The promise of technology to help address the refugee crisis
Jacques Buith, Global Lead Partner for United Nations and Managing Partner Risk Advisory writes of the potential to use Technology as a means to match refugees with employment and training opportunities, enabling them to access relevant information, or providing language skills development.
Come along for the ride: World Economic Forum Future of Mobility project blog series
Few things matter as much in the world as mobility. It provides access to healthcare, education, jobs, and goods and services. This blog post introduces a series of posts on the future of mobility and other World Economic Forum posts.
If at first you don't find a balanced regulatory model, try, try again
By Mike Turley, Global Public Sector leader
The model for bringing in regulations to help keep people and their assets safe has been largely effective. However, in the future, regulators may no longer be able to rely on this reactive approach.
Advancing The Digital Audit
Today’s fitness technologies make triathlete training a digital experience.
While many companies are struggling to operate in this new digital era of big data, Deloitte is pushing to go further by implementing a cloud-first technology strategy to enable a transformed audit.
Making the promise of 4IR a reality
Thoughts on United Nations General Assembly Week and the fourth industrial revolution
Deloitte Global CEO, Punit Renjen, shares his thoughts on UNGA week and the launch of WorldClass, a Deloitte global initiative that aims to empower 50 million people by 2030—by giving them the skills they need to find meaningful work in the new economy.
3D printed food: Just because we can doesn't always mean we should
Vanessa Matthijssen and Chris Deliopoulos, Deloitte Australia
Food technologies such as 3D printing allow us unprecedented control of the flavor, color, texture, and nutritional content of food. These innovations and technological advancements require us to explore some of the ethical and societal implications of food engineering. Learn more >
Companies benefit from the Fourth Industrial Revolution, but do countries?
By Gary Coleman, Global Industry and Senior Client Advisor for Deloitte Consulting
The fourth industrial revolution can provide a solid competitive edge for companies who create innovative business models enabled by advanced technologies. But when it comes to national economies, where and how is the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) enhancing competitiveness?
The World Economic Forum Releases This Year's Top Ten Emerging Technologies
By Jeffrey Carbeck PhD, Specialist Leader, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
As part of Deloitte's delegation at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions Carbeck shares this year's Annual List of The Top Ten Emerging Technologies. The list constitutes the best thinking of a broad group of scientists, technologists, entrepreneurs, and futurists.
The future of work
Heather Stockton, Deloitte Canada Partner, Talent Strategy and Business Transformation
What skills are essentially human? With the advent of AI, robotics, sensors, and cognitive computing, that’s what every HR professional should be asking—because the future of work is here.
When one door closes ...
Deloitte Global CEO Punit Renjen's early career experience
Thirty years ago, Deloitte Global CEO Punit Renjen began his career at Deloitte. In this LinkedIn blog post he details an ironic twist at the start of his career that has proved to be a valuable life lesson.
Telling the right story: The employee experience mandate
Veronica Melian, Human Capital Consulting Leader for Latco
Today’s employees see things differently. Employees look at everything that happens at work as an integrated experience. If HR professionals want to keep employees from voting with their feet, here are some key points to pay attention to.
Developing Africa’s infrastructure, one school at a time
By Nick Prior, Global Infrastructure & Capital Projects Leader
Nick Prior shares his experience following his return from a series of meetings in Kenya focused on the work Deloitte is doing in the Infrastructure and Capital projects space. We’re now really seeing the impact that organizations like Deloitte can make. Learn more about Nick’s experiences …
The future of work and the impact of technology
Tim Hanley, Global Consumer & Industrial Products Leader
In an increasingly connected world, one only has to think of how platforms such as Facebook, Netflix, or Uber have transformed how we interact with and perceive different industries. As AI systems, robotics, and cognitive tools grow in sophistication, almost every job is being reinvented.
Supporting social mobility through skills and learning
As David Barnes, Deloitte Global Managing Director for Public Policy, travels to South Africa as part of the Deloitte delegation to the WEF Africa Summit, he shares his perspectives on the intersection of the future of work and social mobility.
Punit Renjen inks letter to his younger self
Deloitte Global CEO on the journeys ahead
"I will try to keep the spoilers to a minimum, but you have quite a journey ahead of you." In his latest LinkedIn blog post, Deloitte Global CEO Punit Renjen provides life lessons to his younger self.