Inclusion at Scale: The Untapped Opportunity of Tech Ecosystems

Tech companies are known for relying on ecosystems to innovate. What these vast ecosystems are less known for is their implications around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). This imperative has only grown as societal and technological inequities spotlight the urgency for companies to assess their role in inclusion. While companies have historically relegated such efforts […]

6 Tech Urgencies for Business in Pandemic Era Re-emergence

Written by Jessica Groopman, Jaimy Szymanski, and Jeremiah Owyang As the world begins to re-emerge and rebuild, pragmatic leaders recognize the critical role technology plays in shaping the “new normal,” but are struggling to activate. The shifting technology landscape impacts the future of customer and employee relationships, breakthrough business models, societal trust, and even the […]

Market Analysis: Diversity & Inclusion in the Tech Industry

Growing regulatory scrutiny and increased societal focus on structural inequities have spurred a boom in the Tech industry’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs and pledges. These pressures are forcing companies to reevaluate metrics around diversity, from the risks of homogeneity to the benefits of diversity on collaboration and innovation. Yet despite investing millions in global […]

Market Forecast: Social Audio is the “Goldilocks Medium”

Read “The Future of Social Audio: Startups, Roadmap, Business Models, and a Forecast” from founding partner, Jeremiah Owyang. Social audio is a fast growing market where users are downloading apps for real-time conversations with friends and family. This forecast includes:  20 different startups including Clubhouse, Twitter Space, and Sonar; 15+ business models ranging from premium […]

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Impacting Digital Transformation

In the age of global uncertainty, colossal data and rapidly shifting and customer expectations, companies must simultaneously navigate digital transformation, while identifying and incorporating emerging trends and technologies in parallel. This dual imperative forces a difficult balancing act between adapting strategies and adopting new capabilities, all while proving efficiencies and generating new value across stakeholders. […]

Kaleido Insights Five Research Themes

Applying Covid-19 Urgencies to Kaleido Insights’ Five Research Themes

Kaleido Insights has recently published our five technology-focused research themes, which have wide implications for many areas of society. This research makes deep dives into specific challenges facing civilization as we have come to know it and as it is rapidly changing. To demonstrate the relevancy of these five research themes to our current challenges, we’ve identified how each theme is highlighting key societal changes brought about by the pandemic.