Social Innovation

Research shows that a happier office is a more productive office. But what actually makes employees happy?
Most of us wouldn’t think twice about managing our finances and personal admin online. The thought of having to go into the bank to pay a bill, a norm not much more than a decade ago, seems very archaic. Yet as more and more people input personal data online, we are making it easier for criminals to discover the information needed to crack passwords, access accounts and even steal identities.
As the world becomes more urbanised, cities increasingly look to build up rather than out. But how can people be transported to these great heights?
The days when our safety and security were in the hands of the physically strong and powerful are long gone. Data is the new might. In today’s world with unprecedented forms of crime, and intense scrutiny around security, artificial intelligence is becoming our new superhero.
When the Great East Japan earthquake rocked Japan in March 2011, the country was knocked off its feet. Alongside the devastation wrought by the earthquake and ensuing tsunami, Japan faced the most challenging civil nuclear accident of recent years. Discover how robots are assisting with the clean-up.
What are the revolutionary ways in which big data has been used across history?
Once a technology solely seen in science fiction films like Minority Report, biometrics are coming into their own as consumers and businesses alike realise the benefits they bring.
We’re still a few years away from having robots at our beck and call, but artificial intelligence has already had a profound impact in the workplace.