For decades, the worlds largest and most successful corporations jealously guarded the secrets of their research and development departments, fine-tuning their innovations far from outside eyes until launching them into the marketplace.
Barcelona-based SEAT is incorporating mobile communications and entertainment technology into its models to appeal to a young and vibrant segment of the population.
The IOC's 2016 Olympic Marketing Fact File reveals that revenue from The Olympic Partners (TOP), sponsors and supporters of the Games reached nearly $2.79 billion in 2009-12.
Interview with Mark Dixon, CEO and Founder, Regus: "As the world moves from analog to digital, it is changing the way companies work and where people work".
Earlier and more effective diagnosis and treatment, a closer relationship between care providers and patients, and payments based on value rather than volume are all beginning to transform the world of healthcare.
In today's congested cities, people often need to go from A to B in a hurry, but may not want to return to A again. Ford is rethinking mobility from A to Z, studying car-use behavior and introducing pilot programs to help users get to where they want to be.
Perhaps the most challenging technological phenomenon in the world today is the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI), in particular robots and machines that can spot new patterns in data and learn for themselves.
Eric Rondolat, CEO: "To make a city smart, you need connected streetlights, smart homes and smart buildings with connected lighting, such as offices, industry, retail environments, and hospitals."
Connected health devices synchronize information with apps in real time, empowering consumers to take care of their own health and manage any existing conditions.
José Nascimento, head of SEAT’s Metropolis:Lab Barcelona, discusses the dramatic impact that new data-based technologies could have on the future of urban mobility.