Shaping Tomorrow & Plectica

Better Visualize Your Future

Shaping Tomorrow is currently exploring a partnership with Plectica, a provider of visual mapping software. We expect the partnership to help people and organizations visualize foresight concepts, define relationships, and organize relevant futures content to achieve a deeper understanding of simple and complex systems. You are invited to explore this combination of Shaping Tomorrow content with Plectica concept…

Productive Futures

Persistently weak productivity gains in coming years could lead to a further slowdown in potential global growth amid rising demographic pressures and despite rapid technological advances. Read on to discover the forecasts our robot, Athena, has found on future productivity. See where your own opportunities and risks lie in increasing your organization’s efficiency. To see…

North Korean Crisis

The risks of a military conflict with North Korea is growing day by day. How might the US react and how is your organization taking steps to avoid the worst fallouts from a possible war? Read on to get a comprehensive situation report from our robot, Athena, and her analysis of Donald Trump’s possible options.…

Virtual Futures

Worldwide spending on items such as virtual reality headsets and games is forecast to double every year until 2021. Athena’s extracted forecasts below suggest that many workers and consumers alike will be demanding virtual tools within the next 8 years. What is changing? headset VR enables a user to move through a virtual 3D world…

Geopolitical Threats

Right now, the world economy is seemingly stable. Sentiment could shift rapidly if a clear and present geopolitical event, caused by a paucity of international leadership and diplomacy shocks the markets. This, coupled with the high-risk combination of record debt, low growth, and limited scope for action, could see the global economy spiral into a new…

Future Payments

Our robot, Athena, finds that the global value of mobile and wearable contactless payments will reach $95 billion annually by 2018, and that by 2020, mobile payments will become the preferred method for both consumers and merchants. The payments market could be disrupted by then with too many players, too many laggards and growing cyber-security…

Asian Futures

The Asia-Pacific region is the world’s fastest growing market. It has registered the CAGR of more than 8% and is expected to grow by 9.5% in the forecasted period. Read on to discover Athena, our robot’s, findings on some of the opportunities and risks facing the region and take action accordingly. What is changing? Region…