Before the industrialization manufacturing was a cottage industry pursued at home. Once the flying shuttle, the Spinning Jenny and other machines were invented manufacturing moved out of the homes and in to factories. And since then, most of what we do, we do in factories. This however might not remain the case by mid-century. Since… Continue reading 3D Printing–Is the way we make things set for a revolution?
There is a sense of profound change in the air in companies we work with. This is especially true for the large banks and other companies active in B2C. The rapidly changing consumer technology world, along with a move to web based services and clouds, is fundamentally changing how business gets done. Most of us… Continue reading Future impact of disruptive technologies
The 2u founder Jeremy Johnson may be on to something. Recently voted as one of the 30 most innovative, entrepreneurial and disruptive forces under the age of 30, he has quietly started an online revolution for higher education. Partnering up with renowned universities such as American University, Duke, and the University of Southern California, you… Continue reading Innovation in Education – Online vs Offline
“I like predictability because I know what I’m getting into.” – Katherine Heigl 2012 was a year of Big Data, Connected Consumers and Social Media, Co-innovation, Multi-dimensional Innovation and according to the Economist, the rise of Shared Value. Shared Value may have been the most important newcomer. Rather than simply doling out checks to good… Continue reading Trends for 2013 and beyond
With globalisation, population growth and technology development, the world we are living in is becoming increasingly more complex, not only as whole but also most situations we encounter in our daily life. We consultants deal with issues of complexity every day, and sometimes I think know-how and experience of how to deal with complexity is… Continue reading Geoffrey West on the Century of Complexity