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Foresight Weekly News – September 13, 2020

Sunday, September 13, 2020   (0 Comments)
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Raising our game through strategic foresight

With the adoption of its first-ever Strategic Foresight Report, the European Commission is making a giant leap forward, by bringing robust long-term challenges and vision into short-term political focus and action, writes Maroš Šefčovič. Read more

 

Get ready for the future of work

Efforts to keep office work on track during lockdown may be influencing employees in at least two ways, says Doris Viljoen, a senior futurist at the Institute for Futures Research at the University of Stellenbosch Business School. Read more

 

Start-ups must focus on scenario planning

Entrepreneurs must think the unthinkable and start building scenarios on that, says Sudhir Raj K, Professor at the Nitte-based Justice KS Hegde Institute of Management. Read more

 

Controlling future augmented reality with only your eyes

Using a sci-fi AR concept to explore new design principles for a hands-free interface controlled only by blinks and eye movements. Read more

 

The future of work goes beyond work from home

The coronavirus has abruptly changed the way we work — and some of those changes may be forever. Read more

 

Gen-Z and the future work and play

Each generation tends to have its own unique characteristics, but Gen-Z has one that makes them stand out from previous generations — they were raised with the internet and social media. Read more

 

The future of space is (or should be) private

NASA recently announced that the Space Launch System (SLS), its next-generation rocket, will cost significantly more than originally anticipated. Read more

 

The marketplace of the future

World’s Fairs are magical events that demonstrate the power of vision in achieving the impossible. Learn more

 

The future of telehealth

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic the need for telehealth benefit has skyrocketed. Read more

 

Granted to examine the future of international shipping in the Arctic Ocean

Vanderbilt scientists awarded NSF grant to determine the feasibility of navigating the challenging Arctic environment. Read more

 

WEBINAR

Exhibit Columbus to present live talk on strategic foresight and storytelling in design

Futurists Dan Hill and Radha Mistry will discuss the use of strategic foresight and storytelling in design in the first of a series of live talks. Watch the conversation from 7:00pm UK time (2:00pm EST) on Tuesday 15 September 2020. Learn more