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Cyber threats, including destructive ransomware attacks, trade secret theft and online fraud, and disinformation campaigns, are on the rise, blindsiding some of the world’s most powerful organizations whose leaders mistakenly minimize the threat or assume their systems and data are secure. “That’s a big problem,” says multi-award-winning cybersecurity veteran Chris Painter, one of the world’s most knowledgeable…

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What kind of ideas will get you a coveted spot at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, the most cutting-edge program at arguably the world’s top technological research institute? “The crazier the better,” says Pattie Maes, former director of graduate admissions, and herself a researcher with some radical ideas. This hotbed of innovation is the…

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How soon U.S. businesses and communities can be up and running again depends on a plan of action from state governors. In this just-published New York Times piece, Harvard University Professor Jonathan Zittrain, and co-authors Margaret Bourdeaux and Beth Cameron, call on governors to promptly arrive at a collaborative prescription to speed up testing and delivery of results, which will ultimately…

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“In this area, as in so many that concern generative technologies and dynamic markets, the line between ‘too early to tell’ and ‘too late to do anything about it’ is vanishingly thin.” – Jonathan Zittrain, Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science at Harvard and a Leading Expert on the Governance of Future Technology, Including…

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One of the unexpected silver linings around COVID is that it exposed major cracks in the U.S. health care system. While that may not seem like a silver lining, Dr. Shantanu Nundy – physician, entrepreneur and author of the newly published book, “Care After Covid: What the Pandemic Revealed Is Broken in Healthcare and How to Reinvent…

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While the positive news about Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine trials is understandably exciting, the story behind their success offers organizations in every sector a dramatic opportunity to take a giant leap forward in their own industries. Among the key players quietly helping Moderna drive efficiencies at a previously unthinkable scale are Harvard Business School Professors and…

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Whether you are leading an organization or working within its ranks, you may be feeling a sense that things are spinning out of control right now – politically, economically and socially. But there are ways to make sense of the complex challenges facing businesses, governments and society as a result of the pandemic, the conflict…

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One of the unexpected silver linings around COVID is that it exposed major cracks in the U.S. health care system. While that may not seem like a silver lining, Dr. Shantanu Nundy – physician, entrepreneur and author of the newly published book, “Care After Covid: What the Pandemic Revealed Is Broken in Healthcare and How to Reinvent…

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Given the rapid evolution of technology, science and innovation, how can organizations prepare for what’s coming so they can be relevant, sustainable and profitable years from now? As the newly appointed director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, Dr. Dava Newman – rocket scientist-engineer, inventor, author and global explorer – is a rare expert…

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In response to the world’s social justice awakening, many organizations are moving from talking about diversity, equity and inclusion to putting initiatives into action. Meeting planners are seeking out authoritative Black perspectives, accomplished Black professionals are being appointed to leadership positions, and companies are actively working to root out conscious or unconscious biases in product…