Tag: Future

Update: VIDEO and pdf with my slides. Agency Symposium in Hunter Valley (AUS): the future of advertising, marketing and agencies

More information on this event here.  Download the PDF: Future of Business Marketing Advertising Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard Public-web  8.5MB Dropbox version (same file). Dropbox high res version (34 MB PDF) NEW: the video is now available   The Future Of Business, Media And Advertising – The Next 5 Years The exponential progress in technology is ...

We need collective solutions to over-connectivity

We live in exciting times. From e-medicine to digital education, next-generation transport systems to smart grid solutions, the near future looks to be healthier, smarter, greener, less wasteful of natural and financial resources. But in the overwhelming commercial and governmental drive towards ubiquitous connectivity, the rush to develop, implement and monetize ...

Special Report with Stowe Boyd: Social TV and The Second Scree. Plus: Media Futures Collaboration with Stowe

I am happy to anounce the release of a special report that my colleague Stowe Boyd has recently written, Social TV and The Second Screen, developed cooperatively by his company 'Work Talk Research' and  The Futures Agency, as part of an ongoing series on the future of media. You can ...

New video: the future of business and the global shift to a networked society (HBR Poland Keynote)

This is the complete (approx 80 minutes) video of my keynote at the HBR Poland conference in Warszawa March 16 2012. The slides are sometimes a bit hard to see as the video zooms back and forth so if desired you can download the complete PDF (high-res, 26MB) with my ...

Businesses to enter a new era of decentralisation (says Ricoh study, and I agree)

Absolutely agreed. This is a huge powershift. Get ready to be disrupted. Read more here. "London, 16 February 2012 – New figures from a study sponsored by Ricoh show that by 2020 the impact of new technology in the workplace will force businesses into a new era of decentralisation. The research ...

An important meme that cuts across many industries: from Ownership to Access

This is a crucial meme for the next 3-5 years, and one I have written about many times (influenced, among many others, by the great Kevin Kelly – just watch this video), see: The browser is the new iPod Content 2.0: free vs paid Shaping the networked society (video) The future of music publishing ...

Audio podcast of Radio New Zealand interview with Futurist Gerd Leonhard: the opportunities and friction of ultra-fast broadband (and the future of paid content)

This short interview on my last trip to Auckland was fun – check it out. The interviewer is Kathryn Ryan (and she really knows her stuff!). Thanks for having me, Kathryn. Ntn-Gerd Leonhard Interview Radio New Zealand From Nine To Noon on Tuesday 21 ...

What Does Technology Look Like in an Age of Abundance? | Peter Diamantis

Some good thinking here, below. But still, I wonder if 'exponential growth' is really what we need, going forward, and this is precisely the kind of operating paradigm that worries me about the singularity movement. Any thoughts, anyone? What Does Technology Look Like in an Age of Abundance? | Endless Innovation ...

Deloitte TMT predictions 2012 (nice resource, and video)

Just got this via Stowe Boyd, TFA's new chief curator.  Deloitte: what makes TMT Predictions special and different than other predictions or trends reports? What is Deloitte predicting will be big trends in technology, media, and telecommunications for 2012? Download predictions, listen to podcasts, take a poll, watch videos, and ...

Meet me in Geneva on October 26th: Visions of a Networked Future at ITU Telecom World

This ITU’s Quickfire Storytelling session brings together some of the world’s leading futurists to share bold ideas and conflicting predictions of how the world might look in 10 years’ time.  -> October 26, 2011, Palexpo, Geneva, starting 16h, Storytelling Session #2 F17 The adoption of connected technologies ...

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