ESI ThoughtLab is an innovative think tank that offers fresh ideas and evidence-based analysis to help business and government leaders understand and respond to economic, industry and technological shifts around the world.
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Our Latest Thought Leadership Work
This week in Present Value, we highlight a case study from Building a Hyperconnected City recently released by our thought leadership arm, ESI ThoughtLab. We take a look at the tools and processes Santiago, Chile has put in place to become a more hyperconnected city. The hyperconnected maturity of most emerging market cities lags those […]Read More
ESI ThoughtLab launches a cutting-edge, global research initiative December 11, 2019 (Philadelphia, PA) – ESI ThoughtLab and a coalition of leading industry professionals today announced the launch of Driving Cybersecurity Performance: Improving results through evidence-based analysis. This research initiative will provide executives with much-needed evidence-based analysis for understanding and benchmarking cybersecurity investments, practices, and performance results for their industries. “With cyber risks rising […]Read More
Cities Can Unlock a Combined $60 Billion by Hyperconnecting their Urban Ecosystems, according to New ESI ThoughtLab Study
November 20, 2019 (Philadelphia, PA) – Today, ESI ThoughtLab announced the key findings from its Building a Hyperconnected City program, a year-long global study of 100 cities using technology to improve, connect, and secure all areas of their ecosystem. The study, supported by a coalition of industry leaders, shows how cities can go beyond current […]Read More
Today’s organizations seek to identify data that’s most relevant to meeting business goals and make these data types actionable. To do so, they are turning to advances in artificial intelligence […]
How many legacy firms are still in existence today? Many that were household names, Kodak, Blockbuster, BlackBerry, and Sears, for instance, haven’t survived the digital transformation paradigm shift that is […]
Companies across all industries are embracing robotic process automation (RPA). In as little as two years, RPA leaders – those companies our research identified as ahead of the curve – […]
Building a Hyperconnected City
Businesses and residents are embracing technological innovation faster than many cities can react. With digital change happening in hyper-speed, urban leaders need to act now to bridge the technology gap between their cities and stakeholders.
Building a Hyperconnected City provides urban and business leaders with the definitive playbook for creating a digitally-enabled and seamlessly interlinked ecosystem. See the full report today.
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