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The Big Shift 2022

December 9, 2021 / Comments Off on The Big Shift 2022

The Big Shift: Are you prepared for 2022? 2022 Thought Leadership Agenda As we usher in a new year-after a disruptive and tumultuous 2020-21-businesses are looking to understand the trends and developments that will drive performance in the year to come and over the longer term. Digital transformation and the impacts of the pandemic will […]

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ESI ThoughtLab Reveals How 167 Cities Worldwide are Leveraging Technology, Data, and Partnerships to Drive Social Development Goals

March 30, 2021 / Comments Off on ESI ThoughtLab Reveals How 167 Cities Worldwide are Leveraging Technology, Data, and Partnerships to Drive Social Development Goals

Pandemic accelerates rise of Cities 4.0, propelling the development of a future roadmap toward urban prosperity, sustainability, and citizen well-being The pandemic spurred more than one-third of cities around the globe to give more priority to efforts to promote the social good 65 percent of city leaders said smart city programs were crucial to COVID-19 […]

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Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World

March 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World

Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World Sponsor Portal Full Findings Available Download the ebook To succeed in the post-COVID world, urban leaders need access to evidence-based analysis showing the innovative technologies, solutions, and business models that will work best, particularly when the next disruption hits. ThoughtLab, in collaboration with a global coalition of business, […]

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The Broadridge Next-Gen Technology Adoption Survey

March 10, 2021 / Comments Off on The Broadridge Next-Gen Technology Adoption Survey

To understand how financial services companies are adopting AI, blockchain, the cloud, and digital technologies; where they are investing most; and the returns they are generating, ESI ThoughtLab conducted a comprehensive survey on behalf of Broadridge in late 2020 of senior executives at 1,000 companies in eight financial subsectors across 18 countries. Financial services executives […]

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PwC Manufacturing COO Pulse Survey

February 4, 2021 / Comments Off on PwC Manufacturing COO Pulse Survey

Over the past year, manufacturing firms have faced unprecedented disruption. Daunting change caused by the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in accelerated digitalization, increased risk of cyberattacks, and transformed consumer behavior. ThoughtLab worked with PwC to conduct a survey of 585 manufacturing industry COOs to understand the future of manufacturing. Click here to access an interactive […]

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In Africa, Accra Leads in Progress on SDGs

February 1, 2021 / Comments Off on In Africa, Accra Leads in Progress on SDGs

Africa faces the most challenges of any region in meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) commitments, given its high levels of environmental degradation, poverty, and unemployment along with rapid population growth and weak state institutions. In ESI ThoughtLab’s survey of 167 cities across six regions designed to explore cities’ progress on the SDGs, African […]

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