Consolidation in the healthcare industry highlights the ways companies continue to place large bets even amid the continual disruption and uncertainty surrounding the insurance market. Insurers who wish to thrive in the emerging era must understanding future money flows and sources of value, which include creating medical value, winning [...]
A crowd mentality can be difficult to resist. Whether it's a new fitness workout, yet another so-called “superfood” or even a television show that's taken over your social media feed, it's very easy to be swept up by the widespread embrace of the latest and greatest.
That's particularly true when it [...]
The robots are coming! That well-worn phrase used both in fiction and serious journalism encapsulates a fear that many share—that machines of all sorts are poised to take over every career function and responsibility formerly performed by mere mortals.
I have only one response: Relax.
In my new book, The Anticipatory Organization, [...]
Marquette University political science professor Ryan Patrick Hanley talks with s+b about the present-day relevance of Adam Smith's writings for leaders facing increasing ethical and reputational pressure. Smith's concept of virtue offers critical lessons on the need for perspective and prudence. [...]
Mention the word “trend” to some people and you may receive a smirk in response. Why? Because many people simply don't trust trends.
That can be a significant mistake. Some trends are, in fact, very trustworthy—so much so that they can be considered future certainties. Others are somewhat less certain, but [...]
If there's one industry that stands out as a bastion of secrecy and cutthroat competition, it's pharmaceuticals. So what in the world were GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer thinking when they partnered in the development of new HIV medications? For that matter, what was Pfizer up to with sharing its anticoagulant Eliquis [...]
If you're on the lookout for a breakout growth opportunity, it's important to look where others aren't. And, in that case, it's hard to argue against the exploding potential of preventing cybercrime.
Although estimates differ, cybercrime is an undeniably lucrative field. An article in Forbes reported that the overall cost of [...]
Humanity is moving into a world of abundance: a hybrid capitalist-sharing economy, in which the costs of producing and delivering most goods and services will dwindle to near zero. So says economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin, an advisor to the governments of Germany and China. This new hybrid economic [...]