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 […]

Why Converging Crises are Prompting Businesses to Examine the Social Contract 

Digital and societal disruptions of the last decade, accentuated by the events of 2020, are forcing organizations to reckon with the fact that normal wasn’t working. The confluence of crises– pandemic, climate, economic, racial, technological, and trust– is forcing businesses to recalibrate their operating models while confronting rising tensions. This is not merely an exercise […]

3 must-ask questions for CISOs in the pandemic era

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated several trends in emerging tech, but none more immediately disruptive than the proliferation of cybersecurity threats. The sudden uptick in both our reliance on digital, as well as widespread uncertainties have ripened the landscape for cyber criminals, resulting in a 600% increase in attacks, according to the UN. The total […]

Video: Notable Innovations in 2020

  Business innovation continues, despite the immense challenges 2020 has brought. In this Kaleido Insights video, we highlight several real-world examples of business and industry innovations, from technology accelerations in the restaurant industry, and emerging market opportunities in wellness, to new services supporting vulnerable populations, companies are adapting to meet new customer needs. Our analysis […]

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. […]

Innovation Culture & Why it is Critical for Success in IoT

As businesses grapple with highly dynamic economic, competitive, and health forces in a post-pandemic world, innovation is more crucial than ever. From contactless interfaces to remote workforce solutions, IoT leaders are vying to lead innovative solutions. Yet while innovation is viewed through the lens of advanced technologies, it is not a technological endeavor. Innovation is […]

Video: How COVID-19 Impacts the Future of Work

In this installment of Kaleido Insights’ video series exploring the future technology-related impacts of COVID-19, we cover the topic of “the Future of Work” Future of Work: How are technologies impacting organizations and the nature of employment?  Concerns about automation-enabled job displacement have collided with sudden mass unemployment and economic desperation. Future employment strategies will […]