What does it take for a company to attract millennials? An inspiring culture—and jeans, according to Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan. “When you look at successful innovation-driven companies, you have to have people who feel inspired and empowered and feel the curiosity to come up with..
December 5, 2018
It’s often said that education is valued most in developing countries. In places where the social safety net is limited, the importance of education is hard-wired into the culture. However, the data shows that on one key measure — the esteem in which teachers are..
November 26, 2018
Millennials have relentlessly been at the center of branding and marketing conversations over the last few years. Marketers will not stop talking about them — often with misguided and unfounded generalizations. This level of hyper-focus, and what some might call a bit of panic, is..
November 22, 2018
Every technology goes through an age of discovery and an age of implementation. During the age of discovery, the critical work takes place in research laboratories, where scientists make the breakthroughs that move the field forward. During the age of implementation, the technology reaches a..
November 20, 2018
Generation Z is about to change the face of the workforce. These new workers don’t remember a world without the internet and smartphones. They’ve witnessed hard times for their parents during the Great Recession. They’re coming of age in the era of #MeToo. And no,..
November 15, 2018
With the aim to uncover what the workplace of the future looks like, video web conferencing provider PowWowNow delved into research and interviewed experts and young professionals to outline the changes society is bringing to the workplace. Professor Feng Li, Chair of Information Management at..
November 13, 2018
Amid rapid advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, there’s mounting anxiety about what the rise of AI and automation will mean for millions of workers. As machines display ever-more sophisticated cognitive capabilities, generate new efficiencies and yield billions of dollars in cost savings,..
November 7, 2018
The world of work is changing faster than most realize. Human-like robots can now deliver the news, service you in retail stores and restaurants, lift a patient from a chair or bed or even be your therapist. More than 70% of people around the world..
November 5, 2018
Generation Z (Gen-Z) is known mostly as the generation to follow Millennials and is currently classified as the demographic born after 1996. Over the past decades, Millennials have taken much of the limelight and have been a primary focus of sales and marketing teams. Times..
October 29, 2018
A few weeks ago, a middle-aged friend joked to some office colleagues that he found millennials frustrating to handle — “until you have to convert a PDF file into a word document”. An actual millennial — normally defined as someone born between the early 1980s..