The robots are nowhere near ready to take over crucial logistics and customer-service functions.
- The world’s largest innovators are shifting the focus of their R&D investments from products to programming. See also “How Non-Tech Companies Are Joining the Software Revolution — in Pictures."
- SlideshowDigital technologies are changing the game even in places where you might not expect it, including how pizzas get delivered and how household appliances function. For further insights, read “Software-as-a-Catalyst.”
- s+b BlogsStarbucks undergoes a media makeover.
- Instead of relying on points programs and clever marketing, companies have to listen carefully to customers and adapt products and services to their changing expectations.
- s+b BlogsWith manufacturing put into the hands of small firms and even consumers, traditional value chains may no longer be as advantageous.
- s+b BlogsEmployees who push innovative products have a tough job, but can be encouraged by managers who grasp their motivations to succeed.
- s+b BlogsTweets and other posts reveal that employees experience varying levels of stress throughout the workweek, and weekends aren’t necessarily a reprieve.
- How members of the Gulf Cooperation Council can diversify their economies.
- s+b BlogsKeeping up with technology is every executive’s job, but it doesn’t need to be daunting. Here are three strategies for staying relevant in the digital age.
- s+b BlogsA French ride-sharing company discovered six key elements needed to nurture user confidence, and its business.
- s+b BlogsAs one McDonald’s location proves, investing in expensive equipment that substitutes for some labor is a proactive, productivity-enhancing measure.
- s+b BlogsThe rise of Web 2.0 platforms and social media programs has the potential to enhance the way colleagues collaborate, but old work habits die hard.
- The time it takes for Chinese consumers to incorporate a new technology into their lives is ever-shrinking as smartphones and broadband make adaptation easier.
- The managing director of BCCL, India’s foremost media conglomerate, continually reinvents the enterprise in the face of disruption.
- s+b BlogsThe Internet is disrupting one of the world’s oldest professions: selling art.
- s+b BlogsStartup nuTonomy thinks that the island nation is the place to make autonomous vehicles — in the form of driverless taxis — a reality.