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Framework: The role of Humans in the Future of Work

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Yesterday I gave the keynote on Creating the Future of Work at The End of Nine to Five. Click on the image to see full size.

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Timeline of Emerging Science and Technology: A visual framework

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Since Richard has moved back to London we’ve collaborated less on frameworks, however Richard has continued to do some marvellous work.

Our future depends on the humanization of work

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One of the reasons that my focus is increasingly shifting to the future of work is that it is in fact a large part of the future of humanity.

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The immense role of national and ethnic diaspora in driving global innovation

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Innovation always stems from diverse connections between ideas and people. Source : The Economist. Second, they foster trust.

Timeframes for the future of work: trends and uncertainties in this decade and beyond

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I recently ran an internal workshop on the future of work for a large company. Click on the image to download the full framework. Enterprise 2.0

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Why children (and adults) need to be on social media or get left behind

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Yesterday the West Australian newspaper began a five-part series on children and social media, beginning with a feature article introducing the topic.

As more jobs are automated, how many of us will still have productive work?

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There has been a lot of press the last few days about a paper The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerisation?

Ranking and comparing the world’s top 20 startup hubs

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Earlier this year I wrote about the top 25 startup hubs in the world as ranked by the Startup Genome project. It makes for interesting reading. Boston.

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Insights into the levers of innovation in 40 major cities globally

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Each of these factors can be mapped on their importance to entrepreneurs, but also on the ability of cities to influence them.

Reality check: intelligence agencies have been using social network analysis since the 1990s

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There is a big hubbub today over a New York Times article N.S.A. Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. Citizens.

The 7 characteristics of powerful visions for effective leadership

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‘Visionary leadership’ is one of the phrases most bandied about these days, yet it is almost always an aspiration rather than a description. Aligned.

Launching new framework: The Future of Work

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I have been working with one of the world’s largest private companies, which is engaged in a strategy project looking at the future out to 2025.

The future of healthcare: big data, tele-health, community care and more

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During Australian Healthcare Week on March 15-17, I will be delivering two keynotes on the future of healthcare, at the Health Facilities Design & Development conference and the Healthcare Efficiency Through Technology conference. draws on an interview with me to explore this space. Because data sharing won’t happen by itself.

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Concept video: The Future of Work

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However the static visual can be hard to interpret on its own, so we have now created a short video that delves into and narrates the framework.

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The future of offices: facilitating interaction and making work fun

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Last week I was interviewed on the Daily Edition TV program about the future of offices. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

Parallel entrepreneurship goes mainstream

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loved that it generated and developed its own projects rather than looking outside for ideas. They remain company builders.

12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

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Towards the end of each year I share some thoughts on what awaits in the year ahead. 2012: 12 Themes. View more presentations from rossdawson.

Building richer mental models is the heart of strategy – the role of scenario planning

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Strategy is an intrinsically human task. The following video is one of a series of 7 videos that captured the entire keynote. Scenarios Uncategorized

MIT global study on social business: Executives increasingly understand the value and success drivers

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Below the slides of the report I have selected several of the interesting slides with brief commentary. – Survey Questions and Answers.

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Do you have the passion of the explorer? If you do, what kind of employer could attract you away from entrepreneurship?

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Today the ever-inspiring John Hagel spoke in Sydney today about passion at work as part of AMP’s Amplify series , organized by Annalie Killian.

The democratization of creativity: the most important aspect is greater human expression

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It’s embedded below, well worth taking the time to watch. The starting point is that creativity is being democratized by technology.

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How to make money from crowdsourcing: A framework for Crowd Business Models

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I think one of the most valuable aspects of our newly-launched book Getting Results From Crowds is the analysis of Crowd Business Models.

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Report: The Future of Digital Australia in 2025 and what Australians think

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Click on the report cover image left to download the report. The results of the survey are in the video below. There are some fascinating insights.

Emerging markets professionals are at the vanguard of the future of professional work

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The report uncovers a number of very interesting insights into professionals and professional work.

Six compelling reasons we should have driverless cars

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Yesterday morning I was interviewed on Channel 9 Mornings about driverless cars. You can view the segment by clicking on the image below.

Latest global comparison of household Internet speeds

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The speed at which we can access the internet is important. selection of the data is shown below. However there is vast variation between countries.

How technology is enabling the humanity of organizations

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The full transcript of the interview is available on our new publication CIO of the Future. think social media is just one aspect of that.

Value polarization and transcending job commoditization: Expertise, Relationships, Innovation

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Yesterday I released a first version of my Future of Work framework. Click on the image to download the full framework. RELATIONSHIPS. INNOVATION.

Social networks and engineering serendipity in the workplace

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After introducing what Yahoo! The University of Chicago sociologist Ronald S. Serendipity has long been a key interest of mine.

The Internet of things will dwarf the Internet of people

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An amazing statistic is that by end of 2011, 20 typical households will generate more Internet traffic than the entire Internet in 2008.

Which countries have the most Twitter users per capita?

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Recently web monitoring firm Semiocast published a list of the top 20 countries in number of Twitter accounts. Social media Social networks Twitter

Why it matters that networks in organizations and social systems are shifting to power-law distributions

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Given the context, I was able to delve a little deeper into the issues than I would for most audiences. There are many network topologies.

SWITCH festival shows the power and potential of cross-industry collaboration

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I first met Mark Zawacki when I did the opening keynote at the ANZA Technology Conference in Silicon Valley in 2004, and Mark was also a speaker at the event. Mark has since founded the highly-regarded corporate accelerator 650Labs , which helps leading global corporates to drive innovation.

The need for innovation across boundaries and the power of big data analytics

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One of the interesting insights from the study was on what executives believe their organizations can best do to foster innovation.

15 theses about the future of the Internet and how we can shape it positively

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PewResearch Internet Project has just released a report on Digital Life in 2025 based on expert interviews. Advice: Make good choices today.

Tablet computers as seen from 1994

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The rise of news on tablets such as the iPad is one of the defining themes of our times. Some things they got absolutely right.

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The new layer of the economy enabled by M2M payments in the Internet of Things

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Last week I gave a keynote on The Future of Banking to a group of the most senior risk leaders in a major bank, sharing some provocative ideas on how the banking landscape may change in the years to come. One of the ideas I shared briefly was on how micro-payments between connected devices could enable an entirely new layer of the economy.

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The future of academic certification: universities, MOOCs, aggregators, and peer reputation

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The audience was an invitation-only group of the most senior accounting academics and industry practitioners in the country. Networking.

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Why your networks and collaboration are at the heart of the value you create

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Here are some excerpts from the article, which provide a neat summary of some of my thinking on the space. Firstly, it’s not.

The role of the futurist as leader

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When I was in Amsterdam recently for client engagements I also gave a keynote to the Dutch Future Society about the role of the futurist.