaithi, Chief Executive Officer, Flex We are often told that millions of jobs will be lost to automation in the coming years, but the real impact depends on how we manage the transition. It has the potential […]

This technology turns windows into solar panels, here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Imagine if your windows were transparent solar panels? It would mean homes, offices and whole cities could use their windows to sustainably generate electricity from the sun. See-through solar panels that look […]

Trade in 25 technologies can help climate action. What’s needed to make it happen?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kimberley Botwright, Head, Sustainable Trade, World Economic Forum, Joachim Monkelbaan, Lead, Climate Trade, World Economic Forum Recent extreme weather events are a painful reminder of the urgent need for climate action. Energy security concerns have also increased the […]

Reflections on the digital age: 7 improvements that brought about a decade of positive change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Don Tapscott C.M., Executive Chairman, Blockchain Research Institute September 2030. The early 2020s were full of dramatic turning points in global history. Powerful new technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, the internet of things and the metaverse upended traditional […]

Is blockchain the solution for failing global healthcare?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pradeep Goel, CEO , Solve.Care The global healthcare system has been deteriorating for what feels like decades. With bed shortages, long waiting lists, increasing costs and global pandemics, the state of the global healthcare system has never been […]

Ethereum Merge: what it means for the crypto-currency industry

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Evin Cheikosman, Policy Analyst, Crypto Impact and Sustainability Accelerator, World Economic Forum With the crypto-currency market under pressure in recent months, a long-awaited software upgrade to one of the most popular crypto platforms, Ethereum, was made public last […]

4 promising digital technologies for circular construction

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Catherine De Wolf, Professor, ETH Zurich To ensure there will be enough housing available for a growing population by 2060, recent studies suggest that we need to construct the equivalent of the building space of New York City […]

How explainable AI is improving ‘buy now pay later’ schemes

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Max Chuard, Chief Executive Officer, Temenos How we bank, where we bank and who we bank with are changing dramatically. These incredible shifts are being driven by increased customer expectations and the power of disruptive technology to meet […]