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WTF: What’s the Future Podcast – When it Comes to Safety and Security, Robots and People Become Co-workers with Travis Deyl‪e‬

WTF: What’s the Future Podcast – When it Comes to Safety and Security, Robots and People Become Co-workers with Travis Deyl‪e‬

In episode 4 of WTF: What’s the Future, my friend Dr. Travis Deyle, CEO and Co-Founder of Cobalt Robotics joins me to explore the real world of robotics entering in the workforce. What comes to mind when you think of a safety and security robot? Terminator? RoboCop? In reality, we should be thinking more along the lines of WALL-E. That’s how Travis Deyle, co-founder and CEO of Cobalt Robotics, encourages us to think about robots in the world. In the latest episode…

The Future of Work: Digital, Human and Connected

The Future of Work: Digital, Human and Connected

As the world begins to reopen, Salesforce executives share how it is approaching the future of the office, the technology that facilitates hybrid work, and how putting employees at the center of the equation will create success from anywhere. While many employees now enjoy the flexibility of working from anywhere, many also crave face-to-face connection. Hallway conversations, coffee breaks, and team happy hours are happening virtually. And with the employees’ primary hub for connection – the office – not yet…

Managing Machine Identities in an Era of Digital Darwinism and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Managing Machine Identities in an Era of Digital Darwinism and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Digital Darwinism is accelerating because of the 4th Industrial Revolution. We’re witnessing the “rise of the machines” and also the “rise of the machine identity crisis.” IoT, IIoT, 5G, AI, automation, mobility (work from anywhere), field services, edge computing, will in their own way empower a new generation of connected businesses to engage customers, work everywhere, unlock new applications, and scale in ways that are both unimaginable and also open to imagination. Combined, everything sets the stage for disruption and…

WTF: What’s the Future Podcast – The One Thing You MUST Do to Drive Your Disruption Strategy with Charlene Li

WTF: What’s the Future Podcast – The One Thing You MUST Do to Drive Your Disruption Strategy with Charlene Li

In episode 3 of WTF: What’s the Future, I spent time with someone who has had a profound impact on my life, Charlene Li. For those who don’t know, Charlene was my partner and mentor at Altimeter Group for nine years. Together, we helped pioneer research for traditional and also startup businesses to thrive in an era of digital Darwinism. Long before we were partners, she was a big inspiration in her work at Forrester and with her book, co-authored with…

Futurist and digital anthropologist Brian Solis helps Greater Akron Chamber look ahead

Futurist and digital anthropologist Brian Solis helps Greater Akron Chamber look ahead

Article via Akron Beacon Journal, Jim Mackinnon The 2021 Greater Akron Chamber’s annual meeting explored how it had to change and transform to serve its members and the community during the pandemic, much of the program involved looking ahead, not back. And that’s in large part where keynote speaker Brian Solis figured in. Solis is a futurist, “digital anthropologist” who looks at how consumer behavior has evolved, book author, digital entrepreneur and frequent invited speaker who in 2020 was named the Global Innovation Evangelist…

If Digital Distraction Inhibits Creative Flow and Happiness Correlates Directly to Creativity, What Will You Do Differently Tomorrow?

If Digital Distraction Inhibits Creative Flow and Happiness Correlates Directly to Creativity, What Will You Do Differently Tomorrow?

Via GetAbstract… Looking to find balance? Looking for direction? Looking for meaning? It’s time to scale your life in this crazy world? GetAbstract has the summary to help you LifeSCALE! Get the key insights in just 10 minutes. Your time and attention have never been more valuable. Tech companies vie for your attention and trade it as a commodity (have you seen Social Dilemma on Netflix?). They lure you into increasing your time on their platforms, and exploit neuroscientific discoveries…

Digitaal antropoloog Brian Solis: “Bedrijven moeten zich nú klaarstomen voor Generation N” [Video in English]

Digitaal antropoloog Brian Solis: “Bedrijven moeten zich nú klaarstomen voor Generation N” [Video in English]

By Magali De Reu, Bloovi Brian Solis is naast bestseller-auteur misschien wel dé autoriteit op vlak van marketing en sociale media. Als ‘digitaal antropoloog’ houdt de Amerikaan voortdurend de vinger aan de pols over de maatschappelijke verschuivingen die op ons afkomen. In een nieuwe Techmag episode geeft hij een blik op de toekomstige trends in het digitale landschap, en hoe bedrijven zich kunnen voorbereiden op het nieuwe normaal. Business as (un)usual zonder leiderschap Wanneer ik Brian Solis – in het…

WTF: What’s the Future Podcast – 5 Destructive Personas That Are Killing Your Creativity with Chase Jarvis

WTF: What’s the Future Podcast – 5 Destructive Personas That Are Killing Your Creativity with Chase Jarvis

In episode 2 of WTF: What’s the Future, I get to spend time with another dear friend, Chase Jarvis. In my mind, Chase is one of the most creative and inspiring artists of the digital economy. We’ve also had some of the most soulful conversations of my life all around the world. I’m proud to know him. Chase joined me on WTF to discuss his latest book, Creative Calling: Establish a Daily Practice, Infuse Your World with Meaning, and Succeed…

The Digital Transformation of Mindsets to Drive Exponential Innovation in the Novel Economy

The Digital Transformation of Mindsets to Drive Exponential Innovation in the Novel Economy

Dr. Mik Kersten is someone I only recently met, but I’ve quickly grown fond of his thinking and work. In 2020, we organized an event together, “Transitioning from Project to Product to Thrive in the New Normal.” Our initial conversation led to an exploration of new possibilities in digital transformation in a time of global crisis, an era I called the “Novel Economy.” Then earlier this year, Dr. Mik and I hosted an executive roundtable that focused on strategy planning and…

Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing Will Change our World Completely

Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing Will Change our World Completely

It was just 14 months since I was in Mumbai. Seems like a lifetime ago already. At NASSCOM, I had the opportunity to present on #quantumcomputing and also separately on the importance of human-centered design in technology. It was truly an amazing event. Before I left, Suresh Venkat invited me to a video conversation about tech and humanity. I wanted to share a clip with you. I’m definitely going to spend more time on this subject over the coming year….

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