Technology and innovation perspectives from The Economist Intelligence Unit
This new report, sponsored by Siemens UK, which reviews some of the urban mobility challenges facing well-established, congested cities. It provides a roadmap for city leaders to overcome these challenges, with a focus on factors to consider when making decisions around infrastructure projects and transport policies.
Key findings of the report include:
Big data is the key to better risk management.
Innovation In The Fourth Industrial Revolution: To Disrupt Or Be Disrupted
As the Fourth Industrial Revolution unfolds, what innovations are in store? It’s inevitable that jobs are going to be impacted as artificial intelligence automates a variety of tasks. However, just as the Internet did 20 years ago, the artificial intelligence revolution is going to transform many jobs—and spawn new kinds of jobs that drive economic growth.
Navigating The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Is All Change Good?
In almost every aspect of society, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing how we live, work, and communicate. It’s reshaping government, education, healthcare, and commerce. In the future, it can also change the things we value and the way we value them. It can change our relationships, our opportunities, and our identities as it changes the physical and virtual worlds we inhabit.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution brings innovation and technology that are radically transforming our economies, our societies and our daily lives. What will the future of society look like? What opportunities does the fourth industrial revolution bring and how can companies take full advantage of it?
Read our reports Navigating The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Is All Change Good? and Innovation In The Fourth Industrial Revolution: To Disrupt Or Be Disrupted to learn more.
Creating better retirement outcomes using data, technology and transparency
In the US, 95% of salaried new hires have defined contribution (DC) plans as their only employer-sponsored retirement plan option, according to Willis Towers Watson (1). Other markets around the world are following a similar path. But the societal shift from defined benefit to DC plans has not always been smooth for employees. Thus, there’s a clear impetus for retirement stakeholders to forge plans that work for DC participants.
EIU study finds strong majority of business executives expect artificial intelligence (AI) to have positive economic effects for both industries and society
Intelligent Economies: AI's transformation of industries and society
Today AI is used by financial services companies to serve customers better and detect fraud; by healthcare providers to more accurately diagnose illness and identify more effective treatments; by manufacturers to keep machines up and running on the plant floor and to streamline supply chains; and by city authorities to track and mitigate urban challenges such as traffic, pollution and crime. As AI becomes increasingly embedded in society, it will not only change the businesses that adopt it but also have significant economic, social and civic effects on citizens and consumers
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