Trendsetters in analytics-driven thought leadership
ThoughtLab is an innovative thought leadership firm that creates fresh thinking and actionable insights through rigorous research and evidence-based analysis. Our firm specializes in using the latest quantitative and qualitative tools to examine the impact of technology on companies, cities, industries, and business performance.
Our multidisciplinary team of economists, industry specialists, and subject matter experts produce distinctive thought leadership to help clients engage private- and public-sector decision-makers. Our services include fielding business, consumer, investor, and government surveys; organizing executive interviews, meetings, and advisory groups; conducting economic modeling, AI sentiment monitoring, benchmarking, and performance analysis; and developing white papers, eBooks, infographics, and customer-facing analytical tools.
ThoughtLab is a leading economic consultancy with close links to the academic community, including Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, and Drexel University's LeBow College of Business. Our clients include top consulting firms, such as EY, Deloitte, PwC, KPMG, Accenture, and Cognizant; leading technology companies, such as Verizon, Cisco, Oracle, Microsoft, and Intel; major financial institutions, such as State Street, Visa, Mastercard, and J.P. Morgan Chase; and government institutions, such as the UN, IFC, UNECE, and the World Bank.
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Attacks on state and local governments went up dramatically in the pandemic as cybercriminals sought to take advantage of the crisis but have city leaders learned the lessons?
It’s a strange time. Of course, it has been a strange time for well over a year but optimism surrounding vaccination rates in countries like Israel, the UK and Chile is being sharply tempered by fresh and sudden lockdowns in Europe, vaccine scepticism in some countries and a deadly and passive approach to the virus in Brazil.
ESI ThoughtLab collaborated with a coalition of government, business, and academic leaders to conduct the global benchmarking study.
This report examines how 167 cities worldwide are leveraging technology, data, and partnerships to drive Social Development Goals (SDGs)
SmartCitiesWorld will support the new in-depth research report Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World and work on future joint initiatives that seek to solve urban challenges.
Hyperconnected leaders include Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, London, Melbourne, Copenhagen and Dublin.
By using these technologies to transform and interconnect their urban ecosystem, government leaders aim to deliver a myriad of benefits to their stakeholders.
ESI ThoughtLab will define the cost benefits of smart city investments and provide city and business leaders with an evidence-based guide.
Over five years, smart cities can raise GDP per capita by 21 per cent and population growth by 13 per cent, says a new report
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