Digital & Society

The rapid growth of digital technology and internet-based communications has a significant influence on society. Digital technology now influences every aspect of our lives, from transportation to communication and health to leisure time. At the CDS we feel it’s imperative to understand those changes and how they influence the way we work, govern, communicate and organize society.

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What the Uber Profile by the NY Times Says About Penalties in a Digital Economy

The New York Times has an in-depth profile of Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick out that poses the question of when Uber will face repercussions for its well-...

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Enhancing Live Events through Digital Customer Engagement

In this Britt Technology Impact Series session, Kurt Schneider, former Harlem Globetrotters CEO and WWE SVP of Marketing discussed the best practices ...

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Social Impact: Wearables for Good

When one hears the term “wearables” we often think of Fitbit, or perhaps Apple Watch.  However, this terms is much broader than health, fashion a...

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Enhancing Live Events through Digital Customer Engagement

In this Britt Technology Impact Series session, Kurt Schneider, former Harlem Globetrotters CEO and WWE SVP of Marketing discussed the best practices ...

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Digital Customers: The Difference between Genuine Fans & Ticket Buyers

Digital technologies are the platforms we can use to connect with fans, but just as important is the message and brand you create to generate those ge...

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The Importance of Branding and Live Events

Live events are no longer a “2D experience”. Digital technology allows companies and brands to create 3D touchpoints that enhance event experience...

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Social Media & Live Event Brand Risks

Harlem Globetrotters used social media to “allow a new generation to see, access, and fall in love with the brand itself”. Learn how the company e...

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Social Impact: Wearables for Good

When one hears the term “wearables” we often think of Fitbit, or perhaps Apple Watch.  However, this terms is much broader than health, fashion a...

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What the Uber Profile by the NY Times Says About Penalties in a Digital Economy

The New York Times has an in-depth profile of Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick out that poses the question of when Uber will face repercussions for its well-...

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United Airlines Epically Underestimates the Impact of Digital Technologies on Its Business

Unless you have been out of the country, you know it’s been a bad few weeks for United Airlines. Both the blocking juvenile passengers for wearing l...

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Why You Can’t Ignore Digital Disruption

I saw an interesting comment on Linked-In recently. In response to a post about a firm’s digital disruption action plan, someone wrote: “What a bu...

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Deep Shift

21 Ways Software Will Transform Global Society

Hans Brechbühl co-authored this World Economic Forum report on the impact of software on society with his fellow Global Agenda Council members.

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The Senate’s Request of Facebook is Reactionary, Not Principled

Facebook Faces Questioning Over Alleged Bias Against Conservatives in its ‘Trending Topics’ Section.

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Business Tips from Real Rockstar Entrepreneur Roger McNamee

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Building the Musical Voice For Today’s Story Tellers: Making the Mobile App Heartstring

Guest Author Pete Mathias, T’16 writes about his start-up business and mobile application: Heartstring.

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Quick Takes on the FBI & Apple Case for Data Retrieval

“If Apple is forced to build a backdoor as the FBI is demanding, Apple’s stake in the enterprise market is at least in question, if not in...

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Connected Everywhere: The Transformation to a Hyperweb World

The 2014–15 Britt Technology Impact Series examined the transformational impact of the growing hyperweb and the fusion of technology into every inte...

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Rise of the Smart City

Before blindly pursuing the fantasy of a smart city, we need to pause and think first to effectively overcome the transition hurdles.

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Technology at the time of tragedy…

As our hearts ache for Paris, we are grateful for the tools of technology.

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A look back at 13 years of Roundtables…
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12 Tech Trends Shaping Enterprise Information Technology

A whole new set of emerging trends are impacting corporate information technology. Here are the major trends impacting corporate IT today.

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Personalized Tech: The C-Suite Weighs In

As part of the annual Geirheads Technology Conference, this Britt Technology Impact Series panel considered the massive moves toward personalization w...

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Deep Shift: 21 Ways Software Will Transform Global Society

Hans Brechbühl co-authored this World Economic Forum report on the impact of software on society with fellow Global Agenda Council members.

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Deep Shift: Technology Tipping Points and Societal Impact with WEF

The World Economic Forum (WEF) just released a report on the massive shifts caused by technology. It is part of the work of the WEF’s Global Agenda ...

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