Strategic Futurists; Value Systems Specialists

Events

Ahead for the Year

Thursday 21 December 2017

Each year I try to estimate what the year ahead will be focused on. Normally I'm two or three years ahead of when it happens :-) This year though I suspect I'm a little closer and so I'm suggesting that 2018 will be

The year of Blockchain awareness.

Sure, not sexy by way of a title. And I think the focus is right - it will NOT be about crypto-currencies (though they too will continue to take up much space) nbut WILL be about how the Blockchain itself (the very cool TMI part of this whole development) is fiunally understood for what it offers.

Cryptocurrencies were just the first to jump on board the idea of a distributed ledger and have attracted the 'get rich quick' players and along with it, much hype and media attention. But 'provenance' of food stuffs like wines or meats, is one HUGE area that SHOULD be tapping into what a #Blockchain offers

And there's also one massive area - digital books and digital music. When you #Blockchain digital items you can loan a product tomsomeone else but then no longer hold it or access it yourself until it is returned to you. That hasn't been doable in the digital world.

#Blockchain makes that a possibility and with it, the evolution of the digital space


See more events...

Keep informed - Sign up

Look ahead for your business - sign up for your exclusive updates.
name

email address

Events

2019 The International Year of the Cooperative
Monday 31 December 2018
Every year I aim to identify what I think a major focus of the upcoming year will be and in that light I'm declaring 2019 the International Year of the Cooperative. I'm prompted by a multitude of signals that my daily research has uncovered, many of which will be familiar to you -
Read more...
Can the United States Survive the Childish Tantrums of an Incompetent President?
Monday 24 December 2018
Here we are with the last posting of the year looking at the potential for wide ranging strategy for a country like the United States. Arguably the United States is undergoing its own version of #Brexit though without the vote of the people. Instead the dictatorial nature of what I see as an incompetent strategic leader is unilaterally withdrawing the USA from its long standing and beneficial partnerships with the rest of the world.
Read more...
When will the next Federal Election be held in Australia?
Tuesday 4 December 2018
I'm reluctant to make predictions but am getting a few calls so: My tip is on a March 2019 election - the 9th or 16th
Read more...