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Organize for Innovation: Rethinking How We Work

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In Organize for Innovation, Red Hat President and CEO Jim Whitehurst reflects on the technological, social, and economic forces impacting the ways we work.

via Opensource.com

Consumer Spending on Tech to Reach $1.3 Trillion

Consumer Spending on Tech to Reach $1.3 Trillion

Consumer spending on technology is forecast to reach $1.32 trillion in 2019, that’s an increase of 3.5% over 2018. Purchases of traditional and emerging tech will remain strong, reaching $1.43 trillion in 2022 with a five-year CAGR of 3%.

via IDC

The Impact of Tech Skills-Related Poverty in America

Impact of Tech Skills-Related Poverty in America

“Roughly three-in-ten adults with household incomes below $30,000 a year (29%) don’t own a smartphone. More than four-in-ten don’t have home broadband services (44%) or a traditional computer (46%). And a majority of lower-income Americans are not tablet owners.”

via World Economic Forum

Digital Identity in a Global Networked Economy

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“A digital identity can streamline transactions between governments and citizens, and dramatically reduce many of the lengthy processes involved in complex negotiations such as buying or selling a house.”

via World Economic Forum

Compelling Business Case for Creative Skills

Compelling Business Case for Creative Skills

The World Economic Forum’s ‘Future of Jobs Report’ predicts creativity, innovation and ideation will be key skills for the workforce of the future. These so-called soft skills, which sit alongside analytical thinking and problem-solving, will replace manual tasks that become automated.

via World Economic Forum

Why Portugal Adopted AI for Economic Growth

Why Portugal Adopted AI for Economic Growth

At a time when a slowing global economy is seen as a threat to Portugal’s growth, the country is betting on a new artificial intelligence (AI) platform to help companies boost their exports.

via World Economic Forum

Blockchain Transactions to Reach Over 1.3 Billion

Blockchain Transactions to Reach Over 1.3 Billion

Cross-border transactions recorded on the blockchain will surge to 1.3 billion by 2023 — that’s a CAGR of 82% over the next 4 years. The value of transactions recorded on the blockchain will thus reach an unprecedented $3.4 trillion; a CAGR of 87% over the next 5 years.

via Juniper Research