In Some Cases, Humans Prefer Robots I don’t know about you, but sometimes I really enjoy talking to robots over people. I can’t remember the last time I had to talk to a human to do any banking – I do most everything online unless… Read More »Remove The Human, Improve The Experience?
The Future Will Be To Your Choosing. It’s funny – a lot of times when people think about the future – they think about super futuristic cities, super streamlined cars and all sorts of visible technology in the forefront. If I had a penny for… Read More »The Future Will Not Be “Futuristic”
The Future Of Work Will Feel Very Different Are you still working in a company where everyone comes into the same office, Monday to Friday, generally from 9-5? Does your CEO frown on telecommuting or outsourcing? Are you clinging to outmoded ways of working, since… Read More »What Will The Future Of Work Be Like?
Hyperpersonalization Minimizes Exploration I was at a conference the other day about the future of the enterprise. Of course, my crazy futurist side kept on talking about how the enterprise itself is an outmoded concept of work, and in the not too distant future, all… Read More »Does Hyperpersonalization Impede Innovation?
Do Not Fear Automation, Embrace It You guys! Remember The Jetson’s when George used to get home and his car would drop him onto a chair which was being pulled along by conveyor belt and he got given pretty much everything as he went by,… Read More »Automation Is The Key To The Future
Recently, I started watching Portlandia (a funny show you should catch – on Netflix), a satirical sketch comedy show which sends up over-the-top idealism, organicness, and tree-hugging rampant in places like Portland (although San Francisco is not without its share of the same – maybe… Read More »Future Food: We’ll Know The Full Supply Chain
Look Out For These Innovation Killers Too often, the whole concept of innovation, and I mean, real, true innovation, is kind of a foreign thing to many companies. They treat their whole innovation function as simply a marketing play, not even an R&D play. They… Read More »6 Reasons Your Company Is Not Innovating
If You Don’t Experiment, You Can’t Innovate Bill Gates seems to be in the news a lot lately – just a few days ago, he said that it’s OK if half of the startups which comes out of Silicon Valley are “silly,” and just yesterday he… Read More »Humanity Cannot Progress Without Heaps