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The evolution of ‘smart cities’

How technology, education, diversity, and open innovation intersect with urban life — insights from conversations at Smart Cities NY.

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Industry

Rise of the health tech ethicist

Experts weigh in on the ethics challenges that business, academics, and big tech face in the age of digital biomarkers.

Strategy

Open innovation: closing the gap between concept and viability

Six principles for designing a virtual accelerator that can turn novel ideas into something real.

Strategy

Open innovation outcomes, by the numbers

Highlights from Luminary Labs' 2018 survey of open innovation challenge prize recipients.

Technology

What non-traditional data can tell us about cities, health, politics, and commerce

A reading list to help executives understand the potential — and the risks — of using data from unexpected sources.

Technology

The voice tech explainer: What you need to know in 2018

The voice-first paradigm shift requires rethinking everything. But the challenge isn’t new — we’ve been through this before.

Strategy

There are no trends — just questions

Instead of prescriptive, one-size-fits-all answers, we’re starting 2018 with a set of questions.

Leadership

What every executive should know about BlackRock's new imperative

What does it mean to make a positive contribution to society, and how does it balance with profitability?

Leadership

Not another reading list

Our favorite multimedia — minimal reading required — and inspiration for tackling the new year ahead.

Strategy

7 lessons learned from $5 million in open innovation prizes

From defining the problem to connecting with solvers, successful prize competitions must be designed for your desired outcome.