New Research: Regenerative Business Models, Powered by Emerging Technologies

Current “sustainability” efforts aren’t just the beginning of the end of “business as usual,” but the critical bridge to building resilience for the long-term. The next generation of business and technologies are regenerative, designed to align markets in service of people and planet.   The modern organization faces a world of constant change. While businesses have traditionally…

Inclusion at Scale: The Untapped Opportunity of Tech Ecosystems

Tech companies are known for relying on ecosystems to innovate. What these vast ecosystems are less known for is their implications around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). This imperative has only grown as societal and technological inequities spotlight the urgency for companies to assess their role in inclusion. While companies have historically relegated such efforts to HR and…

Market Analysis: Diversity & Inclusion in the Tech Industry

Growing regulatory scrutiny and increased societal focus on structural inequities have spurred a boom in the Tech industry’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs and pledges. These pressures are forcing companies to reevaluate metrics around diversity, from the risks of homogeneity to the benefits of diversity on collaboration and innovation. Yet despite investing millions in global “D&I” programs,…

6 Tech Urgencies for Business in Pandemic Era Re-emergence

As the world begins to re-emerge and rebuild, pragmatic leaders recognize the critical role technology plays in shaping the “new normal,” but are struggling to activate. The shifting technology landscape impacts the future of customer and employee relationships, breakthrough business models, societal trust, and even the health of our planet.  Kaleido Insights’ analysts are laser…

Why Converging Crises are Prompting Businesses to Examine the Social Contract

Digital and societal disruptions of the last decade, accentuated by the events of 2020, are forcing organizations to reckon with the fact that normal wasn’t working. The confluence of crises– pandemic, climate, economic, racial, technological, and trust– is forcing businesses to recalibrate their operating models while confronting rising tensions. This is not merely an exercise in “purpose-building,”…

Announcement: Jessica Groopman joins Nexxworks Collective as innovation keynote speaker

Jessica Groopman has been selected to join the Nexxworks Collective, a world-renowned group of innovation leaders and keynote speakers. She will share Kaleido Insights’ research findings and perspectives on the future of consumers, business, and society with Nexxworks’ clients from around the globe.  Nexxworks’ Thought Leader Collective is a select tribe of future-forward visionaries, each of whom…

3 must-ask questions for CISOs in the pandemic era

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated several trends in emerging tech, but none more immediately disruptive than the proliferation of cybersecurity threats. The sudden uptick in both our reliance on digital, as well as widespread uncertainties have ripened the landscape for cyber criminals, resulting in a 600% increase in attacks, according to the UN. The total volume…