The Future of American Jobs

With unemployment at its highest level in nearly three decades, even people who aren’t worried about their own jobs...

published on: Apr 10, 2012

Student Loans: Today’s Financial Time Bomb

Educational institutions and the government have, perhaps unwittingly, trapped former students under an unserviceable...

published on: Apr 6, 2012

Connecting Educational Decisions and...

For years, the Trends editors have argued that American colleges, for the most part, fall short of their potential...

published on: Nov 7, 2011

The College Education Crisis

Over the past 20 years, college tuition has risen roughly 3.5 times faster than the overall cost of living....

published on: Jun 6, 2011

Harnessing Collective Intelligence

published on: Dec 15, 2010

Collective intelligence has to do with the ability of groups or crowds to think in ways that are not simply the sum of the ideas of the individuals...

The Coming Educational Transformation

published on: Jan 15, 2010

Today, only a small percentage of businesses do an adequate job of building and updating the skills of their personnel to meet the changing needs of...

Paying the Price for a Dumber Generation

published on: Aug 15, 2009

Recent studies show that the “skills gap” the Trends editors previously forecasted is already impeding our economic progress and will only get...

Leadership's Online Labs

published on: Jul 15, 2008

We’ve explored the entertainment, marketing, and educational implications of massively multiplayer online role-playing games in prior issues. ...

The Dumbest Generation

published on: Jul 15, 2008

No generation in history has had as much access to information and analytical tools as that which is available to the Millennials. But, ironically,...

Disruptive Innovation Meets the American...

published on: Jun 15, 2008

While America’s research universities are still the envy of the world, the primary and secondary schools that feed into them are miserably...

Educational Gaming Has All the Right "MUVEs"

published on: Jul 15, 2007

What’s the best way to train employees and students who’d rather spend their days playing video games than working or sitting in a classroom?...

Open Business: The New Reality

published on: Apr 15, 2007

In a world where accelerating change is the norm, recurring innovation is at the heart of any successful business model. Organizations have...

The New Entrepreneurial Generation

published on: Mar 15, 2007

Generation Y is embracing entrepreneurship like no other generation before them. What can we expect to see as this reality unfolds? We'll show...

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