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Business, Government, and Academic Leaders Analyze the Post-pandemic Future of Cities and Create Roadmap for Change

November 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

ESI ThoughtLab Study will examine how innovative technologies will drive urban sustainability, resilience, and citizen well-being November 5, 2020 (Philadelphia, PA) –ESI ThoughtLab, a leading research firm, has joined forces with a coalition of business, government, and academic leaders to analyze how COVID-19 and associated disruptions will permanently change how people work, shop, travel, learn, […]

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Jobs of the Future Quarterly Index

October 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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KPMG 2020 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index

July 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI) is a tool developed by KPMG in partnership with ESI ThoughtLab to help measure the level of preparedness for autonomous vehicles across 30 countries and jurisdictions. It is a composite index that combines 28 individual measures from a range of sources into a single score. The 2020 edition of the […]

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Who’s the Smartest One of All? The Smart City Challenge in Latin America

February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Latin America is one of the most urbanized regions of the world, with around 80% of all inhabitants living in cities—the highest rate anywhere outside of North America. Several of its cities are among the largest on the planet, with São Paulo and Mexico City each with 21 million inhabitants. Latin America was last a […]

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Our Ground-Breaking Research: Smarter Cities 2025

November 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

A Ground-Breaking Research Effort Over the past ten months, ESI’s team of thought leadership experts, coupled with a coalition of leading providers of smart city services and research partners, worked on an extensive study examining the impacts of smart city solutions on urban performance. For our recently released program, Smarter Cities 2025, our team conducted […]

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Smart Transformation Triggers a Robust Cycle of Economic Growth in Cities, According to ESI ThoughtLab Research

November 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Over five years, smart cities can raise GDP per capita by 21% and population growth by 13% November 13, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA) – ESI ThoughtLab today released key findings from a worldwide benchmarking study of 136 cities that found that smart city investments trigger a robust cycle of economic growth by unlocking savings and attracting […]

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