Opening up and sharing information about corona virus allows the scientific and academic communities to test new strategies. The Open Government Alliance recommends sharing models used to tally cases and make projections. New Zealand has already shared data on the pandemic’s impact on trade.
Across the United States, city-to-city migration patterns have been redefined in recent months. Fresh data from LinkedIn’s Economic Graph team shows that smaller metro areas are gaining, some famous big cities are slipping, and hints of de-urbanization can be found across the country.
“In recent weeks, UpLink – a digital platform for surfacing and scaling innovations that could solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges – has been sourcing solutions that address the immediate impacts of the pandemic and its long-term consequences, which are much needed but yet often remain unidentified and unsupported.”
This report reveals five technologies that will have the greatest impact on marketers’ ability to respond and adapt to emerging trends. These include advanced supply-side bidding, ad blocking, identity resolution, brand safety, and ad verification and viewability.
“An accounting framework for human capital that incorporates these guiding principles needs to go beyond existing metrics. We propose a three-part framework that can help companies better understand how work and talent can create value in a post-COVID-19 workplace:”
The world’s 500 largest companies generated $33.3 trillion in revenues and $2.1 trillion in profits in 2019. Together, this year’s Fortune Global 500 companies employ 69.9 million people worldwide and are represented by 32 countries.
An intelligent robot that works independently 21.5 hours a day is helping scientists at the University of Liverpool with their research. Using artificial intelligence (AI), a flexible arm and a customized gripper, it could speed up scientific discovery and give researchers more time to think creatively.
“As the number of connected devices and networks grows, 5G will bring both benefits and challenges in terms of network and data security. This will make it essential for healthcare organizations to evaluate risks and vulnerabilities around the availability of and access to patients’ health data.”
“88 percent of CEOs at companies with more than $1 billion in annual revenues say they are more involved in major investment decisions than they were before — 63 percent of whom qualify their involvement as “far more” than in previous years.”
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“Having reminded many companies of the vulnerabilities of global supply chains, both the pandemic and the trade war between the U.S. and China could lead companies towards a more domestic approach to production and sourcing, which might result in a sustained reduction of global trade.