The leadership that brought us to 2020 won't move us forward. Future leaders will shape a culture that values different views and that builds trust with customers, employees and the world at large.
At the WEF Annual Meeting, we’re exploring this new leadership and how best to align the interests of the modern corporation with those of their employees, their customers, society and the planet.
SESSION 1— “Reimagining Leadership in the Digital Age”
What will it take to win and lead in the digital economy? Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work along with experts from the MIT Sloan School of Management and top industry executives will explore the growing mismatch between how organizations lead today, and what they will need to stay out in front tomorrow. View the live stream on January 21 at 12:30 CET.
SESSION 2— “Inclusion in the Workplace: A Discussion on belonging”
What does belonging mean in the workplace and how are organizations worldwide fostering inclusion? Increased diversity means increased collaboration and creativity— helping the top and bottom lines. Cognizant and its panel of experts share experiences on how belonging will make for a more cohesive and sustainable world. View the live stream on January 22 at 4:30 CET. Preview our report on belonging at work.LEARN MORE
Businesses and employees who anticipate the demand for new skills required by intelligent machines will be better positioned to flourish in the future of work. Get out in front by digging into Cognizant’s Center for the Future Work and Jobs of the Future Index.
Applying Data to Responsibly Advance Digital Business
Cognizant Digital Business President Malcolm Frank participates in a private session at the WEF Annual Meeting that explores the shared challenges, collective actions and collaborative business models that help unlock business value from data in commercially sustainable, responsible and trustworthy ways.
WEF IT and Electronics’ Governors Community Meeting
Cognizant Vice Chairman Francisco D’Souza presides over his second meet-up of business leaders from the IT and consumer electronics industries. Top-of-mind topics include data stewardship; the responsible and ethical use of AI; and inclusion and trust in the digital era.
Sharing Our AI Awareness With SwissCognitive
Ben Pring, co-founder of Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, shares his PoV on why AI is the greatest story of our time with members of SwissCognitive, a cross-industry community of mainstream and start-up businesses, who seek a better understanding of how machine intelligence can unlock enhanced business performance.
Making International Tax Reform Less Taxing
Updating archaic global tax laws is a huge challenge for businesses worldwide. Our CFO Karen McLoughlin participates in a private session aimed at updating tax codes to conform with how modern digital businesses operate.
Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask
The rise of robots, machine intelligence, distributed ledgers, quantum physics, “gig” labor, the unexaggerated death of privacy, a world eaten alive by software—point to a new world that’s shaping up quite differently from anything we’ve ever seen, or worked in, before. Read our report to prepare your organization for tomorrow’s work, today.LEARN MORE
The New Leadership Playbook for the Digital Age
Executives worldwide are out of touch with what it will take to lead and win in the fast-moving digital economy, according to our latest global research report, published in conjunction with the MIT Sloan Management Review. To succeed long-term, leaders must demonstrate greater transparency, authenticity, collaboration and empathy.
To download this report, check back on January 21 (registration required).LEARN MORE
Cycling through the 21st Century Career
Learning is in desperate need of prioritization as global economies grapple with the pressure of reskilling workforces. But most knowledge workers lack employer support to shift into a continuous learning mindset, according to a recent study from the Cognizant Center for the Future of Work. A brand-new career model that values learning and work equally will usher in a new era of work fit for the 21st century.LEARN MORE
An Appetite for AI
Find out how the food industry can use emerging technologies to thrive. As AI, IoT and related technologies change approaches to one of humankind’s most elemental needs, we examine trends on both the consumer and supplier side, while offering tips to forward-looking businesses.LEARN MORE
What To Do When Machines Do Everything is a guidebook to succeeding in the next generation of the digital economy. When systems running on artificial intelligence can drive our cars, diagnose medical patients and manage our finances more effectively than humans, it raises profound questions on the future of work and how companies compete. Illustrated with real-world cases, data and insight, the authors provide clear strategic guidance and actionable steps to help you and your organization move ahead in a world where exponentially developing new technologies are changing how value is created. Written by a team of business and technology expert practitioners—who also authored Code Halos: How the Digital Lives of People, Things, and Organizations are Changing the Rules of Business—this book provides a clear path to the future of your work.