Working in a VUCA World

Faced with an existential challenge to their traditional ways of doing business, many companies are replicating the innovative VUCA thinking developed by the U.S. military in the face of a world that is Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous.

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.

50 years of innovation

Q&A with Minoru Usui, CEO, Epson: "Moverio is an excellent example of how technology can contribute to people's imaginative powers and also increase their efficiency."

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.

Intuitive intelligence for artificial assistants

Bilboa, Spain-based Sherpa is a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) that puts intuition and intelligence at the heart of its proposition.

Barcelona’s hidden supercomputer

Few people are aware that nestled within the walls of Barcelona's beautiul 19th century Torre Girona chapel, is one of Europe's most powerful supercomputers, the Barcelona Supercomputing Center's MareNostrum.

Aspiring to be the happiest city in the world

Q&A with Dr. Aisha Bin Bishir, Director General, Smart Dubai: "Internet of things (IoT), big data and other technologies must make the lives of our people simple, impactful, seamless, safe and happy."

Digital dexterity in the workplace

In the workplace, there can be dramatic opportunities for companies adopting a culture that embraces the possibilities of technological change.

Innovation and knowledge in the city

You cannot have a digital revolution without a democratic revolution, and that is what we are trying to do in Barcelona.

Changing the relationship between humans and technology

Technology will be more and more human-like, hence making it easier for people to use. Therefore, people will embrace it immediately.

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