Tag Archives: Futurist

Mike Walsh and Emma Reynolds Speaking at HR Conference in Hong Kong

Want to win top talents? Join the Employer Branding Conference on Sep 11, 2013, in Hong Kong to pick the brains of the top employer brands, as well as be inspired by our speakers Mike Walsh on “The 21st Century Workplace” and Emma Reynolds on how the HR and Marketing can join forces. Interested? Details: […]

Mike Walsh: "Design Your Company For the Future" Workshop in Hong Kong

Leading Futurist Mike Walsh will be conducting the professional workshop “Design Your Company For the Future” on Sep 12, 2013, in Hong Kong. What does it take to lead a 21st century company? New technology is not only an opportunity to improve productivity, it invites us to ask a much bigger question – can we […]

Mike Walsh On Technology Consumers Of The Future

Futurist Mike Walsh: “We should spend time trying to be like our children, rather than wanting them to be like us..” In the video below, Mike talks about modern offices, social networking in organizations and acceptance of technological innovations. Mike Walsh Mike Walsh, futurist speaker, author of Futuretainment and CEO of innovation research agency Tomorrow, […]

Robert Plant: Big Data Case Study (Tesco)

Robert Plant just published his recent Big Data Case Study on Tesco on www.bigdatarepublic.com website… Tesco is the world’s third-largest retailer in revenue ($96.8 billion), behind Wal-Mart ($466.1 billion) and Carrefour ($112.6 billion). Unlike the other mega retailers, it has the unique distinction of having a technologist as CEO. Tesco has understood the power of […]

Mike Walsh: "What Does It Take To Be A Futurist?"

Mike Walsh explains how to be a futurist: not by focusing on technology but on anthropology. Look at what consumers in emerging markets are doing. Understand the power of networks: not how consumers are connected to you but to each other. Walsh ends with his advice for media companies: collect data on what/who people are. […]

Robert Plant – Wall Street Journal's Leadership Expert

Robert Plant, Big Data expert, is now part of the Wall Street Journal’s Leadership Experts, a very prestigious group that includes former Prime Minister of Canada, CEOs and consultants such as Dominic Barton who is the Global Managing Director of McKinsey. Here are the links to his recent articles for Wall Street Journal: – Robert Plant: Multiple Internets […]

Mike Walsh: The Future of Office is Not A Building…

Mike Walsh, leading futurist, was interviewed by Sharon Simonson from The Registry on what is the future of offices. Mike says “The future of the office is not a building; it is an ecosystem”. From Mike’s recent interview: Managers will be expected to move seamlessly from one office node to the next, working for several months […]

Mike Walsh: Why Big Data Is About Making Better Decisions

Mike Walsh recently wrote on his blog about the use of big data in business. You can read below excerpts from the post. The best use of Big Data in your business is the one that gives you more clarity on the levers that really drive your performance and profitability. If you don’t want big […]

Futurist Mike Walsh about Styling, and his Wedding…

Congratulations to our most popular futurist speaker, Mike Walsh, on his forthcoming wedding!  See what Mike says about styling and his wedding @ Mr Porter… About Mike Walsh Mike Walsh, futurist speaker, author of Futuretainment and CEO of innovation research agency Tomorrow, helps to prepare business leaders for what’s next. Everything is changing. All the traditional […]

Anders Sorman-Nilsson – Digilogue: The Convergence of Digital and Analogue

Futurist Anders Sorman-Nilsson gives the best advice for retailers: combine the best of the digital and the analogue in your business. About Anders Sorman-Nilsson Anders 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, […]

Graeme Codrington – Values-based Selling to Different Generations

Dr Graeme Codrington, expert on the new world of work, held a keynote presentation to the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management in Coventry in 2011 on values-based selling to different generations. Here is the video from the presentation… About Dr Graeme Codrington Dr Graeme Codrington is an expert on the new world of work […]

Mike Walsh – How to Make Better Business Decisions with Big Data

Why big data is about making better business decisions? Mike Walsh answers this question in the video below. He says that the real issue with big data today  is knowing how to get value from it, from a business perspective. Mike gives as an example Alaska Airlines which, together with GE, used Kaggle to crowdsource […]

Graeme Codrington: Disruptive Changes in the Travel Industry

Dr Graeme Codrington, expert on the new world of work, shares his insights on disruptive changes facing the travel industry with his keynote presentation “Leading in a Changing World”, outlining three key reasons the world is changing, and three key responses that we need to make as individual leaders. Leading in a Changing World, Part […]

Graeme Codrington on the New Ways of Working

Dr Graeme Codrington, leading futurist and expert on the new world of work, shared his insights on the new ways of working… Here’s Graeme’s recent insights: And so business leaders looked around for new models of how to work. Most just made it up as they went along, and adapted their old structures to be workable […]

Mike Walsh: Think Big, Think New, Think Quick

Mike Walsh, our most in demand Futurist speaker urges us to think big, think new, and most importantly, think quick.  And here is why: Mike has devoted his career to being digital. He ran the market leading consumer insights house Jupiter Research in the Asia Pacific, and held senior strategy roles at News Corporation in […]

Mike Walsh: The Future of Meetings and Events…

Technology will not replace the role of physical meetings, if anything it will drive its acceleration as part of the essential infrastructure of the 21st century company. Leading Futurist, Mike Walsh, shares the  4 things any event organiser needs to know for the near future: Mike Walsh Mike has devoted his career to being digital. […]