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The Economist Insights | Weekly Digest: What do CEOs really think about big data?

Weekly Digest Issue #61 Analysis Top executives are optimistic about big data but still struggle with its application.  A recent EIU survey, sponsored by Platfora, explores the different C-suite beliefs, priorities and opinions on the subject of big-data analytics. What type of C-suite are you? Take our benchmarking tool to see which role best matches your big data style. VIEW FULL REPORT →   Creating a seamless retail customer experience Read more → The ascent of real assets Read more → Greece: Austerity hampers halting progress Read more → Risk-informed innovation Read more → View all analysis >> Opinion Cleaner and greener transport “ Cities are now home to over half the global population and have a large role to play in reducing carbon emissions and improving air quality. ” Tim Pryce,  Head of Public Sector at the Carbon Trust Read the full article>> Technology on the roads Read more → The I

The Economist Insights - December 17, 2014: Are start-ups the solution to high unemployment?.

Technology & innovation insights A different school of thought Numerous countries are struggling with high unemployment. As entrepreneurs tend to create new jobs, this UKTI report, written by The Economist Intelligence Unit, looks at how to foster an entrepreneurial mindset, both through education systems and business experience. Read more → Mapping the rise and impact of the Internet of Things Read more → Wearable tech: scourge or safety net? Read more → The future for CIOs View video → How mobile is transforming passenger transportation Read more → Innovation Forum |  26th March 2015  | Chicago Join this year's Innovation Forum as we push the innovation challenge beyond Silicon Valley and learn from the real-world leaders who are driving profits and contributing to global economic growth. Hear from some of today's greatest innovators at companies, including Braintree, GrubHub, TrueCar and more. View event →  

The Economist Insights - June 27, 2014: Weekly Digest: The workforce of tomorrow

Weekly Digest Issue #32 This week we examine the key trends in the changing nature of work; we investigate the worthiness of higher education; and we invite you to Jakarta to discuss ASEAN countries’ goal to form an economic community by 2015. Analysis Globalisation of business, changing demographics and evolving patterns of mobility to transform the workplace over next 5-10 years.  Evolution of Work and the Worker , an Economist Intelligence Unit report sponsored by the SHRM Foundation, investigates the key trends in the changing nature of work,and the profound implications for HR management professionals. The key findings are presented in a collection of reports, articles, videos and infographics. Find out how the working world is evolving and how you can prepare for the consequences. Access digital hub → CEO Briefing 2014: The agenda for banking Download → Sharing the blame Download → Beyond spreadsheets: How the new breed of CFO makes d