Framework: The role of Humans in the Future of Work
JUNE 3, 2016
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.
Timeline of Emerging Science and Technology: A visual framework
DECEMBER 5, 2014
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
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
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.
The immense role of national and ethnic diaspora in driving global innovation
JULY 7, 2013
Innovation always stems from diverse connections between ideas and people. Source : The Economist. Second, they foster trust.
New framework: 2013 and beyond – What will appear and disappear in our lives
DECEMBER 17, 2012
As a futurist, the end of the year means it is once again time to release a structured look at the future. Augmented reality glasses. Thought control.
Insights into the levers of innovation in 40 major cities globally
JULY 12, 2015
Each of these factors can be mapped on their importance to entrepreneurs, but also on the ability of cities to influence them.
Ranking and comparing the world’s top 20 startup hubs
NOVEMBER 22, 2012
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.
Launching new framework: The Future of Work
SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
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 7 characteristics of powerful visions for effective leadership
MARCH 12, 2013
‘Visionary leadership’ is one of the phrases most bandied about these days, yet it is almost always an aspiration rather than a description. Aligned.
12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead
DECEMBER 4, 2011
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.
MIT global study on social business: Executives increasingly understand the value and success drivers
JUNE 1, 2012
Below the slides of the report I have selected several of the interesting slides with brief commentary. – Survey Questions and Answers.
As more jobs are automated, how many of us will still have productive work?
OCTOBER 8, 2013
There has been a lot of press the last few days about a paper The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerisation?
Why children (and adults) need to be on social media or get left behind
JANUARY 21, 2014
Yesterday the West Australian newspaper began a five-part series on children and social media, beginning with a feature article introducing the topic.
Reality check: intelligence agencies have been using social network analysis since the 1990s
SEPTEMBER 28, 2013
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 evolution of the CIO – the transformation of the role of the Chief Information Officer
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
In the podcast Mark asked me to delve into the details of my Future of the CIO framework , shown below. Cloud Enterprise 2.0
How to make money from crowdsourcing: A framework for Crowd Business Models
DECEMBER 12, 2011
I think one of the most valuable aspects of our newly-launched book Getting Results From Crowds is the analysis of Crowd Business Models.
The future of offices: facilitating interaction and making work fun
JULY 15, 2014
Last week I was interviewed on the Daily Edition TV program about the future of offices. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0
Value polarization and transcending job commoditization: Expertise, Relationships, Innovation
SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
Yesterday I released a first version of my Future of Work framework. Click on the image to download the full framework. RELATIONSHIPS. INNOVATION.
The democratization of creativity: the most important aspect is greater human expression
JULY 17, 2013
It’s embedded below, well worth taking the time to watch. The starting point is that creativity is being democratized by technology.
Concept video: The Future of Work
AUGUST 4, 2014
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.
Report: The Future of Digital Australia in 2025 and what Australians think
JUNE 1, 2014
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.
Do you have the passion of the explorer? If you do, what kind of employer could attract you away from entrepreneurship?
FEBRUARY 14, 2014
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.
Collaboration and activation: the nub of the merger of physical and digital retail
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Last week I visited Melbourne Spring Fashion Week as a guest of IBM and the City of Melbourne. All shopping is becoming social.
The future of healthcare: big data, tele-health, community care and more
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
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.
Which countries have the most Twitter users per capita?
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Recently web monitoring firm Semiocast published a list of the top 20 countries in number of Twitter accounts. Social media Social networks Twitter
Fantastic international comparative data on media, social media, and mobile
DECEMBER 14, 2011
Last year I covered some of Ofcom’s report on key trends on communication and media usage. Australia is just ahead on tablet usage.
Emerging markets professionals are at the vanguard of the future of professional work
AUGUST 6, 2013
The report uncovers a number of very interesting insights into professionals and professional work.
Why do you curate? The 3 intents of curation and how they create value
JUNE 19, 2012
I was recently in Rome for 24 hours to run a workshop for the senior technology executives of a global Fortune 50 company.
The global state of the mobile industry
OCTOBER 22, 2011
Summit , providing an unparalleled compilation of research about the global internet industry. KPCB Internet Trends (2011).
The Internet of things will dwarf the Internet of people
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
An amazing statistic is that by end of 2011, 20 typical households will generate more Internet traffic than the entire Internet in 2008.
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
However this is often difficult in large, complex organizations. Source : IBM Creative Leadership Report. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0
How technology is enabling the humanity of organizations
OCTOBER 9, 2013
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.
Tablet computers as seen from 1994
APRIL 27, 2011
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.
The need for innovation across boundaries and the power of big data analytics
APRIL 23, 2015
One of the interesting insights from the study was on what executives believe their organizations can best do to foster innovation.
The role of the futurist as leader
OCTOBER 14, 2013
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.
Social networks and engineering serendipity in the workplace
APRIL 5, 2013
After introducing what Yahoo! The University of Chicago sociologist Ronald S. Serendipity has long been a key interest of mine.
Top 10 posts on the future of media
JANUARY 9, 2012
Another quick selection of my most popular posts from 2011, this time on the topic of the future of media: 1. Predictions for media industry in 2011.
Latest global comparison of household Internet speeds
NOVEMBER 27, 2013
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.
Building richer mental models is the heart of strategy – the role of scenario planning
MARCH 24, 2015
Strategy is an intrinsically human task. The following video is one of a series of 7 videos that captured the entire keynote. Scenarios Uncategorized
The new layer of the economy enabled by M2M payments in the Internet of Things
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
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.