Posts Tagged ‘futurist‘

Futurist Glen Hiemstra (video)

The Futures Agency speaker Glen Hiemstra is dedicated to disseminating information about the future to assist individuals, organisations, and industries in effective strategic planning. An internationally respected expert on future trends, long-range planning and creating the preferred future, Glen has advised professional, business, and governmental organizations

Platform Capitalism

Some prominent critics even speak of “platform capitalism” – a broader transformation of how goods and services are produced, shared and delivered. Instead of the tired conventional model, with individual firms competing for customers, we are witnessing the emergence of a new, seemingly flatter and

Everything Is Accelerated

Great overview in 5 Pictures and 500 Words by Heather E. McGowan on the accelerated pace of change of everything around us: from computing to human intelligence, more consumers than producers, robotic,  business and disruption acceleration, and an increasing technology accelerated development. Everything is happening faster and this

2015: The Year of Findable Data

2015 Internet Trends Report from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers The number of photos uploaded and shared, over five selected platforms, almost quadrupled between 2012 and 2013, and Meeker sees the number of photos uploaded to rise by 600m per day during 2014, from 1.2bn

Disruptive Power Lies at the Intersections

When I first started using the term “Combinatorial”, people thought I was making words up. Although I’d like to take credit for the word, I first came across it when reading The Second Machine Age, a fascinating book by Andrew McAfee and Eric Brynjolfsson. I