Global Issues

Workers who want to succeed and be more sustainable in the Fourth Industrial Revolution will need to be creative, critical thinkers who can solve complex problems and possess high emotional intelligence, according to the World Economic Forum's new report, The Future of Jobs. These Top 10 Skills Will be Critical in the 2020 Global Economy Complex problem solving (1) Critical... Read more →


Your team’s B2B big picture likely includes some form of digital transformation. But is your strategy clear and embraced by all stakeholders inside and outside the organization? David Hersh and Blaine Mathieu share some ideas and insights on this topic. Read more →


As the business world and billions of people continue their digital transformations, we as a creative community across industries also need transformational changes in digital business development and iteration. A new category of focused, information-rich products known as data products break free from prior business intelligence models by integrating and packaging analytic information and outcomes into unique products and customer experiences. Read more →


Creativity is one of the most important job skills a worker will need in the coming Fourth Industrial Revolution, which will be driven by artificial intelligence and machine learning. Two other key skills – critical thinking and complex problem solving – are components of creativity. Read more to see why creativity ranks so high going forward. Read more →


Wondering what truly makes a good life? This recent TED Talk from Robert Waldinger, the Director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the most comprehensive longitudinal studies in history, boils it down to one clear message and three lessons to consider. Read more →


An original version of this article was posted on the Elcom blog last week including a link to the ‘3 Drivers of Change in the Modern Workforce’ eBook – highly relevant content and research for this topic. And I wanted to share more details including two video interviews, so here we go. Read more →