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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The Changing Workplace, Talent Wars and the Millennial Perspective

Pervasive information-sharing and connectivity are transforming the structure of business, society and work, and with it the nature of the employer-em...

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...

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.

The Revaluation of Risk-Taking: European Startups and High-Tech Companies

Would PayPal and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk have been able to grow his business in a European garage?  Or would the safe smallness of his environ...

The Business of Social

Social and collaboration technologies are redefining how people work, play, and shop, and blurring the lines among those activities. “Liking” corp...

IT-Enabled Products and Services and IoT

The European Chapter of the Roundtable on Digital Strategies convened at the headquarters of ABB Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, for a day-long dis...

Norwegian Cruise Line

After five years of profitable growth, Kevin Sheehan, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line, rang the NASDAQ bell on Norwegian’s first day of trading. U...

Mobility, Mobile Apps and Corporate Apps Deployment – America

Corporate IT is coming under tremendous pressure as more and more workers expect to conduct their business lives on these devices, with the same int...


The Promise and Challenges of Smart Cities

Paritosh Rai T'17

Paritosh presents findings from his MBA Fellows final research project on smart cities. Paritosh looks at the key components of smart cities, how the internet of things, cloud computing and big data all enable smart cities, and provides a road map forward for smart city development.

The Economics of Financial and Medical Identity Theft

Center director Eric Johnson and Indiana University computer scientist Jean Camp reveal the business models of identity thieves and examine potential ...

Medication Administration Quality and Health Information Technology: National Study of US Hospitals

A retrospective cross-sectional analysis of data from three sources: CPOE/eMAR usage from HIMSS Analytics (2010), medication quality scores from CMS H...

Human Behavior and Security Culture – America

A workshop for information security executives convened to examine information security risks and challenges posed by human behavior. The workshop i...

Organizing Data Governance: Findings from the Telecommunications Industry

ABSTRACT: Many companies see Data Governance as a promising approach to ensuring data quality and maintaining its value as a company asset. While the...

Building Talent and the Next Generation of Leaders

The Americas chapter of the Thought Leadership Roundtable on Digital Strategies convened in June 2011 for a day-long discussion on talent and leaders...

Human Behavior and Security Culture – Europe

A workshop for European information security executives convened June 20–21, 2011 to examine information security risks and challenges posed by huma...

Usability Failures and Healthcare Data Hemorrhages

Data leaks are often the result of usability failures. In healthcare, usability failures risk both patients’ health and their identity. In this ...

The Business of Social: Engagement, Innovation and Collaboration

Social networking technology is one of the most important communication conduits to arise since the mobile phone. This new means of communication is...

Information Security Risk and Privacy in Healthcare: Current State of Research

Information security and privacy in the healthcare sector is an issue of growing importance. The adoption of digital patient records, increased regu...

Protecting Critical Information Infrastructure: Developing Cybersecurity Policy

This article discusses the elements of successful information security practices and policies at developing countries, based on field studies of infor...

Customer Experience and the Customer-Focused Organization

CIOs from ABB, BT, BMW, Credit Suisse, DHL, Hilti, Erste Holcim, Nestlé and Novartis joined executives and academics in Vevey, Switzerland to discuss...

Digital Communication at Dell

Every second two new blogs are created, seven PCs are sold, 2.2 million emails are sent, 520 links are clicked, 1,157 videos are viewed on YouTube, 31...


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