A Future Prognosis

Athena @ Shaping Tomorrow

26 October 2021
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World Outlook
Main factors that cause something to happen globally
SMEs will have created 600 million new jobs worldwide by 2030 alone. original-thinking-applied
Passion, people and perseverance The young entrepreneur plans for Genuine Way to become the largest ecosystem of ethical brands using blockchain in the world by the end of 2022. Bank Julius Baer
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
Global regions, coloured according to number of forecasts
An external environmental method of analysis and the company's standing in it
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
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.

A framework that describes a 4-phase level of maturity to help determine potential and inform innovation strategy.

autonomous, SME, augmented reality, entrepreneur, 3D, EV
SME, artificial intelligence, 5G, company, model, entrepreneur
SME, entrepreneur, company, bank, cloud, consumer
SME, artificial intelligence, business, company, consumer, coal
Past Year: Stable
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.
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.
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
Circular business models thus end up being not as radical as one might imagine; in particular, they fail to address the roots of the persistent resource problems that they are supposed to solve, in particular in globally fragmented and dispersed value creation networks. Wiley Online Library
The impact of COVID-19 on the size of the small business tax gap will start to become evident in 2022, when the 2019-20 figures are reported. / Jordan SmartCompany
By 2023, the UN Global Compact aims to have reached one-third of African businesses with more than $25 million in turnover and increased its SME membership by 50%. Yahoo Finance
Connect the dots
System Map
Creates plausible alternative futures of what can happen and encourages development of a robust, agile response
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
Changing proportion of published forecasts
France's supermajor Total is warning that the world could find itself with a shortfall of 10 million b/d between now and 2025 due to continued industry underinvestment, the OPEC + pact, and cracks in the US shale business model. Resilience
New financial modeling by the ICC World Business Organization warns of the cost of vaccine nationalism: $9.2 trillion, with nearly half, $4.5 trillion, incurred by wealthy economies including the United States. Medium
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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
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
Closing the circularity gap will require an unprecedented global alignment and adoption of actionable strategies including new business models, new alliances and logistics capabilities. Recycling Today
Key topics
Investigate what’s transforming or collapsing
True leaders of the energy transition will ultimately leapfrog industry margins with sustainable business models that not only attract investors, talent and consumers, but also serve a vital role in the world's energy future. WordPressBlog
Most notably, hospitality, brick-and-mortar retail, and commercial real estate all face obstacles that might ultimately see them adapting their business models to new global realities. Investopedia
A "cliff edge" change in circumstances could be extremely disruptive in some sectors to businesses both in the UK and in the EU. The Independent
What's Next
Changing proportion of material mentioning future years
Digital disruption will hit every industry at some point over the next five years and change the global business landscape. Disruption
To hit global emission targets, societies have come to rely on climate tech companies to design innovative solutions that will change the way consumers, governments, businesses and industries operate. TechCrunch
How can SaaS product providers encourage greater adoption among SMEs and small accounting firms? ICAEW
How can SMEs and consumers benefit from open data in banking? Elsevier
What role can SME Financiers play in limiting global warming and its impact?
How at odds are changing notions of privacy with Google's business model? WSJ
How do innovation culture, marketing innovation and product innovation affect the market performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?
How can businesses change the world? Impakter
If CCP leaders would "disappear" Jack Ma for speaking out against excessive government meddling, what would they do to the next entrepreneur who tries to shake things up? Discourse
What about business owners who have rethought their model from retail-focused to direct to consumer, and grew because of it? Multichannel Merchant
Should physicians and technology entrepreneurs who share a mission to advance human health be attending an event that could unintentionally undermine it? STAT
What role do business models play in disruption? newsletter_news
Both corporate and consumer-focused businesses have big decisions to make on what their role will be on climate change - what are the potential risks, and rewards, of leading on environmental action? Vuelio
What are the cyber challenges facing insurers and SMEs in today's climate? Insurance Edge
When large companies started offering cloud computing, Computer provided insights into the readiness of cloud computing to transform economies, industries, and business models by publishing articles such as Is Cloud Computing Really Ready for Prime Time?
What could that do to unleash a whole new level of ingenuity and business model innovation at a time when we need it most? Forbes
How can companies determine the right balance between the need for speed and the necessity to stay up-to-date in cloud technologies, when business context changes every day? eWeek
How will current models for sustainable business, as taught in much higher education curricula, transition to new models in the future? Elsevier
Will the business model that dominates legal services be intact after the disruptive decade ahead? Forbes
Will business leaders implement new business models, or will their industry require more flexibility in the business models moving forward? E-Commerce Times
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