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 Forget technology. The growing ageing demographic is fast becoming the biggest force in disruption, not just for business but for society, work, play and life in general. By 2050, worldwide, there are likely to be two billion people over 60. The majority of children born in rich countries today can expect to live to more than a 100 yet we continue to structure our lives the way our parents and even grandparents did.  Advances in healthcare have helped us live longer and scientists are now working to overcome the process of ageing itself. Longevity research is booming with the prospect of extending the human lifespan more promising every day. However, the real goal is to live healthier, longer lives, not just increase our time. And this is the hard part, but also the one with the most potential for disruption.  Click  here  for article. 

Forget technology. The growing ageing demographic is fast becoming the biggest force in disruption, not just for business but for society, work, play and life in general. By 2050, worldwide, there are likely to be two billion people over 60. The majority of children born in rich countries today can expect to live to more than a 100 yet we continue to structure our lives the way our parents and even grandparents did.

Advances in healthcare have helped us live longer and scientists are now working to overcome the process of ageing itself. Longevity research is booming with the prospect of extending the human lifespan more promising every day. However, the real goal is to live healthier, longer lives, not just increase our time. And this is the hard part, but also the one with the most potential for disruption.

Click here for article. 


 With the pace of change increasing constantly, multiple forces are colliding that make disruption to the status quo inevitable and the ‘new normal’. Emerging disruptive technologies like blockchain, impact of globalisation, calls for greater diversity, social responsibility and sustainability, and adapting to the psychology of millennials while harnessing an ageing workforce are all driving interest in more open, people-centred economic models based on openness, teamwork and sharing.  Increasingly, successful organisations will be those who embrace the opportunities which collaboration offers, to keep businesses ‘in business’. This means companies must fire up and fuel innovation like never before across all functions, grade levels, geographies, partners and customers within, without and among their four walls.  Cross sector collaboration is fast becoming essential to forming part of a defensive strategy to keep ahead of disrupters entering gaps from all sides.    What are the tools that businesses can use to help foster this?  Click  here  for full article that appeared in Disruption Magazine,  February 2018

With the pace of change increasing constantly, multiple forces are colliding that make disruption to the status quo inevitable and the ‘new normal’. Emerging disruptive technologies like blockchain, impact of globalisation, calls for greater diversity, social responsibility and sustainability, and adapting to the psychology of millennials while harnessing an ageing workforce are all driving interest in more open, people-centred economic models based on openness, teamwork and sharing.

Increasingly, successful organisations will be those who embrace the opportunities which collaboration offers, to keep businesses ‘in business’. This means companies must fire up and fuel innovation like never before across all functions, grade levels, geographies, partners and customers within, without and among their four walls.

Cross sector collaboration is fast becoming essential to forming part of a defensive strategy to keep ahead of disrupters entering gaps from all sides.    What are the tools that businesses can use to help foster this?

Click here for full article that appeared in Disruption Magazine,  February 2018


 Why business leaders should care about the ethics of AI now  Every day the media is awash with stories about the dangers of artificial intelligence, and the ‘ethics of AI’, whether relating to bias, personal privacy, consent or transparency. AI technologies are already being planned in high stakes applications such as self driving cars, robotic surgeons, hedge funds, control of the power grid, and weapons systems involving life and death decisions normally made by humans. And machine learning is right now impacting on people with legal or ethical consequences when it is used to automate decisions in areas such as insurance, lending, hiring, and predictive policing.  Click here

Why business leaders should care about the ethics of AI now

Every day the media is awash with stories about the dangers of artificial intelligence, and the ‘ethics of AI’, whether relating to bias, personal privacy, consent or transparency. AI technologies are already being planned in high stakes applications such as self driving cars, robotic surgeons, hedge funds, control of the power grid, and weapons systems involving life and death decisions normally made by humans. And machine learning is right now impacting on people with legal or ethical consequences when it is used to automate decisions in areas such as insurance, lending, hiring, and predictive policing.  Click here


  DISRUPTION IN HEALTHCARE IS HAPPENING NOW   Since 2000  digital disruption  has demolished 52% of the Fortune 500, with tech disrupting many industries such as music, publishing and retail. There are many cases already of established players who failed to ignore customer demands and reacted too slowly. Remember Blockbuster? We now have Netflix.. Published in D/SRUPTION on 22nd November.  Click  here .

DISRUPTION IN HEALTHCARE IS HAPPENING NOW

Since 2000 digital disruption has demolished 52% of the Fortune 500, with tech disrupting many industries such as music, publishing and retail. There are many cases already of established players who failed to ignore customer demands and reacted too slowly. Remember Blockbuster? We now have Netflix.. Published in D/SRUPTION on 22nd November.  Click here.


  A REVOLUTION IN TRUST AND HOW WE CAN WORK TOGETHER   Trust is the foundation for business. Maintaining trust and corporate reputation is expensive, time-consuming, and often very inefficient. Blockchain technology has been hailed as a solution to protect trust, and could be a revolution in the way everyone —businesses, governments, organizations and individuals—work together. Published in D/SRUPTION on 1st November 2017.  Click  here.

A REVOLUTION IN TRUST AND HOW WE CAN WORK TOGETHER

Trust is the foundation for business. Maintaining trust and corporate reputation is expensive, time-consuming, and often very inefficient. Blockchain technology has been hailed as a solution to protect trust, and could be a revolution in the way everyone —businesses, governments, organizations and individuals—work together. Published in D/SRUPTION on 1st November 2017.  Click here.


  THE POWER OF YOU- PUTTING THE CITIZEN AT THE CENTRE   Many people do not feel in charge of their health and expect others to manage it for them when things go wrong.  But more and more of us are starting to use our biologic, physiologic and behavioural data to understand what could help us lead healthier and happier lives. Published in D/SRUPTION on 27 July 2017. Click  here .

THE POWER OF YOU- PUTTING THE CITIZEN AT THE CENTRE

Many people do not feel in charge of their health and expect others to manage it for them when things go wrong.  But more and more of us are starting to use our biologic, physiologic and behavioural data to understand what could help us lead healthier and happier lives. Published in D/SRUPTION on 27 July 2017. Click here.