This week: we look back at 2019 and forward to 2020, and reflect on how we connect tech and business trends with global megatrends. Sandra Peter (Sydney Business Insights) and Kai Riemer (Digital Disruption Research Group) meet once a week to put their own spin on news that is impacting the future of business in The Future, This Week.

The stories this week

01:18 Looking back on 2019 predictions

08:54 Understanding global megatrends

17:56 Our predictions for 2020

Other stories we bring up

The NYT predicts what devices will invade your life in 2019

INC.com tech predictions for 2019

IBM’s tech predictions for 2019

Deloitte’s annual tech trends for 2020

Forrester’s predictions for 2020

ZDNET’s trends for 2020

Our podcast with Hugh Durrant-Whyte on a future of automation

What was said at Davos on climate change

Climate Change Takes Center Stage in Davos

Davos on climate and economics


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