Business

A Future Prognosis

Athena @ Shaping Tomorrow

28 July 2021
Introduction

Purpose
This set of automatically curated slides provides intelligence about possible futures to help inform present day strategy, act on opportunities and mitigate threats.

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Contents
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World Outlook
Main factors that cause something to happen globally
India is in a period of potential transformational change across the business landscape, and as you probably know, the Indian government wants India to have a $5 trillion economy by 2025 and be the world's third largest economy by 2030. The Law Society
As we enter into a historic decade of action to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030 and address climate change, business has a critical role to play in environmental stewardship of our planet. Green Queen
The global pandemic will have long-lasting and far-reaching impact on the business world, but other shifts in macrobusiness environment areas - such as oil prices, weakening international relationships and climate change - have not gone away. Smarter With Gartner
Global regions, coloured according to number of forecasts
Sources
RSS Feeds
Twitter Searches
Web Searches
Twitter Feeds
SWOT
An external environmental method of analysis and the company's standing in it
Globally 48% of business leaders believe climate change will have a negative impact on their business operations. ZDNet
In the coming years, many businesses will start using smart assistants to perform various important tasks. Techiexpert.com
The business world will witness a significant change as startups like Applify Labs or enterprises like Toshiba, understand the importance of customer satisfaction. SoftwareSuggest Blog
Influencers
Countries
Cities
People
Organizations
S-Curve

A framework that describes a 4-phase level of maturity to help determine potential and inform innovation strategy. Click on any of the bars below:

Weak
Completely new. Market dominance yet to be established.
Emerging
Adopted by the early majority. Rapid growth.
Maturing
Adoption almost complete. Clearly defined market. Standardization.
Declining
End of maturity. Disruption phase.
Sentiment
Past Year: More Negative
Compare changing sentiment to a benchmark of all forecasts
Food Matters Summit is the UK's first high-level gathering of international food experts, government representatives, technology experts and entrepreneurs who will come together to examine how the world can sustainably feed 10 billion people by 2050. Nutraceutical Business Review
Businesses striving for one-planet compatibility should explore going beyond incremental changes to their energy management practices, in favour of more innovative disruption. edie.net
PEST
A framework of macro-environmental factors used in strategic management
Any heavily regulated business sector not prioritizing RegTech adoption would risk damaging fines from failing to keep pace with regulatory changes. Apiax Blog | Financial Regulations Mastered Digitally | RegTech | FinTech
85% of chief executives believe that AI will dramatically change their business over the next years. edie.net
Machine learning, biotechnology and blockchain technology will change the world in the coming decades, making it an ever safer, more rational and business-friendly place. EisnerAmper
Financial Impact
26% of global tech leaders say e-Commerce apps and platforms will be the most disruptive new business model in their countries by 2021. Forbes Technology Council
By the start of the next decade, our global business with exhaust-gas treatment systems will have doubled from its 2016 level. Bosch
Business Insider's premium research service, has forecasted the start of the IoT's global proliferation in The IoT Forecast Book 2018 - and the next five years will be transformational for consumers, enterprises, and governments. Business Insider
Scenarios
Creates plausible alternative futures of what can happen and encourages development of a robust, agile response
80% of retailers worldwide say they agree that the Internet of Things will drastically change the way companies do business in the next three years. MicroStrategy Incorporated
Many global companies start to realize their business will be mostly digital within the coming years, but not many are really interested in dealing with the digital transformation. Naully Nicolas
Cyber crime insurers largely avoided costly claims from the recent attacks that hit business around the globe: The next global virus could change that Insurance Journal
Warnings
Changing proportion of published forecasts
Digital disruption will hit every industry at some point over the next five years and change the global business landscape. Disruption
40 percent of global workers fear that they will not be able to keep up with the rate of change required by a digital business. MarTechSeries
Solutions
Know how others are tackling issues with this topic
Companies that see the business case for achieving all the Global Goals will take a "Global Goals lens" to every aspect of their business strategy to change the way they operate and put more focus on inclusion. Bussiness & Sustainable Development Commission
The biggest names in the business world are seeing climate change affect their bottom line and the rest will follow. Guardian Sustainable Business
Global action to tackle climate change could have a profound impact on companies if their business models were challenged by the move away from fossil fuels. Guardian Sustainable Business
Key topics
Extremes
Investigate what’s transforming or collapsing
Technologies like 5G and cellular IoT are laying the foundation for Industry 4.0 and will change how businesses are wired and global challenges are addressed. GAVS TECHNOLOGIES
In the year 2021, CIOs and IT leaders will shift their focus from a reactive posture to proactive digital transformation initiatives to keep the business model relevant to the global changes. Solution Analysts
The Covid-19 pandemic is still a threat with new virus strains popping up across the world, therefore commuting, whether in a robotaxi or self-driven car, might still be far in the future as businesses close and reopen due to lockdown protocols changing. Investor Ideas
Questions
Can?
How can business realign business models without impacting current success? Ethical Corporation
How can we reduce the risks and make it easier to access and plug in external technologies from SMEs? Industrial Digitalisation
How can the next generation of tech entrepreneurs help unleash private sector-led growth, increase productivity and benefit their societies? Prospects for Development
How?
How big is influencer marketing? My Entrepreneur Magazine
How do you remain agile and competitive? LiveMint
How do you elevate your business to the next level and start to make a living? Drones UAV UAS - Find Drone Pilots | Manufacturers | Aerial Photographers | Mapping GIS | Apps | Retailers
Who?
How can we improve the safety net so that the consequences of business failure are not catastrophic for the entrepreneurs who take the leap? Kauffman
What will be the effects on labour and business - especially on those who will design, build, operate and use infrastructure in tomorrow's changing environment? Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO)
What about older drivers who may have slower response times or difficulty seeing clearly? Entrepreneur
What?
What business models are used by carsharing companies? berginsight
What are the risks of influencer marketing? My Entrepreneur Magazine
What will the HUL of the future look like? LiveMint
When?
What happens when our customers start printing our products rather than ordering them? Digitalist Magazine
Will?
What effect will disruptive mobility technology and new personal transportation options have on business models and strategies for automotive manufacturers? The Future of Transport Conference
We hear a lot about how AI will erase jobs, but what will cheap AI labor mean for entrepreneurs and creators? Tor.com
Certainly, some human job loss will occur, but will having AI in the workforce be a boon to other entrepreneurs and creators? Tor.com
What's Next
Changing proportion of material mentioning future years
The need for robust risk management capabilities is of particular relevance to the energy system, which faces significant risk from the changing ESG landscape and evolving business operating models in response to the transition to a net-zero global economy. World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
In a world where business model disruption is ubiquitous, internal auditors must stay relevant and need to be recognised as trusted advisor and not just a one-dimensional assurance provider. The Peninsula
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