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5 June 2018

Managing Investment Risk for the Long Term: Insights on practitioner progress beyond short-term financial considerations

Driven by a new wave of disruptive growth from innovation, automation, and technology-centred processes, financial markets are undergoing a period of rapid c...

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30 May 2018

Addressing E-Payment Challenges in Global E-Commerce

Technology has altered the way consumers interact with payment systems. The Internet, digitization, shifting consumer preferences and, in some cases, regulat...

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22 May 2018

Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

Despite significant achievements in sustainable energy innovation and market scaling of technologies such as solar, wind energy storage and others, the rate ...

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14 May 2018

Financing a Forward-Looking Internet for All

This report makes the case that governments should think beyond closing the digital divide to investing in the development of a robust digital ecosystem that...

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3 May 2018

Maximizing the Return on Digital Investments

Digital technologies offer new ways for companies to grow and be more productive. However, it is not completely clear how investments in new technologies imp...

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25 April 2018

Industrial Internet of Things: Safety and Security Protocol

The IIoT Safety and Security Protocol generates an understanding of how insurance can facilitate the improvement of IIoT security design, implementation and ...

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24 April 2018

Agile Governance: Reimagining Policy-making in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is characterized by the unprecedented advances in technology transforming the way individuals and groups across society live...

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23 April 2018

Blockchain Beyond the Hype

This common sense and practical framework is designed to assist executives in understanding whether blockchain is an appropriate and helpful tool for their b...

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20 April 2018

Artificial Intelligence Collides with Patent Law

AI’s technological advances are expected to disrupt numerous legal frameworks, including various aspects of US patent law.

12 April 2018

Behavioural Strategies to Strengthen Health Programmes and Policies Six Behavioural Insights to Increase Impact and Efficiency

This report discusses how behavioural economics can be leveraged to achieve the ends of healthcare practitioners, administrators and programme designers. It ...

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14 March 2018

Frameworks for the Future of Electricity: Leading the Transformation Through Multistakeholder Cooperation

In 2016, the World Economic Forum examined three major trends transforming the energy system: decentralization, digitalization and electrification. Building ...

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12 March 2018

How to Prevent Discriminatory Outcomes in Machine Learning

Machine learning applications are already being used to make many life-changing decisions – such as who qualifies for a loan, and whether someone is released...

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