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Foresight Weekly News – June 28, 2020

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Pentagon leaders have taken lead in crafting future fleet from Navy

The Navy has lost much of its power on deciding what its future fleet will look like, with a Pentagon-led effort set to produce secretary of defense directives to the service by the end of the summer on what the fleet’s future plans should include. Learn more

 

Psychiatry sets a standard for future telemedicine use

For many medical specialties, the start of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ushered in a new era of telemedicine. Learn more

 

A hybrid fintech startup foretells banking’s future

Mixing advanced technology, relationship managers, banking partnerships and a unique credit marketplace, Rho Business Banking gives a fascinating glimpse of the forces at work in the industry. Learn more

 

What lessons from the coronavirus pandemic will shape the future of education?

COVID-19 has highlighted issues entrenched in our global education system going back 200 hundred years - from inequality of funding between schools to a lack of focus on emotional wellbeing. Read more

 

Future energy: zero-carbon heating

Rapidly evolving policy in the EU is searching for technologies to speed up electrification and decarbonization. Read more

 

Alphabet gives up on its city of the future

The Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs was going to reinvent a whole section of Toronto in a tech-forward, ultra-futuristic, everything-is-wonderful way. Learn more

 

We need imagination now more than ever

Martin Reeves, chairman of the BCG Henderson Institute believes that “imagination — the capacity to create, evolve, and exploit mental models of things or situations that don’t yet exist — is the crucial factor in seizing and creating new opportunities, and finding new paths to growth.” Read more

 

Standards enabling factory of the future

Connectivity is a key component to building the factory of the future. Having the right standards in place provides consistency. Read more

 

Here's what the future of work will look like

The Coronavirus has fundamentally changed every aspect of business — from our commute to our work environment to how we interact with our colleagues. Read more

 

VIDEO

Mapping impacts and implications

The founder of Changeist, Scot Smith in conversation with Honor Harger of ArtScience Museum explores foresight practice by mapping impacts and implications for an episode of the FEELING THE FUTURE series. Watch the video   

 

PUBLICATION

COVID-19 and higher education report

APF member, Bryan Alexander shares a special edition of his Future Trends in Technology and Education (FTTE) report. Download the report