Digital Innovation

Smart City 2025: Building a Vision and Business Plan for the Future

March 21, 2018 / Comments Off on Smart City 2025: Building a Vision and Business Plan for the Future

“The smart city was the wrong idea pitched in the wrong way to the wrong people. It never answered the question: ‘How is it tangibly, materially going to affect the way people live, work, and play?” – Dan Hill, professor and innovator-in-residence, UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose   As technological, demographic, and economic shifts […]

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The Cybersecurity Imperative: Managing Cyber Risks in a World of Rapid Digital Change

March 21, 2018 / Comments Off on The Cybersecurity Imperative: Managing Cyber Risks in a World of Rapid Digital Change

Dear friends and colleagues: We would like to keep you abreast of new developments relating to our upcoming thought leadership program, The Cybersecurity Imperative: Managing Cyber Risks in a World of Rapid Digital Change. We are happy to announce that, in response to market demand, we are expanding our global cybersecurity benchmarking and indexing program to […]

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KPMG 2018 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index

January 16, 2018 / Comments Off on KPMG 2018 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index

Autonomous vehicles are the future of global transportation, offering many economic and social benefits for society. Already piloted in several countries, including the US and Singapore, AVs could eliminate 90-95 percent of road accidents caused by human error as well as reduce road pollution. But are countries ready for an AV-driven future? KPMG commissioned ESI […]

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Cashless Cities: Realizing the Benefits of Digital Payments with Visa

October 11, 2017 / Comments Off on Cashless Cities: Realizing the Benefits of Digital Payments with Visa

With 60% of the global population expected to live in cities by 2030, how will going cashless enable a city to drive more value to citizens, businesses, and the government? To answer that question, VISA commissioned ThoughtLab to quantify the potential benefits of moving from physical money to digital payment systems in 100 cities around […]

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Impact from Innovation: Carnegie Mellon University

August 4, 2017 / Comments Off on Impact from Innovation: Carnegie Mellon University

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) was retained by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), one of the world’s leading education and research institutions, to produce an economic impact study demonstrating the importance of the university as a regional and global economic engine. ESI report, entitled Impact from Innovation: Carnegie Mellon University’s Role as a Local and Global Economic […]

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Step by Step: A Guide of How ESI Uses ‘R’

February 24, 2017 / Comments Off on Step by Step: A Guide of How ESI Uses ‘R’

This Step-by-Step post is the first in a series of 3 blogposts, each post will be written by an ESI analyst and used to explain how we use a particular software as it pertains to our business lines and past projects. This week, James Midkiff shows us how to use the statistical software R. For […]

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