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Banking on voice

Voice-assisted devices will revolutionize the financial-services industry by providing customers with on-demand service and by helping banks reduce costs.
by Mohib Yousufani and Julien Courbe
GMO

Rolling toward responsible capitalism

Jean-Dominique Senard, the departing CEO of Michelin and incoming chair of Renault and of the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi alliance, argues that the prevailing concept of corporate purpose needs an update.
by Jeffrey Rothfeder
GMO

The kidtech is all right

Dylan Collins, CEO of SuperAwesome, describes how his six-year-old company is hitting a growth spurt by leading the charge on digital privacy for children.
by Daniel Gross
s+b Blogs

The global village needs walls

Facebook’s evolving mission statement is evidence that people are craving smaller communities and niche experiences.
by Kevin Maney
SlideshowGMO

Make the most of tax time

Taxes are often viewed as simply a compliance issue. But what if organizations thought of taxes as a way to benefit their businesses now, and help them plan for a better future? Here, a collection of articles delves into different corners of the tax world to explain how it’s done.
GMO

Ears wide open

Voice-activated technology and devices are creating new media, entertainment, and marketing businesses built on the age-old power of simply listening.
by Bob Woods

Mission critical

Economist Mariana Mazzucato explains how solving society’s toughest problems starts with rethinking how value is created and innovation is incentivized.
by Deborah Unger

Machine learned

In his new book, Globotics Upheaval, economist Richard Baldwin wrestles with the opportunities and perils brought about by globalization and robotics.
by Mark Gimein
GMO

The confidence premium

In PwC’s annual global survey of chief executives, CEOs’ optimism about their own company’s prospects is a leading indicator of broader economic prosperity. How, then, can we best foster confident CEOs?
by Bob Moritz
GMO

What is fair when it comes to AI bias?

It’s not the algorithm behaving badly, but how we define fairness that determines an artificial intelligence system’s impact.
by Anand Rao and Ilana Golbin
Strategy& insights
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