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Mark van Rijmenam: How to Thrive in an Exponential World

Mark van Rijmenam delivered his keynote speech ‘The Collaboration Era – How to Thrive in an Exponential World’ at the Fujitsu Distinguished Engineers Conference. Jim Millen wrote highlights from Mark’s keynote in an article for Fujitsu:      Organisations move at the pace of technological change, which is now extremely fast. This means that it’s not enough to .. read more

Sara Watson Discussed Whether the Drive for Innovation Degrades our Humanity

Sara Watson, Singapore-based technology critic joined a recent panel discussion with author Noam Cohen, and technology journalist Christina Couch, to discuss the rise of Silicon Valley and whether the drive for innovation degrades our humanity. Sara Watson is a technology critic, an affiliate with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, a .. read more

Rachel Botsman: The Great Trust Shift

From government to business, banks to the media, it would seem that public trust in our institutions is at an all-time low. And yet this isn’t an age of distrust – far from it. Rachel Botsman, author of Who Can You Trust? , debated whether we are moving to a new era, in which we trust institutions .. read more

Innovators to Inspire your Team on Creativity and Innovation

In business today, creativity and innovation is crucial for organisations to stay ahead of the game. Engage innovators who are constantly challenging the norm and creating new products and services to inspire your team to become more innovative! Cesar Harada: French-Japanese Inventor, Environmentalist and Entrepreneur Jordan Nguyen: Biomedical engineer, inventor and founder of Psykinetic Dhairya Dand: award .. read more

Scott Bales : Is Fear Holding Back Innovation?

One of the key barriers to innovation is fear. Fear of acceptance, viability, rules, and the list goes on. How do we overcome it? Futurist Scott Bales shares his insights. Scott Bales is a man on a mission to transform mainstream thought processing around conventional business practices. He is the global leader on Innovation, Design & Mobility .. read more

Cesar Harada: Technology is a part of human nature

Hong Kong-based environmentalist, inventor and entrepreneur Cesar Harada believes that letting people have access to technology, and tools, can help them improve their lives. In this video below, Cesar explains how, with his MakerBay, it is possible to do that. “How can we democratize the means of invention so that we can all contribute the nature and .. read more

Chris Riddell: What will the world look like in 2050?

Futurist Chris Riddell was interviewed by Channel 7 in Australia and they talked about the tech trends and patterns that will define and shape our world in the year 2050. AR, VR, AI, flying taxis, relationship with robots are all on their way….watch the video below to find out what else is coming up in tech: .. read more

Azran Osman-Rani – Courage: Action Under Uncertainty

A successful entrepreneur and triathlete like Azran Osman-Rani knows for sure that risk-taking is a big part of business and life as a whole. He believes that “Courage is that one vital ingredient that often time separates great people who take that risk from the others who are just stepping back, observing and being paralyzed with .. read more

Anders Sorman-Nilsson on Digital Disruption

Anders Sorman-Nilsson‘s unique global perspectives can sometimes be tagged as ‘misfits’ but they’re precisely what has been helping leaders, teams, and business owners in the USA, Europe, Asia and Australia make sense of disruptive trends. Digital Disruption has been impacting every industry, from retail to financial services to professional services, leading to industry convergence and new .. read more

Dhairya Dand: Where to find disruptive ideas

Dhairya Dand, award-winning researcher, inventor and futurist technologist believes that human well-being can be achieved by an interaction of mindful design, innovative engineering, and radical paradigms. In the video below, Dhairya shares insights on where disruptive ideas can be found. What does disruption mean to you? Would you rather say it’s a disturbance or problems that .. read more