Imagine a world where it is possible to implant a magnet that detects electrical current or utilize an exoskeleton to enhance strength. Now consider the potential abuses of requiring employees to have chip implants before they can work. Human augmentation has the potential to use technology to
The digital revolution today is an age of human empowerment: rapid advances have created a people centric technology environment where the power lies with people to shape technology as they see fit. The 2017 Accenture Technology Vision report showcases the top five disruptive IT trends and innovations shaping the business landscape in 2017 and beyond. Accenture has identified five trends that underscore the importance of focusing on ‘Technology for People’ to achieve digital success. Tomorrow’s leaders are taking these trends on board and executing strategies to secure their clear digital advantage.
Cities have always been hubs of technological experimentation, shaped by the people who inhabit them and the tools they use. We can still see the marks, both charming and garish, from technologies of years past — from old aqueducts to telephone booths to the damage done by cars.
This report, published by U.S. Government Accountability Office, presents the results of a forum on recent developments in the area of data, analysis, and innovation—and key implications for related economic opportunities, challenges to realizing such opportunities, new pathways to societal benefits, and privacy concerns.
To get a sense of what city life might look like in the future, Business Insider called on futurists, urban planners, and designers to weigh in on trends related to transportation, housing, automation, the Internet, the environment, and jobs.
The Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies identifies technologies that are showing promise in delivering a high degree of competitive advantage over the next five to 10 years. The 2016 edition reveals three distinct technology trends that are poised to be of the highest priority for organizations facing rapidly accelerating digital business innovation.
Open Data Maturity in Europe 2015: Insights into the European state of play is a report prepared under the framework of the European Data Portal project. As it has been stated in a previous post, one of the main goals of the European Data Portal is to offer access to data published by administrations in countries across Europe, from the EU and beyond. Additionally, it supports public administrations in publishing more data as open data and targets on actions to stimulate their re-use.