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Episode 18Reimagining the future of work
Organizations have long struggled to foster strong working connections among their employees – even before COVID-19 hit. Now, with constant technological and societal changes in play, business leaders must listen to their employees and innovate entirely new ways of working. In this episode, we explore the ever-changing future of work.
Episode 17Why the future of shopping is social
Social commerce blends social experiences and e-commerce transactions into a single path to purchase – and it’s forecasted to reach more than $1 trillion by 2025. As more and more shoppers expect to find community and connection in their online shopping experiences, brands and retailers will have to determine not if, but when, they should join the social commerce revolution. In this episode, we find out how they can succeed.
Episode 16The path to cyber resilience
Cyber attacks are up — way up. Last year, breaches of data, networks, services and other assets climbed by 31%. In this episode, we take a look back at one of the fastest-spreading computer viruses in history, then discuss the tremendous risks facing organizations that don’t align their cybersecurity and overall business strategies.
Episode 15The technology trends shaping our collective future
What is the Metaverse Continuum? And what does it mean to compute the impossible? We examine these questions and more in this episode, which highlights this year’s Technology Vision report and the trends that will affect how we do business for years to come.
Episode 14Discovering the automation advantage
AI-powered Intelligent automation can be a game-changer for businesses – if it’s woven into the fabric of an enterprise using a human-centric approach. In this episode, we discuss the new book, The Automation Advantage. Its authors provide a blueprint for organizations looking to gain a competitive advantage through automation, including guidance on the technology, governance, culture and leadership changes needed to succeed.
Special EpisodeDealbook online summit
Hosts Josh Klein and Elise Hu are joined in conversation by Jack Azagury, Christie Smith and Leena Nair at The New York Times’s Dealbook online summit with Andrew Ross Sorkin. Listen in as these leaders explore the issues shaping work today and in the future.
Episode 13The new fabric of life
From global supply chain disruptions to “The Great Resignation,” businesses face huge shifts in people’s relationships with materialism and work. These challenges show no signs of going away. In this episode, we explore the 15th annual Fjord Trends report, which provides practical guidance for organizations as they develop new systems and support new ways of being.
Episode 12Flipping the script on deepfake technologies
While most people probably associate AI-generated deepfakes with scams or viral social media videos, there’s far more to the technology that powers them. Generative Adversarial Networks—or GANs—have tremendous potential, from product design to synthetic data, to art and content creation. But GANs could also present an abundance of ethical, privacy and security challenges for businesses looking to innovate with these new technologies.
Episode 11Preparing for the Society of the Future
A select group of companies recognize that emerging consumer and investor lifestyle shifts will have a tremendous impact on business in the future. Learn how these “forerunners” are charting a course to growth by prioritizing ethical usage of technology, environmental sustainability, human care and more.
Episode 10Brewing up innovation in the cloud
Do companies really understand all that’s possible in the cloud? Sure, it’s a place where files can be stored for quick and easy access. But it also enables innovation that can help a 170-year-old brewery pour better pints of beer. In this episode, we’ll find out how businesses can truly tap into the potential of cloud today.
Episode 9Shaping the sustainable organization
Leaders have been under tremendous pressure to deliver financial value to stakeholders, while also committing to sustainability goals. The pandemic has only increased the need to deliver 360° value. Learn how companies with strong “Sustainability DNA” are more likely to deliver financial value and a lasting positive impact for their people, society and the environment.
Episode 8How “New science” is changing healthcare
One good thing that’s come from the pandemic? The precedent set by scientists and drug manufacturers who produced a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine in record time. Now biopharma companies continue to harness “New Science” to deliver incredible treatments in the midst of regulatory and economic shifts. What will they discover next?
Episode 7Getting to know the "Reimagined" consumer
Since the pandemic began, people around the world have dramatically shifted their views on the businesses they support and the products they use. Hear what consumers are really thinking and how companies can make sure they align and grow in the face of these changing priorities.
Episode 6Where will the future of business take place?
Companies are already revolutionizing where and how we work, consume and socialize. What does the future of business look like? Learn how virtual worlds are opening up new possibilities for manufacturing, research and commerce by redefining our sense of place. We’ll also explore the innovative way leaders can empower their teams by pushing decision-making to the “edge.”
Episode 5What makes a business future-ready?
Organizations who want to continue to thrive in today’s uncertain environment have been confronted with a new imperative: lean into digital technologies and optimize business operations. The result? A precious few of them have become “future-ready.” A tech start-up and a 150-year-old stalwart share what it takes to get there.
Episode 4Where does your business need to double up?
There’s a deepening awareness of the value that lies at the intersection of digital technology and sustainability – and the need for businesses to focus on both. Hear about the strategies and lessons learned from executives who seized this opportunity and launched a “Twin Transformation.”
Episode 3A powerful business case for happier workers
Caring for employees across personal and financial dimensions is not only the best way to unlock people’s true potential, it’s also better for business. We explore groundbreaking research that demonstrates a new, more profitable way to think about worker well-being.
Episode 2Why business leaders must become tech leaders
Until 2020, many companies believed they were further along in their digital evolution than they actually were. Listen in as we learn how some enterprises reimagined their systems to leverage technology, say good-bye to ‘the way we’ve always done things’ and meet the needs of the moment.
Episode 1Growth: It comes down to experience