Anders Sörman-Nilsson, futurist, shares his insights on Singularity:
According to TIME Magazine singularity is when Machine power will surpass brainpower equivalent to that all of human brains combined.
As we get closer to singularity we will see an increasing convergence of the analogue and digital world.
In order to keep up with today’s exponential change we need to start thinking exponentially. The exponential force is disruptive and increasing the speed of change for old business models, but at the same it’s possbile for organisations to adapt and innovate. Companies and business leaders need to do the following three things in order to succeed in today’s digital economy:
- Accurately spot the oncoming trends
- Get a feel for the underlying currents driving disruption
- Position themselves in a way that gives them an advantage in the tidal shift
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Anders Sörman-Nilsson is a Swedish-Australian reformed lawyer and the founder and creative director of the Sydney and Stockholm based research company — Thinque.
His unique global perspectives have been helping leaders, teams, and business owners in the USA, Europe, Asia and Australia make sense of and harness disruptive trends in innovations, generations and communications. His misfit insights have recently been manifested in his book Thinque Funky: Upgrade Your Thinking and amplified by endorsements via AFR Boss Magazine, Wired (UK), and Monocle.
He has advised and spoken to senior leaders and teams across 4 continents, and executed successful organisational change programs across cultural and linguistic barriers. He works with organisations like Cisco, IBM, Lilly, Randstad, SAP and AXA.