Future Filter Filter by All Automation Blog Creativity Data E-Commerce Future Innovation Leadership Management Media Metaverse Purpose Sustainability Trends Videos close The hidden opportunity in mass migration By Adam Tinworth As our economies re-open post-Covid, climate change means that increased migration is inevitable. Can we win the coming war for talent? All Life is Here By David Mattin Future thinker David Mattin shares his notes towards a revolution in the foresight industry. We need to design ecosystems By Martin Recke When everything is interconnected, ecosystem design is becoming crucial. The network as dominant paradigm is replaced by the ecosystem. Reality versus Metaverse: the tipping point By Martin Recke Physical reality is only a subset of today's reality, and soon the default will be the metaverse. Think black & white TV. A guidebook to the next 20 years: what we learned from NEXT21 By Adam Tinworth We were back in the theatre for NEXT21, but the changes brought by the pandemic were very much in evidence. Our speakers explored where we go from here… Parag Khanna: Why We Need Migration By Adam Tinworth The demographic clock is ticking, and the climate crisis is speeding it up. Countries that embrace smart migration policies will be best placed to weather the storms on the horizon. Francesca Bria: reclaiming sovereignty in our digital futures By Adam Tinworth Can Europe navigate a path between the digital giants of the US and the state control of China, to build a digital utopia from our current dystopia? Smart cities are the future — but they need smart approaches to data, too By Adam Tinworth As we rebuild our urban infrastructure after pandemic-induced changes in work patters, smart cities will have a major advantage. Migration is back on the agenda By Martin Recke Are we prepared for the age of mass migration? No, we aren't, says Parag Khanna, who just wrote a book about the subject. Post-pandemic urban regeneration is inevitable. Embrace it. By Adam Tinworth The pandemic has broken our old urban models. We need new models of cities and city living to thrive in the 21st century. The future of work has just arrived By Martin Recke Almost every aspect of our work lives is changing fast. The future of work is now. Let's not get stuck in the Industrial Age. The End of Capitalism revisited By Martin Recke There are people who would love capitalism to go away. The end of capitalism has been foretold several times. But is it near? Welcome to the future By Martin Recke In many ways, 2020 has propelled us a decade ahead. As we enter the new year, let's reflect what this means. Globalisation is dead, long live digital globalisation By Martin Recke Let's face the inevitable: The old model of globalisation is dead. But digital globalisation is poised to thrive. The Great Pause By Martin Recke We live in strange times. A lot of things we took for granted suddenly but slowly disappeared. We find ourselves in a time of unexpected pause. Modernity and Reality are the Next Frontier By Martin Recke We already almost lost the difference between online and offline, or between digital and analogue. Reality itself could be next. In comparison, fake news is just a minor issue.