Category: Digital Transformation

Must read: 2017 Edelman Trust Report – welcome to a world of distrust

The new Edelman trust report just came out and it’s full of stats and data that shows how trust is in decline everywhere… read more here 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer – Global Results from Edelman  

Audio Podcast with complete transcript: a conversation with Futurists Frank Diana and Gerd Leonhard – reimagining the Future

Frank Diana works at TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) and he does a great job explaining digital transformation for his clients and the world at large. I have been reading his posts and studying his illustrations (see below for a collection) quite a bit in the past few years; and some of ...

Audio version of my keynote at eUnited dinner in Brussels, slide-deck download: exponential technological change and the digital manufacturing revolution

  This is the complete recording from the EUnited dinner debate at the Bibliotheque Solvay in Brussels, Dec 7, 2016 – thanks to EUnited for making this recording available. EUnited AISBL Dinner Debate and Competitiveness Review 7 December 2016 “The digital manufacturing revolution and what it means for the machinery & equipment business” eunited Brussels ...

New podcast: SAP Coffee-talk with Game Changers, hosted by Bonnie D. Graham, with Frank Diana, Gerd Leonhard, Timo Elliott

The Innovation Explosion: Replicating a Special Century? November 30, 2016 Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham [Download MP3] [itunes] [Bookmark Episode] Guest Information Frank Diana [View Guest Page >] Gerd Leonhard [View Guest Page >] Timo Elliott [View Guest Page >] Episode Description The buzz: “Impossible is not a fact. It is an opinion” (Muhammad Ali).A unique clustering of inventions in the century ...

My keynote at Microsoft DPK16 in Bremen: challenges and opportunities in digital transformation (in German language)

Just out!  Download the deck on my German blog.  Original posted video by MSFT (thanks for making this recording available)

My best slides from December 2016: technology and/with/versus humanity?

New deck from flickr !  Read the book now:) Download the PDF: future-challenge-opportunities-futurist-speaker-gerd-leonhard-technology-humanity-collect-public-dec2-2016  24MB

Update: complete video and presentation: Gerd Leonhard at the Smart Port Rotterdam Conference: the future in a nutshell

… as promised here are the slides !  More details about this event. 10-year-future-smartport-rotterdam-gerd-leonhard-futurist-public-low-res  20 MB PDF SmartPort will be hosting its first SmartPort Summit on 24 November 2016. This Summit, which will be held every 2 years is for the SmartPort Community; it will connect scientific knowledge to accelerate business. The ...

Complete video and slides: presentation at Swisscom Dialog 2016: digital transformation and the future, in German language

Because of the super-wide screen format, here is a video with my key slides, rather than the usual PDF. More on the event UPDATE:  Here is the video – extra wide screen format Google Drive Link  

NEW video and slide-deck from the Basware 2016 event in Helsinki: good enough is dead!

More about the event here Parrasvaloissa Gerd Leonhard : Key Note – Good enough is dead Yksi maailman arvostetuimmista futuristeista kääntää katseen tulevaisuuteen ja ravistelee ajatusmaailmaamme. Digital transformation: are you ready for exponential change? Update: Nov 22 2016: here is the video !!   good-enough-is-dead-basware-helsinki-futurist-gerd-leonhard-public-low  15MB PDF creative commons license

TV Interview on the future of technology, banking, digital ethics & humanity: Gerd Leonhard SIBOS 2016

Watch this pretty far-ranging interview, covering a lot of really important themes from my book and of course from The Future Show LIVE which premiered at SIBOS 2016 as well Experience the future like never before with this innovative event concept designed for challenging decision makers. Technology is changing our world exponentially ...


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