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Foresight Weekly News - March 29, 2020

Sunday, March 29, 2020   (0 Comments)
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APF and COVID-19

APF members share their insights on current and future challenges shaped by Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. Find them here.

 

Is the Coronavirus shaping the future of how we work?

The pandemic, and the recession all but certain to follow, threaten to pre-empt and overwhelm efforts to shape the future of work, and thus the future of California. Read more

 

The future of work is now

With the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, everyone is being urged to adhere to social distancing and self-isolation to reduce the spread of the highly contagious virus. These social distancing measures have affected every industry and many companies are transitioning their in-person workforce into a remote workforce. Read more

 

Unlock the future of smart cities

With population growth and municipal services expanding, cities need to get creative on how to provide services to all citizens without compromising the quality of service. Read more

 

Parallel fleet studies could reshape future of aircraft carriers

The US Navy has taken several cracks over the years at trying to define a new future aircraft carrier, one that might be less expensive or less vulnerable. Read more

 

The future of homebuying: three predictions for 2025

The CEO of LemonBrew, a tech-enabled real estate platform that matches qualified buyers and sellers with their ideal real estate agent predicts the way people research, view and purchase a home in 2025 will be more digital, less cumbersome and all done from the comfort of your own home. Read more

 

Planning for the future a key role of any government

Because of the valuable insights derived from strategic foresight, governments may be better informed and make better decisions. Read more

 

How to lead effectively in a disrupted world

As the world braces itself for an uncertain future with coronavirus (COVID-19), we’re reminded of the military’s term “VUCA” (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity), shorthand for describing just this kind of difficult environment. Read more

 

PODCAST

The EUISS foresight podcast

The EUISS' ‘What if’ podcast is a foreign policy foresight conversation: it looks at fictional scenarios that could happen between now and the end of 2021, discussing questions like: under what circumstances could this come about? Find them here

 

VIDEO

The future of farming: straight up

Texas A&M researchers say vertical farming may be key in feeding our growing global population.  Watch the video

 

EVENT REPORT

The future is invisible

Robert Tercek, author of the book “Vaporized,” gave a talk on the future of society at California State University, Los Angeles. He argued he is not a “futurist,” but is, in fact, a strategist that prepares and analyzes where the future is heading. Read more