As we head into the Southern spring I’ve been continuing to keep busy with client engagements, including a recent trip to Bangkok to talk about strategies for emerging technologies, helping a major insurer look at the future of life insurance, and working with a financial services company to help their staff understand how they and their roles will need to become more human as machine capabilities rise. As this newsletter goes out I am flying to Lisbon to give a keynote on a societal and business macro-view of the food of the future.
Over the last 7 days I have done the keynote at the Oracle Impact conferences in Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland on the topic of Technology Leadership in an Accelerating World. The events were centered around emerging technologies, particularly AI, IoT and Blockchain, and how these can be applied in a business environment. The central theme […]
Here is – finally – the second episode of my vlog, on the critical topic of optimism. More episodes coming soon! Here is the transcript: I believe that the ONLY way we can create a better future is to be optimistic. And I also believe that optimism is a choice. So let’s define our terms […]
Last week I spoke at a very interesting event ‘Should We Turn Over Decision-Making To Robots?‘. It was the first of a series of discussion organised by WWF‘s Panda Labs, delving into the ethics and positive potential of emerging technologies.