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Healthcare in the Age of Precision Medicine

In the future, the standard techniques we use to cure disease will be considered medieval. A one-size fits all approach to drugs and other treatments will become a thing of the past. Each individual will finally be at the core of a fully-tailored, customisable healthcare plan.

By Sumit Jamuar

Luminous Beings Are We, Not This Crude Matter.

THE FUTURE IS HUMAN

When working with corporates and discussing innovation, two distinct attitudes emerge when addressing potential future scenarios. Although different, what these two approaches lead to is the overarching understanding that putting the human factor first – will definitely become a differentiator in capitalizing on new forms of innovation for the future.

By Moriella Kowalski

The Playlist

Scott David / World Economic Forum

A smart list of startups, companies, people, places and more.

Editorial by Scott David

The Power of One

Amazon: From Everything Store to Everything Business

Amazon is overflowing. The company, not the river that is. Founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994, Amazon began as an online bookshop and has evolved into the world’s number one virtual bazaar. Today, it is has manifested into something even more and, with no real rivals or competitors in the market, Amazon continues its quest for world domination.

By maize.

Vocal Vehicles

How Digital Assistants Hold the Keys to the Future of Mobility

Let’s be honest: even though we shouldn’t, sometimes we make phone calls and send text messages while we drive. This is a disaster when smartphone distraction is the main cause of car accidents, but what if we turned technology behind the cause into the solution to the problem?

By Holger Weiss

Long Story Short

What is Shadow Banning?

What is the purpose of Social Media? Recognition and reach. So, what if a social network removes a user's recognition and reach without their knowledge? This, in effect, is shadow banning.

By maize.

What Businesses Should Know

The Advanced Manufacturing Challenge

Some call it Advanced Manufacturing, others prefer Smart Manufacturing or even Industry 4.0. The ways we refer to the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the manufacturing sector are as abundant as the technological drivers which drive it.

By maize.

Pioneer Podcast

The Beautiful Basics: Business & Digital Transformation

We speak to Rahmyn Kress, Chief Digital Officer and Chairman of the Digital Executive Committee at Henkel and founder of Henkelx – a platform to accelerate Henkel’s entrepreneurial and digital transformation – to discuss what companies need to do to stay relevant in today's ever-changing world and what he defines as 'The Beautiful Basics'.

Podcast by Rahmyn Kress

Human Innovation Culture

Slaying the Organizational Monster

How simple is it to redesign an organisation from scratch and challenge traditional structures and the status quo, giving employees the ability and legitimacy to redefine the boundaries and culture in which they operate? H-FARM's Human Innovation Culture is a case study on how this works.

By Tomas Barazza

The Uncharted Territory of the Digital Space

How to Prepare For Jobs That Don’t Yet Exist

The BBC uses a statistic that 65% of future jobs have yet to be invented. Think about it? UX designer, social media manager, Uber driver, drone operator - these are just a small handful of prominent roles in today’s market that were practically uncharted a decade ago. Technology is disrupting the world of business, which in turn is having a profound and immediate impact on employment. And the question that follows: ‘how do we prepare for the unknown?’ – is inevitable.

By Rahmyn Kress

Sharing is Caring

Mobility Is Not a One Way Street

The need for collaboration across all industries is on the rise. One of the clearest examples of an industry with collaboration opportunities is the car industry. Today, automotive incumbents have widely accepted that collaboration with innovative companies in other business areas, such as software, is necessary for future success. Yet this process is a two-way-street, and the cross-pollination of ideas between all parties is paramount to their mutual success.

By Philipp von Hagen