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Disrupting the Electricity Industry

By changing the way we think about and create energy, we can make our communities greener and more self-sufficient.

It’s no secret that going green is challenging. Governments, businesses and individuals must consider several factors when making the shift to alternative energy, including availability, cost and storage. In the case of electric energy, rising demand means we have to start rethinking the way electricity is produced, transported and consumed. Here’s how: First, we should […]

Is the Mailbox Going the Way of the Rotary Phone?

Keeping European postal infrastructure open.

PARIS – Everyone has a mailbox. But beneath their everyday veneer, mailboxes are in a state of radical transition. Just as the rotary phone was replaced by more adaptive technology, your mailbox may soon be at the center of a groundbreaking transformation. According to Copenhagen Economics, mail volumes are decreasing at a rate of roughly […]

It’s About Connecting, Not Delivering

Preparing for the post-Uber effect: Here’s how transportation companies can get ahead of the next disruption.

Plenty of companies fear being uberized. By uberized, I mean a shift from the classical economy – companies internally organizing activities to perform a service – to the platform model, using digital tools to coordinate external resources (mostly people) for the same activity. Through dedicated digital platforms, this gets rid of the middle man and […]