Energy Update

Energy Update: Since November 2017, oil prices have shifted upwards. The short-term, forward look contains a lot of uncertainties with long-term effects. Click to see the full forecast.

Trade War?

We interrupt our normal future focus to highlight the fears of a global trade war that are rattling stock markets around the world after President Trump threatened to impose tariffs on China and Xi threatened to respond in kind. Read on to see a partial report from our robot Athena, on key issues surrounding the…

Future Retailing

Retailers everywhere can expect intense competition on all fronts during the next decade. Read on to see a partial report from our robot, Athena, on the key occurrences, and use our AI and systems thinking to develop your response. Contact us to see how and to ask for a full research report (~50 pages) on…

Future of Blockchain

This was by far the most searched on topic by our members this week so here is our robot Athena’s overview. Blockchain is forecasted to be the next transformative technology by the World Economic Forum, European Parliament, IBM and Barclays. Read on to see where Athena thinks we will see Blockchain transform sectors and services.…

Organizational Futures

Athena has uncovered a trend that is permeating the everyday thinking of governments and for and not-for-profits; how to organize amid rapid change? This question is fuelled by rapid geopolitical shifts, technological change and emerging global opportunities. Read how Athena thinks organizations and the future are likely to change and contact us if you need…

Future of DIKW

Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom (DIKW) is changing rapidly. We are increasingly seeing a data and information explosion that is causing leading organisations in the content space to find aggregated solutions that summarise what is known into knowledge systems and ultimately that can produce wisdom through machine learning. Read on to discover the latest state…

Forecasts for 2018

Athena has found that technological change dominates pundits and experts’ forecasts for 2018. Read on to discover where they see what’s coming next and join the party or take mitigating action before its too late. What is changing? year 2018 will be the year that Artificial Intelligence comes of age in cybersecurity terms. Next year,…