Blog: Leadership

Big Data 101

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Leadership
We live in an era of increasingly diverse means of drawing on the Internet, sensing technologies, and social media. As a result, more data is available than ever before – and what to do with these resources is a ... Read More »

European defence future in dual-use technologies investment

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Leadership, Security/Intelligence
Edoardo Camilli, Director of the “International Security Observer”, argues the future of European defence should be based on investment in dual-use technologies The conomic and financial crisis has had a deep impact on ... Read More »

Challenges against opportunities in European defence

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Leadership, Security/Intelligence
Karlijn Jans, EU Policy Advisor at TNO Brussels, weighs challenges against opportunities in her  on European defence. Signs of economic and financial recovery are being noticed throughout the European markets and ... Read More »

“Why not a EuroDrone?”

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Leadership, Security/Intelligence
Fabrizio Gualdesi outlines the economic and practical advantages and challenges to a common European Drone program. It goes without saying that drones are not the latest toys for grown ups but the next big business of ... Read More »

EU member states must urgently coordinate European defence policy

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Leadership, Security/Intelligence
Barend Tensen argues EU member states must urgently coordinate European defence policy, to meet both moral and self-defence responsibilities Democracy support and support for the rule of law are moral obligations for ... Read More »

EU must seize 2014’s momentum for a Defence Reform

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Leadership, Security/Intelligence
Håvard Sandvik urges the EU to seize 2014’s momentum for a Defence Reform.   “F*** the EU”. This exasperated statement by US Assistant Secretary of State Nuland reinforces one hard-to-miss fact: If Europe doesn’t get ... Read More »

The Importance of Financial and Economic Literacy for Policy Makers

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Economics and Finance, Global Development, Leadership
The recent financial crisis brought to the fore many of the global interdependencies between government policies and capital markets that had previously been dismissed or overlooked. A report titled “Lessons of the ... Read More »

Venezuela: You are not alone.

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Leadership, Politics and Society
A reflection on expatriates and the international community; why we should care, and what we can do.   What began on February 12 as a peaceful student protest in Caracas, Venezuela ... Read More »

Gross European Happiness: A Challenge for EU Policymakers in 2014

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Global Development, Leadership, Politics and Society
At the end of January, the place to be for the political chic was the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. Politicians, economist and business leaders met to discuss myriad fundamental challenges to our future, from ... Read More »

"Liberty without security is fragile, but security without liberty is oppressive"

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Leadership, Politics and Society, Security/Intelligence
How big data can solve complex problems in foreign policy “The fastest way to grow is to come up with a great idea,” said Alec Ross said in a presentation, as a part of the Big Data and Analytics incubator series. Mr. ... Read More »

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