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PwC Manufacturing COO Pulse Survey

February 4, 2021 / 0 Comments

Over the past year, manufacturing firms have faced unprecedented disruption. Daunting change caused by the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in accelerated digitalization, increased risk of cyberattacks, and transformed consumer behavior. ESI ThoughtLab worked with PwC to conduct a survey of 585 manufacturing industry COOs to understand the future of manufacturing. Click here to access an […]

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In Africa, Accra Leads in Progress on SDGs

February 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

Africa faces the most challenges of any region in meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) commitments, given its high levels of environmental degradation, poverty, and unemployment along with rapid population growth and weak state institutions. In ESI ThoughtLab’s survey of 167 cities across six regions designed to explore cities’ progress on the SDGs, African […]

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Managing the Challenges of a Post-Pandemic World: Cities 4.0

January 15, 2021 / 0 Comments

During the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring a healthy, safe, and prosperous future for citizens has been a burning imperative for city leaders around the world. At the same time, the health crisis has raised the importance of the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which many cities have adopted as a framework for achieving their social, environmental, […]

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Protected: ESI ThoughtLab – NEW HOMEPAGE

January 11, 2021 / Comments Off on Protected: ESI ThoughtLab – NEW HOMEPAGE

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ESI ThoughtLab and CityAge Team Up to Reinvent Thought Leadership for a Digital-First World

November 6, 2020 / 1 Comment

November 6, 2020 (Philadelphia, PA) — ESI ThoughtLab, an innovative research firm, is joining forces with CityAge, a leading digital events and networking company, to create 360° thought leadership—a new formula for firms to ensure the effectiveness of their marketing initiatives in a digital-first world. The coronavirus pandemic has transformed most aspects of business, including […]

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Shared Service Centers: Risks & Rewards in the Time of Coronavirus

October 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

As the pandemic continues to disrupt all aspects of life, companies are re-evaluating how they get work done. For many large enterprises, reassessing their use of, and future investment plans for shared service centers is a key part of this strategic planning. The business logic behind these “captive” centers – standardization, economies of scale, lower […]

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