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 […]

AI in migration is fuelling global inequality: How can we bridge the gap?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Marie McAuliffe, Head, Migration Research, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Artificial intelligence (AI) in migration and mobility systems has recently become a hot topic in research and policy circles, given the heightened prominence of the technology. But as AI […]

3 AI predictions for 2023 and beyond, according to an AI expert

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael Schmidt, Chief Technology Officer, DataRobot If there’s one thing we know for certain when looking at the year ahead, it’s that the organizations that are prepared to take on uncertainty – from market conditions to geopolitical unrest and […]

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 […]

Why digital public infrastructure can be a gamechanger for children

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Chris Larsson, Chief Information Officer, UNICEF, Fui Meng Liew, Chief Digital Centre of Excellence, UNICEF, Carolin Frankenhauser, Technology for Development Officer, UNICEF In many parts of the world, the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be over and […]

Strengthening cyber resilience in the oil and gas industry

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. The impact. The oil and gas industry uses a range of complex systems and interconnected technologies to extract, transport and refine oil and gas products. While these these technologies are necessary to support the delivery of energy services and […]

How skills-based organizations can use AI to create the jobs of tomorrow

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Aneel Bhusri, Co-CEO, Co-Founder and Chair, Workday The world of work as we once knew it no longer exists. For years, work was a static concept and narrowly defined. That notion has given way to a far more dynamic […]

The five ‘tech superpowers’ and how they can transform human progress

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pat Gelsinger, Chief Executive Officer, Intel Our world is at a strategic inflection point – the fundamentals of society are changing. We are in a new era, one not quite “post-pandemic” and with enough geopolitical tension to cause many […]

Tech companies, the media and regulators must come together to prevent online harm

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Noam Schwartz, CEO & Co-Founder, ActiveFence Recent years have brought about an increase in how individuals, governments and the media view trust and safety. In fact, if Google Trends are any indicator, over the last 10 years, there has […]

How digital solutions can help solve global food problems

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Shin Sang-Hoon, Chief Executive Officer, Greenlabs In an era of globalization where agri-food production and trade flows have increased to unprecedented levels, many South Koreans were surprised when McDonald’s notified its customers that French Fries would be replaced with […]

4 pillars for using AI responsibly in a skill-based organization

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jeroen Van Hautte, Co-Founder and CTO, TechWolf, Andreas De Neve, Co-Founder and CEO, TechWolf Jobs are changing too quickly for traditional workforce models to keep up. This has given rise to a new term, the ‘skill-based organization.’ Studies indicate […]

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 […]

Why we need global rules to crack down on cybercrime

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robert Muggah, Co-founder, SecDev Group and Co-founder, Igarapé Institute, Mac Margolis, Washington Post Columnist and Associate, Igarapé Institute Cybercrime is high on the agenda of nation states, corporations and international organizations everywhere. As the forthcoming 2023 Global Risk Report […]

This Swedish start-up is building an electric airliner

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 How do you reduce the carbon impact of flying? For many, electric planes are the answer but, until now, it’s not been possible to apply the technology to airliners. Now, a Swedish start-up […]

These are the words of the year, according to dictionaries

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tom Crowfoot, Writer, Formative Content The year 2022 has been full of abrupt and shocking changes. But what words define the past 12 months for the world? Dictionaries around the globe have released their words of the year, ranging […]

3 innovations that will help achieve a technology-led transition

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Anne T. Madden, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel, Honeywell International Inc. There is good news around if you look for it: businesses are rolling up their sleeves and leading the change in the energy revolution; major global corporations are […]

Nature tech – what is it and why is it important for climate and nature?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lucy Almond, Chair, Nature4Climate Coalition and Head of Communications, Nature Pillar, World Economic Forum, Tony Lent, Co-founder, Capital for Climate Nature is a vital resource, necessary for our health, livelihoods, and well-being – it is the physical world in […]

New cyber threat landscape spurs shift to zero trust security paradigm

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Adrian McDonald, President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Dell Technologies Our everyday life is digitally reliant and interconnected like never before. However, as our digital connectivity expands, so too does our vulnerability and exposure to malicious cyber-attacks. Tech-driven […]

How RegTech tools can help alleviate the cost of regulatory uncertainty

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Paul Klimos, Senior Associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Uncertainty can be more challenging than over-regulation and less effective than under-regulation. Due mainly to the absence, ambiguity or unpredictable enforcement of rules, the consequences of uncertainty are amplified when […]

Why we need to regulate digital identity in the metaverse

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Marcus Bonner On the internet, most people don’t have a digital identity that they own. Instead, they deposit information about themselves with a website or app, which then can use that data in several ways, one way being […]

To fill the cybersecurity skills gap, the sector needs to boost diversity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Renée Tarun, Deputy CISO/Vice President Information Security, Fortinet In the cybersecurity industry, there are currently two major issues that need to be addressed as soon as possible: first, the global cybersecurity skills gap; and second, the lack of […]

3 ways payment technology can help make travel more sustainable

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jenifer Mundy, Global Head, Merchant Sales & Acquiring, Visa With international tourism now back at 60% of pre-pandemic levels, the need for more sustainability in the sector has never been more important. Whether travelling for work or vacation, […]

Why ‘fire drills’ are key for cybersecurity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Spencer Feingold, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum, Abhinav Chugh, Content and Partnerships Lead, Expert Network and Content Partners, World Economic Forum Industry experts are urging organizations across sectors to prepare for cyber attacks. The call to action comes […]

Opinion: How restrictive data laws erode internet freedom

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tom Okman, Co-Founder, Nord Security The future of internet governance is currently being shaped by governments across the world. Digital policies are undergoing fundamental changes, affecting both the levels of freedom we can enjoy in the digital era […]

Digital skills: How businesses and policymakers can respond to future demand in the labour market

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 Group, Stefano Scarpetta, Director, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD Digital technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT) and cloud computing are fundamentally reshaping the world of work. The […]

From dinosaur footprints to US-EU data: The latest in artificial intelligence

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. Biden administration implements US-EU data sharing framework US President Joe Biden signed an executive order last month that will see […]

How game-changing tech is transforming cancer care in India

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Satyanarayana Jeedigunta, Chief Advisor, Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution India, World Economic Forum, Sunita Nadhamuni, Head, Global Social Innovation, Dell Technologies In a new World Economic Forum white paper, the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, India […]

How digital solutions can help combat premature deaths from non-communicable diseases

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Cameron Fox, Project Lead, Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare, World Economic Forum, Lorna Friedman, Senior Partner, Health Transformation and Sustainability, Mercer One of the clearest metrics for defining healthy lives is longevity. As a metric, longevity […]

Scaling AI: Here’s why you should first invest in responsible AI

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Abhishek Gupta, Senior Responsible AI Leader & Expert, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Steven Mills, Partner and Chief Artificial Intelligence Ethics Officer, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Member of the Executive […]

To the G20: It’s time for universal connectivity and to digitalize small enterprises

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Börje Ekholm, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ericsson Just as electrification transformed the world in the 20th century, digitalization is shaping the 21st century. It is a global engine of sustainable economic growth, a lever to fight climate […]

How the Gulf states are using tech to build net-zero and future-fit manufacturing industries

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ahmed Sultan, Executive Director – International Offices & Business Development (Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics), Bahrain Economic Development Board Sustained, robust and cooperative action on climate change has never been more important. There is international scientific consensus on the […]

Bridging the digital divide between developing and developed nations

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dr. Muhammad Al Jasser, President and Group Chairman, Islamic Development Bank The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the transition to a digital economy, which holds the key to future growth and opportunities. It also affirmed that digital technologies play a […]