Digital Innovation

Smart Cities and Cybersecurity

June 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Smart Cities and Cybersecurity

Historically, most cyber attacks have been directed toward firms, but as cities continue to grow smarter, they carry more information on their residents, making them more valuable targets for cybercriminals. On June 1, 2022, Costa Rica’s National Health Service was taken captive by ransomware known as Hive. To regain control of its systems, Costa Rica […]

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JFK Airport – Benefits of Cargo Movement Technology Solutions

April 6, 2022 / Comments Off on JFK Airport – Benefits of Cargo Movement Technology Solutions

In 2021, ESI collaborated with the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) at Rutgers University and Cayuga Partners to evaluate the potential benefits of technology systems to improve the flow of cargo at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The team evaluated challenges and opportunities in the movement of cargo through one […]

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The Future of Cities Requires Refining What it Means to be a Smart City

January 28, 2022 / Comments Off on The Future of Cities Requires Refining What it Means to be a Smart City

Over the past five years, Econsult Solutions, through its former joint venture, completed cutting edge research on smart cities around the world, exploring how leading global cities begin their smart city journey, what they were investing in, and what those investments meant in terms of return on investment. We have learned that the use of […]

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The Future of Cities is Accessible Quality of Place

January 21, 2022 / Comments Off on The Future of Cities is Accessible Quality of Place

Technological disruption, public health scares, and pushback against systemic disparities have all elevated the importance of and demand for quality places in urban settings. At a time when technology and infrastructure have enabled people and businesses to locate anywhere and collaborate virtually, city and regional leaders increasingly need to evaluate, refine, and in some cases […]

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ImpactPHL Ventures Marks 5 Years: Seeding Tech and Innovation-Driven Impact for Philadelphia Region’s Future

November 9, 2021 / Comments Off on ImpactPHL Ventures Marks 5 Years: Seeding Tech and Innovation-Driven Impact for Philadelphia Region’s Future

ImpactPHL, a capital initiative of Ben Franklin Technology Partners, focuses on connecting investors, financial intermediaries, and financial advisors with resources to align capital for positive impact. ImpactPHL is celebrating its 5th anniversary and to help share its story of influence, developed a case study analysis to highlight the performance and the impact of its EDA-supported […]

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Coalition of Industry Leaders to Conduct Ground-breaking Study into the Future of Wealth Management in the Post-pandemic Era

May 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Coalition of Industry Leaders to Conduct Ground-breaking Study into the Future of Wealth Management in the Post-pandemic Era

Study will analyze how digital, social, regulatory, and economic shifts are permanently transforming the wealth and asset management industry May 20, 2021 (Philadelphia, PA) – ESI ThoughtLab, a leading global research firm, has joined forces with a coalition of leading wealth management firms, WealthTech innovators, and industry experts to analyze how digital, social, regulatory, and […]

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