The world of business is changing, here is what you need to know.
After 2 years and almost 100 editions of Business Unusual some of the disruptive technologies that have been profiled have either become mainstream like Uber, Facebook and Amazon or hit the skids, Theranos and Fitbit.
Psychological principles like bias, the half-life of facts, social protests and our use of language. Should we say please to machines and the end of the keyboard and significant changes to how we communicate.
We looked into the future and our return to space, how cities will be affected by automation and the spectre of cyberwar or robots with the ability to use lethal force or perhaps it will be digital weapons that keep us safe.
We looked at the factors that make disruptive business succeed and looked at how they can fail.
And we have only just begun. The future may seem uncertain and issues like climate change suggest that not only can we not continue with business as usual, we need to explore and embrace business unusual.
Despite being one of the few animals that think about the future, we don’t think far enoughRead More
While it may feel things are getting worse they are starting to get betterRead More
We are curious, innovative and greedy.Read More
The most recent example is China’s new security law introduced into Hong Kong.Read More
Using profit to solve health issues does not work in a pandemic, perhaps at all.Read More
What happens when everyone has access to such powerful toolsRead More
Deceased estates could help more than just surviving family membersRead More
By 2050 there might be more plastic than fish in the seaRead More
Only 54% of South Africans had a bank account in 2004, the goal is to make that 90% by 2030, where are we now.Read More