Hit refresh: Transforming business through empathy

We have had to “hit refresh” many times since that first speech at the Tokyo Motor Show, including bringing together Renault and Nissan in the early days of the Alliance.

Is our thirst for innovation making humanity redundant?

The ways in which AI could improve our world are countless—in fact there is barely any issue facing our world today that AI couldn’t play a valuable part in the fight against.

Reality goes digital

In recent years, virtual, augmented and mixed reality captured imaginations and shaped trends. Now they’re poised to become mainstays of everyday reality.

Redefining the way we work

With the number of applications and IoT-connected sensors already mushrooming in today’s smart cities, firewalls are now largely obsolete.

The perfect recipe

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) guide us through tackling the most pressing global problems, setting 17 goals, each with their own targets, to be reached by 2030.

A new mix for the workspace

As ubiquitous connectivity grows in capacity and pervasiveness, there should really be no difference between working from any physical location and accessing a virtual workspace.

Traditional HR is dead

Annemie Ress is the Founder of PurpleBeach, which is a forum that encourages diversity of thinking and promotes the topic of people innovation. Accepting that innovation in business is underpinned by people, PurpleBeach acts as catalyst for change at the intersection between business and people.

Harvey, Irma, and Jose: proof of climate change

As with so many topics in today’s extremely polarized political climate, this issue has writers and scientists on both sides claiming certainty and normal citizens left deciding who to trust and what to believe.

Tesla’s time may be coming

For Tesla, the Secret Master Plan has always been to get to the mass market Model 3, and from there into the battery business. The goal is the transformation to a low carbon economy – not to build a profitable car company.

Talking with machines

Ever since grunts became words, speech has helped us learn, plan, and do amazing things. Our communication has been shaped by twin desires: to be understood and to understand.

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