Bezos Pledges $10 Billion Nearly 10% Of Net Worth Toward Solving Climate Change by Sergei Klebnikov
Feb18

Bezos Pledges $10 Billion Nearly 10% Of Net Worth Toward Solving Climate Change by Sergei Klebnikov

 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who is the richest man in the world, announced in an Instagram post on Monday that he was donating $10 billion to combat climate change in a new initiative called the Bezos Earth Fund. “Today, I’m thrilled to announce I am launching the Bezos Earth Fund,” the Amazon chief executive wrote in his announcement post, while also committing $10 billion to start. Bezos said he will begin issuing grants this summer,...

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Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends For 2019 by Daniel Newman
Nov07

Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends For 2019 by Daniel Newman

Over the past few years I have made the commitment to looking forward to the year ahead to predict some of the most significant digital transformation trends. Knowing that digital transformation is not only a technological shift, but an organizational change at the intersection of technology, business and people, such reflection must take into account countless possibilities. In this year’s predictions, I try to take a year’s worth of...

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5 Marketing Trends To Pay Attention To In 2019
Oct30

5 Marketing Trends To Pay Attention To In 2019

5 Marketing Trends To Pay Attention To In 2019 At each of my last three keynote addresses, I was asked this simple question: “What do you think is going to happen with marketing next year?” There are a lot of marketing speakers and sales speakers already shouting out the trends for 2019. It’s still only summer, but people are already trying to look ahead and see what’s around the curve. And I understand why: The world is changing a...

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Could the U.S. Retire Most of Its Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2040?
Oct30

Could the U.S. Retire Most of Its Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2040?

Could the U.S. Retire Most of Its Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2040? Utilities and electricity generators are far more eager to get away from coal than market outlooks seem to take into account. One of the most asked (and most important) questions in energy has no simple answer: What’s the future of coal-fired power in the United States? On one hand, recent history hasn’t been very favorable to coal. A little over a decade...

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Why Does America Need To Modernize The Electric Grid? by Kelly Price
Mar14

Why Does America Need To Modernize The Electric Grid? by Kelly Price

Many power plants in use today were built in and around President Eisenhower’s era. This old infrastructure understandably needs an upgrade. At the same time, the cost of solar and wind has come down further and faster than almost anyone thought possible, and renewables made up about two thirds of all electricity capacity additions in 2016. Moreover, information technology (IT) advancement has outpaced grid advancement, and there is...

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Reasons Today’s Students NEED Technology in the Classroom
Mar09

Reasons Today’s Students NEED Technology in the Classroom

Technology is everywhere entwined in almost every part of our culture. It affects how we live, work, play, and most importantly learn. With mobile and other wireless devices like theIoT becoming an increasing requirement across every industry today, it only makes sense that our schools are also effectively deploying mobile technology in the classroom. However, for many schools, implementing the latest technology is a difficult...

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