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The Futurists: Living Futures with Brian Solis, Brett King, and Robert Tercek

The Futurists: Living Futures with Brian Solis, Brett King, and Robert Tercek

via The Futurists In this week’s show futurist, digital analyst and anthropologist, along with being a Global Innovation Evangelist for Salesforce, Brian Solis joins hosts Brett King and Robert Tercek to talk adapting to life in the future. As a renowned specialist on experience design, CX, digital transformation, and digital Darwinism, Brian discusses what it’s like to be a futurist at one of the worlds largest tech companies that is increasingly mission focused. And we get into the implications of…

Technology, Adaptation, and the Future of Employee Experience with Nathalie Nahai

Technology, Adaptation, and the Future of Employee Experience with Nathalie Nahai

My dear friend Nathalie Nahai invited me on her popular podcast, The Hive, to discuss her new book and the future of tech, resilience, and leadership. I’d like to share that conversation with you here. Today I speak with the inimitable Brian Solis, a world-renowned digital anthropologist and futurist. An award-winning author and global keynote speaker, Brian’s research, advisory and presentations humanise the relationship between disruptive innovation and its impact on institutions, markets and societies. He not only helps audiences…

The Next Web Conference Amsterdam: Foreseeing the future of the web

The Next Web Conference Amsterdam: Foreseeing the future of the web

by Mélody Deunier-Lisene, Voys Telecom, ITWeb, South Africa (excerpts published from original) Taking place every year in Amsterdam is The Next Web Conference, which gathers some of the world’s sharpest tech minds for an intense two days in June. Tim Berners-Lee, Natasha Chamuleau, Brian Solis, Edward Snowden, Meik Wiking and Mo Gawdat were among the over 200 speakers at the 2022 event. Mélody Deunier-Lisene from Voys South Africa went along to take a dizzying dive into the future of digital technology….

Top Futurist Keynote Speaker Brian Solis – The Future Happens to Us or Because of Us

Top Futurist Keynote Speaker Brian Solis – The Future Happens to Us or Because of Us

We’re living in a very disruptive time. Digital disruption is all around us. It’s happening to us and because of us. So my message today is really about a choice. You have a choice as to what role you want to play in the future of the digital economy. Do you want to shape it? Or do you want to be affected by it? It’s a matter of “adapt or die.” All of the disruptive technology that’s happening in the…

Salesforce Canada Explores the Future CMO with Seth Godin and Brian Solis

Salesforce Canada Explores the Future CMO with Seth Godin and Brian Solis

The Future CMO: Driving the Seamless Customer Experience, June 16 2021 – LINK The role of CMOs globally has been on a continuous path of transformation. The digital era has created new ways for businesses to connect with audiences on a deeper level, and in turn deliver more seamless, personalized customer experiences at scale. Today’s CMO is uniting brand, sales, commerce, service, and loyalty to own the end-to-end customer journey. Join Seth Godin, Brian Solis, and Canadian business leaders as they…

Introducing The Ideation Cycle – A Fun Framework for Marketing and Building Movement Around New Ideas

Introducing The Ideation Cycle – A Fun Framework for Marketing and Building Movement Around New Ideas

Everyone has ideas. What separates ideation from impact is action, community-building, and creating value. Ideas represent possibilities for alternate futures. Ideation stirs hope and forms pathways to change. But, the idea is just one part of transformation and innovation. It takes a village as they say. And the village must not only believe in the idea, but also believe in mission, the purpose, and the value they’ll experience as a result. In an era of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine…

WTF – What’s the Future of Travel and Tourism

WTF – What’s the Future of Travel and Tourism

In 2016, I was invited to speak at World Travel Market (WTM) in London. The book, X: The Experience When Business Meets Design, was brand new and perfect for the event. Why? Travel and tourism are experiential and as such, they are the epitome of experience businesses. The challenge however is what modern experiences do customers seek in an era of digital Darwinism? My goal at WTM was to help delegates see the present differently to then see the future…

Q&A: How to Boost Your Business Through Innovation in an Era of Global Disruption

Q&A: How to Boost Your Business Through Innovation in an Era of Global Disruption

In an earlier post, Emakina and I explored the depths what it takes for businesses to become “the light in times of darkness.” Following the event, we received additional questions that we deemed were worth follow up. So, we scheduled a second recording to address all that we could. We wanted to share the conversation with you here… Extra Q&A Session with Brian Solis Last June, Emakina organised a webinar with 8-time bestselling author and digital anthropologist Brian Solis to…

Retail Just Experienced Its Ctrl-Alt-Del Moment

Retail Just Experienced Its Ctrl-Alt-Del Moment

Denyse Drummond-Dunn explores the state and future of retail in Customer Think—features Brian Solis. Will the future of retail be without physical outlets? Brian Solis wrote a great article also in early 2017 on the “11 Trends Shaping The Future Of Retail” based on a presentation he wrote back in 2015! However, despite their age, I feel that they remain as true today as when he wrote it. He says that retail continues to suffer from what he calls the new “Kodak…

The Future Needs a Hero

The Future Needs a Hero

My friend Nick Davis leads innovation and customer experience at Reaching the Future Faster and faculty chair for corporate innovation at Singularity University. Late in 2019, Nick and I were talking about his upcoming book, “Future Ready: A Changemaker’s Guide to the Exponential Revolution.” When I read the draft, I immediately had an idea for a foreword. We agreed. My request was that I could share it here with upon release. Future Ready is a how-to guide for changemakers who are…

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