Going to a conference is always fraught with some version of the same question: “What will I take away that will make my investment worthwhile?” I do wonder how many of us go into these events with a clear sense of what we would like to get out of them - and then plan accordingly.
No industry or sector will be untouched by disruption. In fact, all operating and business models are already under attack and too few organisations are robustly prepared to respond to, let alone actively leverage disruption.
Does "digital disruption" get all the press because it matters the most? Do many leaders give disruptive physical technologies a low ranking because they don't count? The answers may surprise you [...]
In an era of disruption...who will lead? Brexit, Trump, Duterte, LePen, Hofer and the recent Australian election all point to politics unable to do its job in democracies impacted by disruptive change.
Managed Adaptive Decline (MAD): In disruptive environments everything is prone to MAD. Organisations, communities, economies and countries – even jobs and skills – can all have an element of MADness about them.