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2019, Red Hot IPO Year for Silicon Valley

Tech startups are expecting to IPO with a combined amount of $246B in 2019 –spurring more innovation in the tech industry. While many other industries are expecting to slow down, innovation in tech will likely accelerate.

Tech Startups Build Tools for Wellbeing

Hundreds of tech startups promise to change our wellbeing: bodies, minds, communities, and the physical spaces around us. It leaves us with many questions around data, business models, and the changing structure of society as we lean on technology for ourselves.

The Rise of Digital Ethics in 2019

2018 was a Pivotal Year for the Tech Sector, and Digital in General The luster of Silicon Valley is wearing thin with revelations of fake news, societal manipulation, threats to public health, elections, security and beyond. Personal data breaches of Facebook were only the beginning. This was the year the EU implemented the General Data Protection […]

New Research: How AI Impacts Content Automation

In the age of big data, many are asking: is automation the solution to the content problem? Jessica Groopman and Rebecca Lieb have published new research addressing this issue — Automated Content: How Artificial Intelligence Impacts Content Throughout the Organization.

Many Industries are Impacted by Modern Wellbeing

We’ve started a new research stream in the area of Modern Wellbeing; Technology is impacting yet another massive movement, which will cause significant ripples across society, economies, and business models. Over a decade agoI was analyzing how social technology democratized information, forever changing communications, media, marketing, and even governments. About five years ago, I dove […]

The four pivots of the consumer IoT market

For those tracking the consumer electronics market, the last 10 years have brought about a sea change. The rise of internet-connected appliances coupled with the falling costs of sensor, mobile and cloud technologies has disrupted traditional product-based business models while shifting consumer expectations for product (and brand) experiences. More and more, consumers expect their analog […]