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The Future, This Week 19 May 2017

This week: the Frightful Five, white men designing apps, and ten thousand phones enslaved to like you.

The toll road journey – are we there yet? (Part 1)

Toll roads are a short-term, stop-gap solution to fund infrastructure, but they don’t ensure an entirely efficient and equitable road system.

From imagination to innovation

Star Trek inspired the first mobile phone by Motorola. Google, Apple and Microsoft have all used science fiction to stay ahead of the curve in the innovation game. So how do we go from imagination to innovation?

The agile working style started in tech but it could work for banks

The agile working style was originally designed by tech companies for efficiency in software development but now one of Australia’s big four banks wants to implement this.

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Understand the future

One of the biggest challenges we face is understanding the profound changes that are underway and how they influence the future of individuals, business and society.

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The Future, This Week 19 May 2017

This week: the Frightful Five, white men designing apps, and ten thousand phones enslaved to like you.

The toll road journey – are we there yet? (Part 1)

Toll roads are a short-term, stop-gap solution to fund infrastructure, but they don’t ensure an entirely efficient and equitable road system.

The Future, This Week 12 May 2017

This week: robots, apples and Apple, when living the good life on Instagram turns into real work, and an industry where analogue still beats digital.

Create the future

We have a responsibility to create, shape, build and lead the future of business, so it can be empowering to individuals, businesses and communities.

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The agile working style started in tech but it could work for banks

The agile working style was originally designed by tech companies for efficiency in software development but now one of Australia’s big four banks wants to implement this.

Are generational categories a myth?

Generational categories are popular but is there any truth to generational differences? We talk to Dr Steven Hitchcock about the myths surrounding generational categories.

Do more roads really mean less congestion for commuters?

Congestion is a major source of frustration for road users and has worsened over time in most cities. One solution that is most often put forward is to build more roads, but does this approach work?

Imagine the future

To truly lead in the future we must dare to imagine it. Imagination is an invitation to explore complex implications of dramatic change. It is also a provocation to imagine a radically different future.

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From imagination to innovation

Star Trek inspired the first mobile phone by Motorola. Google, Apple and Microsoft have all used science fiction to stay ahead of the curve in the innovation game. So how do we go from imagination to innovation?

Made in China: three ways Chinese business has evolved from imitation to innovation

There is a tidal wave of competition approaching the developed world from China – and foreign businesses have much to learn how Chinese companies evolved from imitators to innovators.

What if: an ice-free Arctic 2027

Climate change changes everything – our economy, our society and the ecosystems that underpin life on Earth. In this what if episode we talk to Professor Christopher Wright to explore what an ice free Arctic Earth might look like in 2027 if we pursue our current business as usual.

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