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We never see Trump or Brexit coming because we drown in data and biases

Markets were sent reeling after Britain’s unexpected vote to leave the European Union. Less discussed in the analysis that followed this result was what lessons we can all take from our collective failure to predict it. The Brexit shock is a perfect instance of two crucial decision-making failure modes: overreliance on data and the presence …

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Finding Innovation everywhere – the Maison Bleue story

Despite what many think, innovation is not just about technology or products. At root, it’s about identifying the unmet needs of a group of people and creating better ways to help them. As such, innovation can happen everywhere, and social entrepreneurs are often the ones innovating in the most surprising ways. This is the story …

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The real reason why Canadian law firms are in big trouble

No, it isn’t the ranks of innovative legal tech start-ups springing up now that the fintech boom is starting to move into the mainstream. And it isn’t a result of fee pressure from increasingly budget conscious in-house departments. It’s the hubris, the belief that they don’t have to change, that will most harm Canadian law …

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