Pandemic accelerating the move to a hybrid workplace

Though remote work was on the rise prior to the pandemic, the experience of the last few months has accelerated its large-scale adoption, evolved corporate attitudes toward it, and shaped employees’ expectations for greater flexibility.…

Building a self-driving car that people can trust

Over the past year, we’ve seen a rise in robotaxis and autonomous vehicle use. Companies such as Waymo, Cruise, and Baidu have all made strong headway as industry pioneers. In China specifically, 2020 headlines regularly…

The fragmentation of everything

The rise of technonationalism. Diverging regulatory regimes. The spread of “walled gardens.” Polarization like nothing we’ve seen before. The confluence of several trends is poised to completely fragment our real and digital worlds. For companies,…

A new horizon: Expanding the AI landscape

The pandemic has taught a similar lesson about artificial intelligence (AI): Organizations are either on the right track with their AI strategies or, if anything, need to dramatically step up the pace of investment. Children’s…