Category Archives: Economy

COVID-19: Implications for business by McKinsey & Company

…The coronavirus crisis is a story with an unclear ending. What is clear is that the human impact is already tragic, and that companies have an imperative to act immediately to protect their employees, address business challenges and risks, and … Continue reading

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McKinsey & Company – How artificial intelligence will impact K-12 teachers

Existing and emerging technologies can help save teacher time—timethat could be redirected toward student learning. But to capture thepotential, stakeholders need to address four imperatives. All of this begs a question: How will we capture the promise of technology in … Continue reading

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Putin passes Russia smartphone software law

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed legislation allowing only smartphones, computers and smart TVs with pre-installed native software to be sold in the country, in an effort to boost the use of domestic technology. Russia’s government will determine the types of … Continue reading

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As the internet turns 50, we must protect it as a force for good

… We urgently need an ambitious, coordinated effort to tackle the threats facing the internet and the web, and make sure that everyone is able to access the benefits of digital technology. Next month, we’ll publish the Contract for the … Continue reading

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Ransomware: The Nightmare Before Cyber Monday

The number of ransomware attacks on enterprises is up 500% from this time last year. Threat actors are becoming increasingly sophisticated and targeted. Ransomware is a business, and these actors want to get paid. Researcher Madeline Cyr interviewed me to … Continue reading

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Women in the Workplace 2019 by McKinsey

We look back on data and insights since 2015 from close to 600 companies that participated in the study, more than a quarter of a million people that were surveyed on their workplace experiences, and more than 100 in-depth one-on-one … Continue reading

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How China Is Using Artificial Intelligence in Classrooms

A growing number of classrooms in China are equipped with artificial-intelligence cameras and brain-wave trackers. While many parents and teachers see them as tools to improve grades, they’ve become some children’s worst nightmare. See the video here Source: Wall Street … Continue reading

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