Inequality gap widens in UK rental market

Christel Deskins

New data on the volume of housing lets agreed between May and September, compared with the same period a year ago, has brought the inequality in the UK housing market into sharp relief. While there was a small increase of 1.3% of homes let in top 10% of affluent areas […]

COVID-19 widens the digital innovation gap

Christel Deskins

A new study finds major differences in the digital capabilities of leaders and laggards. Image: metamorworks, Getty Images/iStockphoto The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the market shift to a digital-first economy, widening the digital gap between organizations that rely on legacy systems and those that have adopted next-generation technology, a new […]

Marketing Performance vs. Metrics: Close the Gap

Christel Deskins

The abrupt changes caused by Covid-19 have shocked both our work lives and our personal lives, upended the economy, and forced all of us to rethink how we do business. But even in today’s brave new digital world—where in-person events, tradeshows, and conferences have evaporated in the blink of an […]

Bridging The Gap Between Traditional And Decentralized Finance

Christel Deskins

Entrepreneur building and investing in transformational technologies. getty Decentralized finance has gained traction in recent years with the aim of radically transforming finance with trustless networks that do away with traditional financial intermediaries. DeFi promises a world of open, globally accessible financial services, from peer-to-peer loans and trading to savings and […]

Closing the Nature Funding Gap

Christel Deskins

V. The Road Forward The natural world has always provided vital resources and inspiration to human societies. Somewhere, however, the balance tipped and nature became the object of exploitation. Today, not only are our lands and waters polluted and depleted, but the number and variety of plants and animals—the diversity […]

New Manufacturing Survey Identifies “Capabilities Gap” for Companies Striving for Productivity and Innovation

Christel Deskins

“State of Product Development & Hardware Design 2020” Report Finds That Companies Are Falling Short in Key Areas of Productivity and Innovation Manufacturers Say their Top Priority for Improvement is Minimizing Time Spent on Non-Design Related Activities and Overhead More than 80% of Product Development Professionals Have Trouble Finding or […]