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This article focuses on how cities can build resiliency in public health systems, government operations, and other city domains by focusing on four key capabilities— nimbleness, scalability, stability, and optionality. These recommendations are informed by a global survey of 167 cities conducted as part of the Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World research study […]
The future of digital workplaces hinges on one important factor: digital employee experience (DEX). The smoother the digital experience, the more productive employees can be. Conversely, the harder it is to access and use workplace technology, the less workers can do. More than a year spent supporting remote workers since the outbreak of Covid-19 has given […]
Using next-generation technologies can significantly boost performance and profitability. As this study shows, leaders are accelerating their investments in the ABCDs of Innovation – AI, blockchain, Cloud, and digital – and moving further ahead of their competitors. Broadridge partnered with ESI ThoughtLab to conduct a robust phone-based survey of senior financial services executives. Fielded in […]
For the Agility Issue of ServiceNow’s Workflow Quarterly, ESI ThoughtLab conducted a survey of 200 executives from seven countries and five industries that shows the most successful companies during the pandemic had senior executives who led the charge. Business agility has become a CEO-level issue now more than ever. The most successful companies invested in tools […]
To benchmark the emergence of new jobs, the Cognizant Center for the Future of Work created the Jobs of the Future Index (CJoF Index). This quarterly index explores trends and patterns of 50 jobs. Supported by economic research from ESI ThoughtLab, the CJoF index answers key questions such as: Which jobs, in which industries, are growing […]
To understand how financial services companies are adopting AI, blockchain, the cloud, and digital technologies; where they are investing most; and the returns they are generating, ESI ThoughtLab conducted a comprehensive survey on behalf of Broadridge in late 2020 of senior executives at 1,000 companies in eight financial subsectors across 18 countries. Financial services executives […]
Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World Full Findings Available Download the ebook To succeed in the post-COVID world, urban leaders need access to evidence-based analysis showing the innovative technologies, solutions, and business models that will work best, particularly when the next disruption hits. ESI ThoughtLab, in collaboration with a global coalition of business, government, […]
The Big Shift: Are you prepared for 2021? As this new era unfolds, private- and public-sector leaders will require visionary thinking and actionable insights to keep their businesses profitable and their cities safe. To fill this need, ESI ThoughtLab will be conducting thought leadership research throughout 2021 to analyze how industries and cities will need to […]
Wealth and Asset Management 4.0 How digital, social, and economic trends will transform the investment industry Download The pandemic has been a watershed event for the investment community, accelerating market shifts already in motion. Overnight, the world has become digital-first and socially minded, irrevocably transforming investor expectations and the industry’s way of working. Over the […]
Driving ROI Through AI Full findings publicly available! Download To help executives drive ROI through AI, ESI ThoughtLab, together with a group of AI leaders, including Appen, Cognizant, Cortex, Dataiku, DataRobot, Deloitte, and Publicis Sapient, conducted a benchmarking study of 1,200 organizations across a wide cross-section of industries and world markets. This ground-breaking research and […]
Driving Cybersecurity Performance Improving cybersecurity results through evidence-based analysis Download Report ESI ThoughtLab worked with a coalition of cybersecurity, cyber insurance, and technology experts from leading companies and associations to answer a central question: How can firms drive the best cybersecurity performance in today’s complex digital world? Our Driving Cybersecurity Performance research provides critical insights into how […]
Building a Hyperconnected City Full Findings Available ESI ThoughtLab gathered benchmarking data from 100 cities, conducted in-depth interviews with city leaders, and drew on valuable input from a cross industry coalition of leading firms and research organizations. This study provides an evidence-based roadmap that cities can use to become vibrant, hyperconnected urban centers of the […]