The Future of Work's diversity challenge - prevent hybrid working models from fuelling a gender imbalance
Hybrid working models are likely to pre-dominate in the Vaccine Economy, but they need to managed carefully to prevent gender inequality from becoming worse.
Extreme poverty and hunger have risen exponentially during the pandemic, in middle and high-income countries as much as elsewhere. But two NGOs, one in Peru and the other in the US, have been employing what amounts to relatively simple technology to try and do something about it.
Online retailer lastminute.com intends to head into the Vaccine Economy with a Smart Working strategy underpinned by a digital-first approach.
Repeated lockdowns in the UK have accelerated digital adoption in the education sector by as much as five years. Here are case studies of how two organisations coped and how they now intend to build on their digital foundations.
Three senior female tech leaders share their experiences, insights and lessons learned as to what women can do for others to help them develop and progress.
The aim of social enterprise Techfugees is to ensure digital technology is used effectively to support growing numbers of refugees and migrants around the world. Here are two case studies of organizations working in the field that have benefitted from their support.
Digital technology may have a key role to play in helping the UK hit its net zero emission targets, but the challenges ahead are huge.
Encouraging global digital transformation - how United Nations Development Programme CDO Robert Opp tackles a challenge on a worldwide scale
Robert Opp, United Nations Development Programme’s Chief Digital Officer Robert, shares his two-pronged digital strategy for transforming the agency internally and helping to shape the national digital activities of its member governments.
While AI may offer the “biggest wealth opportunity of our lifetime”, the big question is will that wealth be limited to the technically-savvy and well-educated?
Building back better - how organizations can drive sustainability with a collaborative digital capability
A roundtable discussion explored how the important role tech has to play in enabling business sustainability, with insights from the UN Development Programs Chief Digital Officer and Schneider Electric, among others.
When COVID sped up Brexit - Honest Burgers turns to Workplace from Facebook to beef up employee engagement
By taking a people-first approach and using technology to reduce the admin burden during the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, UK restaurant chain Honest Burgers was able to minimise redundancies, re-skill its workforce and ensure transferrable skills were put to good use
Cancer may be the world’s second largest killer, but there is lots of innovative work going on in the realm of AI software to improve early diagnosis and, therefore, boost survival rates. Two companies doing just that are UK-based C the Signs and Panakeia Technologies.
Team Rubicon, a US NGO that operates in disaster zones, is moving from a reactive to a preventative client services model, with the help of AI. CIO/CTO Raj Kamachee explains the how and the why.