By David Eden, Future Technologist and Product Innovator at Tata Communications While the hype might suggest otherwise, virtual reality (VR) won’t become mainstream in 2017. However, its industrialization will start to gather momentum. VR has already been used as a training tool in medicine, and we will begin to see more innovative VR-enabled medical applications…

  By Steve Clements, Health & Benefits Leader, Middle East, Willis Towers Watson It’s no secret that compensation and benefits professionals need to focus on smart ways to stretch their limited total reward budgets. The competition for talent won’t go away, so optimizing workforce programs that attract, retain and engage talent is also critical. To…

Originally conducted by psychologist Walter Mischel in the late 1960s, the Stanford “marshmallow test” has become a touchstone of developmental psychology. Children at Stanford’s Bing Nursery School, aged 4-6, were placed in a room furnished only with a table and chair. A single treat, selected by the child, was placed on the table. (In addition…