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Future of Travel Infographic

In celebration of their 100th anniversary, American Express Travel explores the future of travel with Kantar Futures.

FutureView 2016

Strategy

J. Walker Smith’s FutureView: Longing For Belonging

  In the year just past, America’s fault lines of race, class, ideology and villainy rumbled menacingly. Combined with last year’s bitter winter and balmy December, weak stocks and wobbly… Read More »

High Value Work

Strategy

The Human Face of High Value Work

This is a version of a talk I gave in Helsinki at Teknologia ‘15, based on the work on High Value Work that I have have done at The Futures… Read More »

High Value Work

Strategy

High Value Employment

How employees can engage with high value work The business case for high value work is straightforward: it creates value for everyone. Businesses, employees and society all benefit from high… Read More »

Strategy

Know Demand Marketing

As much as technology is enabling marketers to get closer to consumers, it is also enabling consumers to push further away from marketers. Increasingly, programmatic marketing to reach individual consumers… Read More »

Japan

Demographic Trends, Strategy

Japan: Between an end and a beginning

The year 2015 finds Japan in a unique and critical juncture in its history. This year, the country lies precisely at the midpoint between two watershed moments that will have… Read More »

High Value Manifesto

Strategy

The High Value Manifesto

The Association for Finnish Work, an independent, non-profit organisation owned by its members and founded in 1912, exists to promote Finnish work and the successful long-term development of Finnish industry… Read More »

Uber all business model

Strategy

The Uber-all economy: A challenge to traditional business models

Uber is the poster-child for the future of consumer businesses. as a car service, it is not only remaking transportation but pioneering a new way forward for all categories. J.… Read More »

Uber All

Strategy

FutureView 2015 “Uber All”

Tomorrow’s Vertex of Value in On-Demand, Premium, Dynamic Pricing A confluence of factors — technological, economic and demographic — have come together in recent years to lay the foundation for… Read More »

Making High Value Word

Strategy

Making High Value Work

Your gateway to new thinking about growing your business The world of work is changing. People are living and working differently, while the global financial crisis has forced governments and… Read More »

High Value Work

Strategy

The High Value Work Agenda

  What is high value work? Despite the pressing need for it, there is little consensus yet. For the purposes of this project, we have created a definition by looking… Read More »

21st Century Business

Strategy

The 21st Century Business

Planning for success in a changing world The corporation is at a crossroads. The businesses that we have grown up with and the business models that underpin them face deep… Read More »

Springboard

Strategy

A New Sustainability Springboard for Retailers in Eurasia and Africa

A new model for sustainable development in Eurasia and Africa Researched and written for the Eurasia & Africa Coca-Cola Retailing Research Council, this publicly available report calls for the ‘re-imagining’… Read More »

Rethinking Digital

Strategy

Rethinking Digital Customer Engagement

by Walker Smith The biggest technology trend these days is about less of it not more. Perhaps most emblematic of this is the Personal Surveillance Identity Prosthetic for which Chicago… Read More »

Roadmap to New America

Strategy

The Roadmap to the New America

Introducing the New U.S. Yankelovich MONITOR A NEW AMERICA DAWNING Out of the crucible of America’s cultural and demographic melting pot, a new and profoundly different day is dawning. For… Read More »