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Building Crane

Strategy

Big Data Comes of Age

Written by J. Walker Smith, Executive Chairman, The Futures Company The biggest winner in the US Presidential election was not the incumbent, Barack Obama. It was New York Times’ political… Read More »

The Kinship Economy – TEDx Transcend

Strategy

The Kinship Economy – TEDx Transcend

J. Walker Smith presents The Kinship Economy

The Kinship Economy – TEDx Transcend

Strategy

The Kinship Economy

J. Walker Smith, Executive Chairman of Kantar Futures The Kinship Economy: Profiting from Process, People & Purpose The consumer marketplace is in flux as never before; we’re not just talking about… Read More »

Consumer Health 2012

Strategy

The Consumer Health Mindset Report 2012

For a second year, Kantar Futures has partnered with Aon Hewitt and the National Business Group on Health to conduct The Consumer Health Mindset study. This study explores perspectives, attitudes and… Read More »

Unlocking New Sources of Growth

Strategy

FutureProof: Unlocking New Sources of Growth, Kinship Economy & More…

by Andrew Curry Growth and development are an overarching focus of business. The climate for growth in the 21st century is also changing, as resource pressures push up costs, and… Read More »

Understanding Sources

Strategy

Unlocking New Sources of Growth

Introduction: New sources of growth Growth and development are an overarching focus of business. This is true even for businesses that are not looking to expand; products and services that… Read More »

Sustainability Disruption

Strategy

Using sustainability to disrupt markets and categories

FutureProof is Kantar Futures’ regular briefing about current global strategic and consumer issues. This edition of FutureProof has sustainability as its main theme. This can be a difficult subject for… Read More »

Technlology 2020

Strategy

Technology 2020: Public Worlds

Technology 2020: Public Worlds is the fourth and final report in a series from Kantar Futures which seeks to explore how digital technology will remake our world over the next decade.… Read More »

Technlology 2020

Strategy

Technology 2020: Commercial Worlds

Commercial Worlds Future Perspectives showcases The Futures Company’s new thinking. It outlines critical issues, reveals new insights, and helps identify new sources of growth. Technology 2020: Commercial Worlds is the… Read More »

Wave

Strategy

Quickening the Pace

The eight days of near-doom in September 2008 struck like a lightning bolt, cleaving the market in two along an already-weakening fissure largely hidden from view until laid bare by… Read More »

Personal Worlds

Strategy

Technology 2020: Personal Worlds

Technology 2020: Personal Worlds is the second report in a series from The Futures Company which seeks to explore how digital technology will remake our world over the next decade.… Read More »

Red Lanterns

Emerging Markets, Strategy

China’s Challenges

In the 7th century A.D., Wei Zheng, adviser to the Tang dynasty Emperor Taizong warned the Emperor about the dangers of squandering surpluses. He warned the Emperor, “If a tree… Read More »

Strategic Futures

Strategy

Strategic Futures

Ten years ago The Henley Centre – now Kantar Futures – spent much of the year investigating the value of strategic futures work, first benchmarking futures practice, in both the public… Read More »

Technlology 2020

Strategy

Technology 2020

The purpose of this report is ambitious: to provide a framework about, and a view of, the way in which technology — primarily digital technology — will evolve over the… Read More »

sustainability

Strategy

How to Sustain Sustainability?

Why companies need to engage their brands Brands and companies are waking up to a new inconvenient truth Al Gore introduced us to the Inconvenient Truth half a decade ago,… Read More »