Judith Magyar

A Hard Hat Is Not Enough: IoT Is Saving Lives In Qatar

14-Apr-2017 | Judith Magyar

Standing on a roadside in Qatar where camel once passed, I watch hundreds of trucks roll by. I am with Philippe Garnier, corporate plant manager for QDVC, a thriving local construction company. Phi

digital transformation, digital business, e-commerce, space selfie, mobile apps

How A Space Selfie Is Transforming Trends [VIDEO]

29-Mar-2017 | Judith Magyar

Taking selfies in space without ever leaving the ground? That’s not rocket science any more. The new app by SnapPlanet won this year’s Space App Camp Award at the Mobile World Congress in Barce

Robot, Davos, coding

Let Kids Control Robots, And See The Skills Gap Shrink

18-Jan-2017 | Judith Magyar

According to studies by the World Economic Forum (WEF), there are 218 million unemployed people who have been left out of the growth economy, and a further 295 million young people who are neither em

How To Travel Safely In A Dangerous World

1-Jul-2016 | Judith Magyar

According to David Walsh, the CEO of Prescient, it is 100 times more dangerous to be a female than a male traveler anywhere in the world today. He should know. His company uses leading-edge technolo

A Retailer’s Secret To Lifelong Customer Loyalty [VIDEO]

16-Jun-2016 | Judith Magyar

Brooks Brothers, the iconic fashion brand, reveals how to thrive in today’s $22 trillion retail industry. “We’re like poker buddies,” says Richard Buonomo about Mario Mirabella, his persona

Shoppers Rewrite The Rules

2-Mar-2016 | Judith Magyar

Shopping is social. Millennials are setting the tone and the medium is mobile. These consumer-driven trends in retail aren’t surprising. What is surprising is the amount of power they give consumers

Disrupting Unemployment [VIDEO]

12-Feb-2016 | Judith Magyar

There are 200 million people around the world who are unemployed. Business-led actions and a lifelong learning approach can help move the needle. Unemployment has far-reaching effects. It not only

Improving Lives In the Fourth Industrial Revolution

22-Jan-2016 | Judith Magyar

Technology and the Internet make it a lot easier to wage wars in unconventional ways. From 3D printed weapons to genetic engineering in hidden labs, destructive tools across a range of emerging techno

When Smart Cities Fight Mother Nature [VIDEO]

1-Oct-2015 | Judith Magyar

Anyone who has ever spent the night huddled on a rooftop surrounded by rising flood waters knows it’s terrifying. Alejandro Zelada, a survivor of massive floods in Buenos Aires in 2013, describes th

Kenyan port

Becoming A Smart Port [VIDEO]

5-Aug-2015 | Judith Magyar

Kenya Ports is redefining the economy of a region. There are four ways to transport people and goods: air, water, rail, or roads. In East Africa, where many countries are landlocked, 70% of passenger