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.
Machine Learning and the New Innovation Paradigm
Machine learning and artificial intelligence change the fundamental paradigm of how computers execute instructions and how they interact with humans, which will reshape industries and create new tools for public institutions.