Building Infrastructure for the Space Industry with new rocket companies
Preparing for the Future of Work in Space On May 30th, at the Kennedy Space Center two NASA astronauts, Doug Hurley alongside Bob Behnken launched the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule aboard a Falcon 9 rocket and blasted off to the International Space Station. This launch…
Future of Mobility Post COVID-19
Beyond the devastating effects of COVID-19 on different sectors of society, this global crisis is also catalyzing trends that were already evident. Perhaps it’s time we start seeing this crisis as another agent in the process of global transformation, rather than as a discrete event…
Robotics and Contactless Engagement
Autonomous Delivery Technology The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant health and economic impacts across the world. One of the secondary effects is that the coronavirus is accelerating the adoption of technology, as has tended to happen in global crisis events throughout history. We recently discussed…
How to Think Like an Entrepreneur
A panel discussion for GE leaders and executives hosted by Tom Morkes, with special guest panelists: Patrick Vlaskovits, CEO of Superpowered; Megan Reamer, CEO and co-founder of Jackson’s Honest; Bret Boyd, CEO of Knoema.
Defense Acquisition Reform is a National Security Issue
The U.S. defense acquisition system, designed for the pre-digital revolution economy, is structurally unable to keep up with the rapid pace of technology.
Bandwidth and the Emerging Network Divide
Robust optical fiber networks are rapidly emerging, which provide new capabilities opportunities for citizens and organizations to connect, and new challenges and planning considerations for public and private-sector leaders.
Blockchain and Startup Ecosystems
By providing billions of fresh capital to technology startups, the technologies of bitcoin, blockchain, smart contracts, and ICOs have had a major impact on Silicon Valley. As this infrastructure spawns newer technologies and business models, you will see dramatic innovation and transformation and the transition to Internet 3.0.
Finding Gold Among the Gray
Young seniors (ages 65-74), are the fastest growing demographic in the United States, constituting about 9% of the population. Business and public-sector leaders have both an opportunity and a challenge to adjust their products and services to this growing segment.