Category: Business, Commerce and Trade

Video and slide-deck of my keynote at SHIFT 2017, Turku Finland: technology vs humanity.

It’s always great to speak in Finland, and being at the SHIFT 2017 event was a great pleasure, as well. Below is my deck from my talk; we will have a video available soon, as well. Btw: if you sign up for shift 2017 right now you can win a free copy ...

Video and slides: IAPP Data Protection Congress in Brussels, today: Technology and Humanity (updated)

Great event here in Brussels today, see more details here. NEW:  here is the video of my keynote My new book TECHNOLOGY VS HUMANITY, as mentioned, is here – buy as many copies as you can:::) Gerd Leonhard, Futurist, Humanist, Author, CEO, The Futures Agency: Gerd Leonhard focuses on ‘hard futures’, eventualities that are ...

▶ Jeremy Rifkin on the Fall of Capitalism and the Internet of Things – YouTube

via ▶ Jeremy Rifkin on the Fall of Capitalism and the Internet of Things – YouTube. Jeremy is simply brilliant

The Future of The Professions and Professional Services (my presentation at the Managing Partners Forum in London today)

Here are the slides from talk and presentation at the Managing Partners Forum in London, today. We will have a video available soon, as well, I believe. MPF London Future of Professional Services Gerd Leonhard Futurist Speaker-web  13MB PDF High res version via dropbox 30MB PDF   High res version via Owncloud (same) Some ...

Big data, big business, big brother (my new guest post on CNN.com)

Read this piece on CNN.com  Download PDF: Big data, big business, Big Brother? – CNN.com  Spanish version (via CNN) ” (CNN) — Let me start on a humorous note that surfaced on Facebook recently: “Big Data is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks ...

The future of work: technology is rapidly automating every single job that has any machine-like component (my guest post at Economic Times India)

… just went live here.   Download the PDF: economic times india gerd leonhard future of work or read more, below. “The concept of ‘work’ has been at the heart of both the industrial as well as the information society, along with ‘jobs’ and ‘growth’ and that most rapidly outmoding term, GDP (expect ...

New video: the future of crowdsourcing. Meeting of the Minds #7, with Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard

This is the latest edition of Meeting of the Minds, my new web-TV series; another great conversation with my friend and colleague Ross Dawson, this one on the future of crowdsourcing, p2p funding, innovation and much more. Be sure to check out Ross’ great book on this topic “Getting Results from ...

My presentation from today’s talk on the future of business in a networked society (GBTA conference Praque)

2 sources: Dropbox (7MB PDF) Gerd’s Owncloud (7MB PDF) Event details (GBTA Europe Conference Prague)

My slides from CONARH 2013 in Sao Paulo: Future of Technology and Human Resources

Here are my slides from the CONARH event in Sao Paulo yesterday (10 MB PDF via Dropbox): “Tecnologia: Uma Visão de Futuro e Impactos em Nossas Vidas” (the slides are in English of course).  All my other stuff is at GerdCloud.com (just a fancy name for my dropbox folder) btw ...

The Booming Business of Auto-Analytics (Guest Post by Marizanne)

This is another guest post by Marizanne Knoesen, Gerd’s and the The Futures Agency’s content and research manager. “From Apple to Nike, companies are cashing in on self-measurement” – HBR blog article I do think that if you buy a product/service and the company uses your data to improve their business and ...

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