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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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Managing the Challenges of a Post-Pandemic World: Cities 4.0

January 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Managing the Challenges of a Post-Pandemic World: Cities 4.0

During the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring a healthy, safe, and prosperous future for citizens has been a burning imperative for city leaders around the world. At the same time, the health crisis has raised the importance of the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which many cities have adopted as a framework for achieving their social, environmental, […]

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ESI ThoughtLab and CityAge Team Up to Reinvent Thought Leadership for a Digital-First World

November 6, 2020 / Comments Off on ESI ThoughtLab and CityAge Team Up to Reinvent Thought Leadership for a Digital-First World

November 6, 2020 (Philadelphia, PA) — ESI ThoughtLab, an innovative research firm, is joining forces with CityAge, a leading digital events and networking company, to create 360° thought leadership—a new formula for firms to ensure the effectiveness of their marketing initiatives in a digital-first world. The coronavirus pandemic has transformed most aspects of business, including […]

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Shared Service Centers: Risks & Rewards in the Time of Coronavirus

October 28, 2020 / Comments Off on Shared Service Centers: Risks & Rewards in the Time of Coronavirus

As the pandemic continues to disrupt all aspects of life, companies are re-evaluating how they get work done. For many large enterprises, reassessing their use of, and future investment plans for shared service centers is a key part of this strategic planning. The business logic behind these “captive” centers – standardization, economies of scale, lower […]

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ESI ThoughtLab Appoints Michael Geach as Director of Business Development

October 21, 2020 / Comments Off on ESI ThoughtLab Appoints Michael Geach as Director of Business Development

ESI ThoughtLab is pleased to announce that Michael Geach has joined as Director of Business Development. In this role, Michael will help our clients develop high-impact thought leadership programs that draw on our firm’s unparalleled analytical and economic modeling capabilities. Michael will facilitate the successful execution of thought leadership initiatives for our clients – from […]

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Driving ROI with AI DataRobot Report

September 21, 2020 / Comments Off on Driving ROI with AI DataRobot Report

ThoughtLab together with a group of AI leaders that included DataRobot conducted a benchmarking study of 1,200 organizations across industries and world markets to help provide executives with an evidenced-based roadmap for becoming AI-driven. Download this study to learn the answers to pressing questions businesses have, including: What are some of the biggest challenges that […]

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