Business, Commerce and Trade Articles

Rohit Talwar on the Future of Business (video interview)

In our series “The Futures Agency Speakers Videos“, here’s an interview with  TFA speaker Rohit Talwar at WebTomorrow 2015 in Ghent, Belgium. In this interview, global futurist Rohit Talwar explores the social, scientific and technological developments shaping the evolution of the internet over the next decade. He

10 Hyper Disruptive Business Models (Jo Caudron slideshare)

Here’s an interesting Slideshare presentation by TFA speaker and author Jo Caudron that guides you through ten business models of hyper disruptors that we found inspiring. We’ve analyzed tons of disruptive players when we were writing our book on Digital Transformation. We discovered 7 similarities and

Transformation in fast-forward (guest post by Tim Cole)

There can be no doubt: The future of business will be digital. The Internet has wrought fundamental change over the past twenty-odd years, but that is nothing compared with the upheaval yet to come in the next twenty plus. Networks and intelligent systems will cause

Shift 2020 presents the “IoT Shifts Transformation Retreat“

Designed and led by Digital Strategist Rudy de Waele, and Innovation Philosopher Humberto Schwab, the IoT Shifts Transformation Retreat, (#ISTR), will give you exclusive industry insights which shall empower you to use the IoT (Internet of Things) as a source of competitive advantage for profitable,

#HelloWorld15: Digital Transformation Driving Business Re-Invention

“Just like publishers are transcending the idea of selling content, digital transformation forces every leading incumbent to transcend the products and services that are certain to become a commodity,” said Leonhard. Read more about what Gerd had to say at #HelloWorld15 from Orange Business or

How Successful People Beat Stress – via Quartz

A big step in managing stress and anxiety involves stopping negative self-talk in its tracks. The more you ruminate on negative thoughts, the more power you give them. Most of our negative thoughts are just that—thoughts, not facts. Just a little reminder to help you

The End of Work

What does the “end of work” mean, exactly? It does not mean the imminence of total unemployment, nor is the United States remotely likely to face, say, 30 or 50 percent unemployment within the next decade. Rather, technology could exert a slow but continual downward

Robots & Basic Income

Work and income still go together, which is why we find it so hard to imagine people working for no money, or for the common good, or to get out and meet people. But as new platforms like Amazon, Airbnb or Uber allow more of