Category: Special Reports

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  

Mary Meeker's 2015 Internet Trends: great food for thought and a goldmine of intel

Every year, Mary Meeker delivers her masterpieces – the latest one is here. 2015 Internet Trends Report from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers   Here are some key moments and my comments: So true – we are going beyond software as means-to-an-end; now great software has to be an experience and egg-on ...

Download this new Osborne/Frey/Bakhshi report on creativity vs the robots and the future of work

Great stuff, here, found via the WSJ Bits blog Download here, directly: work osborn frey creativity_vs._robots_wv My related Twitter hashtags: #Workupation #Robotization #manmachine Some of the best graphs from the report Related video from The Future Show  

60-minute radio show on Swiss Radio SRF3 (in German) on future of privacy, internet and technology: «Technologie kennt keine Ethik»

Swiss Radio 3 (formerly DRS3) invited me to do a 1 hour radio show on the topic of privacy, digital addiction and the future of human-machine relationships as far culture and society is concerned. You can listen to it here, or download the MP3 here (dropbox) or here (own cloud ...

Gerd’s Guide to Disruption, Part 3: Transition Traumas, Brands with Purpose, Interdependence not Independence

Greetings everyone, this is part 3 of my ongoing series on disruptive trends and how they will impact our near-term future (i.e. the next 3-5 years). Part 1 is here, part 2 is here. If you enjoy these posts please feel free to share them anywhere you want – and/or ...

Gerd’s Guide to Disruption, Part 2: the cashless society, 3D printers and piracy, mobile devices as external brains …and more

So here is part 2 of my Guide to Disruption, continued from points 1-7 last week, here. Update: download the PDF with all 3 posts: Gerd’s Guide to Disruption 2013 Before I dive in, this is a key point to remember: because of global technology-fueled empowerment (hopefully not enslavement😉 and the ...

Gerd’s guide to disruption: the next 5 years (Part 1)

Greetings everyone, on the occassion of the launch of this new site I have decided to resume some more serious blogging activies, at least once every week. I kind of stopped doing this 3 years ago (due to too many speaking gigs and the rise of fast and easy content ...


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