Society is changing rapidly, every day. We don’t see it but, if you take a dip into the worlds of 1982, 1992, 2002, 2012 and 2022, you can see the massive changes in how we live, work, relate, talk and transact.
The market for the Metaverse could be between $8 trillion and $13 trillion by 2030, with total Metaverse users of around 5 billion. But getting to that market level is going to require infrastructure investment. Virtual worlds can be fun but, when...
If we could jump time and skip into 2030, what would it look like? To be honest, it would look a lot like 2022, except a few big changes to society and technology.
UPDATED 25/03/22: The war in Ukraine has created a massive humanitarian crisis impacting millions of people, and shifting monetary policies around the world poses another major threat to the global economy.
Crypto is in its usual rollercoaster mode with bitcoin prices halving in January, but then it did the same in January 2021.
Many business people still feel like they don't know where to start when thinking about sustainability and climate change so Dennis Draeger, our research director, looks at climate change and the future after COP26.
The coronavirus has sparked renewed interest in improving the quality of the air we breathe, specifically the air inside buildings. Although many are looking for short-term solutions that safely allow children to return to school and workers to ge...
In September, SpaceX launched the first all civilian crew into space, and recently, William Shatner became the oldest person to visit space. With commercial space flights gaining momentum, what does the future of space tourism look like?
Fusion energy has long been a blue sky ideal of renewable, sustainable energy. It promises large amounts of energy made from readily available fuel and with far fewer safety concerns than current nuclear power plants. While the road to commerciali...
Interest in longevity and life extension is growing rapidly. Perhaps, the pandemic is providing even more people with the time and motivation to research how to live longer. However, the interest has risen as research has deepened our understandin...
Our previous look at the future of COVID-19 was more than a year ago. Since then, the virus has mutated and the long term symptoms of the virus have been repeatedly reported. At the same time, the effects of COVID-19 have continued to disrupt the ...
Quantum technologies have been building hype for well over 10 years. Finally, significant advances in the research are happening proving that these technologies are more than theoretical. How and when should society prepare for the impending chang...
The pandemic turned the tables for many businesses. Major disruptors have slowed down while corporate giants have accelerated. Can small and medium sized enterprises (SME) keep up?
As organizations continue to adopt digital immersion and AI, the world will become increasingly difficult to navigate. How will we differentiate between what is real and what is simply a product of our digital interactions?
The food & beverage industry has been disrupted by changing eating habits during the pandemic. Will the trends be reversed or will the changes endure?
Which skills will be most important for living in the future and how should we mitigate for the growing skills gap?
How will design influence the future and how might the future be different for you?
What will be the differences between Donald Trump’s time in office and Joe Biden’s?
Can China reduce its emissions by 60% in the next 20 years with electrification, renewables, green hydrogen and carbon removal technologies?
By 2022, an estimated 60% of global GDP will be digitised. But watch out, cybercrime damages could cost businesses more than $5 trillion annually within 5 years.
Even before the Covid-19 crisis, the world was off-track in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Can it get back on track to achieve them by 2030?