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Brite Innovation Review Winter 2020

  December 2020  
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An organisation’s level of digital maturity provides an effective indicator of its adaptive capacity to respond to a crisis. In this edition, IKE CEO Professor Sa’ad Sam Medhat explores how organisations can drive up their digital maturity in order to improve resilience and adaptability during times of economic downturn, such as the current pandemic.

 
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Also in this issue:

  • Drupal founder and Acquia CTO Dries Buytaert talks about the dangers of powerful algorithms and the challenges of regulating them.
  • David Tait, head of innovation at the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority, tells us about the future of transport, from delivery drones to urban taxis.
  • Innovation consultant Gary Proudfoot writes about the value of past innovations in inspiring solutions to current challenges such as Covid-19.
  • Dr Carl Benedikt Frey of Oxford Martin School explains why the pandemic has increased anxiety towards the automation of jobs.

Read on for more stories, insights and advice from innovators, for innovators.

Susanne Hauner, Publisher

We welcome views on innovation from across industry, government and academia. If you'd like to contribute an article to Brite, get in touch.

 
 
 

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Cyber sills are improving

The global cybersecurity skills shortage has fallen for the first time

 
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Room for investment

Europe’s industrial tech investment lags despite high growth potential

 
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Why your organisation’s digital maturity matters

IKE CEO Professor Sa’ad Sam Medhat explains why an organisation’s level of digital maturity provides an effective indicator of its adaptive capacity to respond to a crisis

 
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The next tech hub is coming to a town near you

The UK’s tech industry is moving away from its city-centric recruitment model

 
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How coronavirus blurred the lines between public and private data

Views on building a healthy data ecosystem from the Open Data Institute’s 2020 summit

 
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Covid-19 and the rise of automation anxiety

Oxford Martin School’s Dr Carl Benedikt Frey on the impact of automation on the labour market 

 
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Microsoft, Space X and the new space race

Microsoft and SpaceX join forces with Azure Space, a potential challenger to the space market

 
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Companies turn to tech to weather the storm

How companies are using technology such as cloud computing to overcome challenges caused by the pandemic

 
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A leap forward in automated translation

Facebook’s new multilingual machine learning translation software raises the stakes

 
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The dangers of algorithms that rule the world

Drupal founder and Acquia CTO Dries Buytaert discusses concerns around privacy and power in Big Tech 

 
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The startup decoding climate uncertainty

Cervest CEO and founder Iggy Bassi tells us abouts his plan to map climate risk for every building on the planet

 
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Innovation takes flight

The UK Civil Aviation’s head of innovation tells us about the future of aviation, from drone delivery to air taxis and beyond

 
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Keeping smart cities safe with artificial intelligence 

Patriot One Technologies shares insights into innovative security solutions for cities

 
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Answering today’s problems with yesterday’s research

How past innovations can help solve research challenges such as Covid-19

 
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Using remote desktop securely 

Advertorial: Xiid explains how it enables secure use of remote desktop

 
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ABOUT BRITE INNOVATION REVIEW

Brite is a quarterly digital journal published by NRi Digital on behalf of the Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange. This magazine highlights the innovations, ideas and people who are transforming industry, education and government policy and provides a digital platform to promote science, technology and business innovation, exchanging ideas and knowledge, and encouraging the advancement of innovative practice across different sectors.

Brite brings together leading thinkers from business, education, research and industry to celebrate and promote the original thought and creative processes that drive economic and societal development. Each issue is distributed to NRi Digital’s audience of more than 100,000 industry decision makers and influencers, and is also distributed to IKE’s members across government, industry and education.

 
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