Future of Cities

To Move Toward Solving Public Problems, We Must Move Together

Civic innovator Mitchell Weiss offers business and government leaders a roadmap for experimenting with and…

A Nobel Laureate’s Optimistic Economic Outlook

Emerging technologies, innovation and charter cities are our best hope for a stronger future, says…

Redeeming Ruins and the Future of Architecture with Dan Barasch

In this episode of Minds Worth Meeting, Dan Barasch reveals how innovative designs can revive…

How to Design an Opportunity City

In a TEDx presentation, innovation and design expert Larry Keeley reveals a new perspective on…

Pairing Innovation with Design for Personal Mobility

The transportation industry is changing. Vehicles are getting smarter and smaller, environments are being designed…

How to Innovate Our Way to Better Infrastructure

No one would argue that there’s much work to be done with America’s infrastructure. It’s…

Guru on Project Management Takes a Look at the Cost of Trump’s Wall

Building a wall would be one thing, says Bent Flyvbjerg, but maintaining it quite another.

Our Worst Nightmare: Michael Porter on the Biggest Issue Facing the U.S.

What’s behind the sluggishness of the current U.S. recovery? Our country’s “political paralysis,” says leading…

Why the Olympic Games have a Project Management Problem

The Olympics are costly, risky megaprojects, infamous for blowing budgets out of the water. Are…

Why Megaprojects Fail – And Why It Matters

The cost of Boston’s “Big Dig” ballooned to $14.8 billion – five times the original…

How Megaprojects Get Funded

Despite their socio-economic significance, megaprojects (projects in excess of $1 billion, ranging from massive infrastructure…

Why Your Next Big Project May Be Riskier Than You Think

The world is enamored with setting records: biggest bridge, tallest skyscraper, longest tunnel, fastest rail…

Rosabeth Moss Kanter Interviewed by Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show”

As the U.S. infrastructure crisis reaches a fever pitch in news coverage, public opinion and…

Harvard’s Porter and Kanter on Restoring U.S. Competitiveness

U.S. competitiveness is indeed at a crossroads. Confidence in the country’s leadership position is waning…