Slideshare Features Brian Solis’ LeWeb 2013 Presentation

As LeWeb™, one of Europe’s biggest tech conferences, celebrated its 10th anniversary in Paris this week, attendees and speakers took a look ahead at the next decade. What are the new trends and technology that will revolutionize the way we work and live? Who will be the new pioneers of innovation?

The rising power of the consumer (both as individuals and groups), new currencies and payment systems, wearable technology and the “quantified self” were all topics discussed. Take a closer look at what some of LeWeb’s speakers predict for the next 10 years:

Disrupt, Don’t Innovate

Altimeter analyst Brian Solis challenges the notion that we must always be innovating. Instead, he tells people to focus on disruption. What’s the difference between the two? Innovation is only the first step to introducing something new; disruption, on the other hand, changes behavior, he says.

Although this isn’t the official copy of his presentation, Cyrille Chaudoit snapped images of key slides and recreated it to share online.

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ABOUT ME

Brian Solis is a digital analyst, anthropologist, and also a futurist. In his work at Altimeter Group, Solis studies the effects of disruptive technology on business and society. He is an avid keynote speaker and award-winning author who is globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders in digital transformation.

His most recent book, What's the Future of Business: Changing the Way Businesses Create Experiences (WTF), explores the landscape of connected consumerism and how business and customer relationships unfold in four distinct moments of truth. His previous book, The End of Business as Usual, explores the emergence of Generation-C, a new generation of customers and employees and how businesses must adapt to reach them. In 2009, Solis released Engage, which is regarded as the industry reference guide for businesses to market, sell and service in the social web.

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