FROM OUR OBSESSION The Third Age of TV First came broadcast, then cable, now streaming. Netflix is being exceedingly transparent about its desire to make the next big cinematic universe. “We’re definitely focused on creating franchises,” co-CEO Reed Hastings said on a call with investors last week. Not long after […]

Member exclusive by Nicolás Rivero Companies increasingly rely on artificial intelligence to automate crucial tasks. Machines with brains work alongside humans in warehouses, make recommendations about who should get credit, triage patients seeking care, and analyze dizzying quantities of financial data. Lately, corporate boards have begun to worry about the ethical ramifications of turning so […]

As US unemployment numbers hover at previously unimaginable heights, the reverberations following George Floyd’s death compel us to reckon with America’s stark economic inequality. And so, for the first time, companies are making a concerted effort to identify where covert racism lurks in their corridors. Here is one suggestion: Start by looking […]

The coronavirus has brought nothing but bad news for the hotel industry. With business and holiday travel virtually grinding to a halt, a recent McKinsey report suggests most properties won’t see regular occupancy rates until 2023. Many luxury properties with high overhead expenses first responded to the pandemic by completely shutting their […]

FROM OUR OBSESSION The Office How we shape, experience, and define the workplace. As the Global Covid-19 pandemic forced companies to disperse their workforce into their individual homes, many have been surprised to find how well it works. Even companies that adamantly opposed work from home options are finding that […]