Beyond Efficiency: Lean as an Organisational Culture

The Lean philosophy, which originated in the Toyota Production System, has become an essential approach for companies seeking efficiency and competitiveness. With a focus on eliminating waste and continuous improvement, Lean offers a clear path to operational excellence. Lean focuses on several perspectives, including efficiency, productivity, quality and innovation. Lean is a way of thinking […]

Fintech Innovation Programme

“Money is not everything, but is probably just second to oxygen” The world of finance is intricately linked to our lives, and is responsible for driving the global engine of value creation. Our ability to understand the world of global finance is the single most critical skill that can leverage our ability to effectively use […]

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2021

In this review by MIT, you’ll find a brief description along with a link to a feature article that probes each technology in detail. 

From no mobility to future mobility

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted mobility, and its effects will linger well into next year. How will changing consumer preferences, technologies, and regulations shape the market in 2021? Read full article from McKinsey

Industry 4.0: Emerging Trends Shaping the Future of Work & Business

From factory floors to creative suites, the future of work is changing. Emerging technologies have exposed opportunities for new business endeavors, impressive efficiencies and novel solutions to tough systemic challenges. Read the full article

Deep tech: the great wave of innovation

In this report, BCG will outline the deep tech approach: the “why now” question; and the characteristics that participants must understand in order to partake and thrive in the deep tech ecosystem.

We can 3D-print wood

Two years ago, pioneers in the 3D printing industry started exploring new materials when they realised that wood waste is a material that could be transformed for 3D printing. The new process can print wood with a grain that mimics any type of tree, from ash to mahogany. Read the full article

Teaching Diversity And Inclusion To The Billions Of Intelligent Systems Making Autonomous Decisions

Learning — and applying — how to be aware of the needs of diverse groups has more value than ever before. Understanding how to design and program for inclusive and diverse thinking without bias means intelligent systems need to have a progressive learning ability (e.g., machine learning and digital feedback loops), as well as mission-critical […]

3D Printing in Healthcare

This ceramic ink can 3D-print bones directly into a patient’s body. Here’s how! The treatment of bone cancers can lead to sections of bone being removed and accident victims may require extensive bone repairs. Up to now, 3D bone printing has involved producing material outside the patient’s body. But now a new technique developed at the […]

Sustainability Practice

Jean Raby and Charles Emond oversee more than $1.7 trillion in investments worldwide. They want to see real action on climate change. Jean Raby and Charles Emond both have a unique perspective on the powerful role that capital can play in driving change. Each worked in corporate and investment banking and on the corporate side of […]

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