Category Archives: Emerging Trends

Megatrends and How to Survive Them: #5 Economic Activity

Authors: Patricia Lustig, MD LASA Insight, and Gill Ringland, SAMI Emeritus Fellow and Director, Ethical Reading. Megatrends and How to Survive Them is the title of our book published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing and available on Amazon. This is one … Continue reading

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Megatrends and How to Survive Them: #4 Social Structures

 Megatrends and How to Survive Them is the title of our book published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing this month. This is one of a series of blogs based on the work we have done for the book. We chose Social Structures … Continue reading

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Megatrends and How to Survive Them: #3 Migration and Urbanisation

Authors: Patricia Lustig, MD LASA Insight and SAMI Associate and Gill Ringland, SAMI Emeritus Fellow and Director, Ethical Reading. Megatrends and How to Survive Them is the title of our book that is due to be published on November 1st, … Continue reading

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Megatrends and How to Survive Them: #2 Shifting Values

Authors: Patricia Lustig, MD LASA Insight and SAMI Associate and Gill Ringland, SAMI Emeritus Fellow and Director, Ethical Reading. Megatrends and How to Survive Them is the title of our book that is due to be published on November 1st, by … Continue reading

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Megatrends and how to survive them: Megatrend # 1: Population

Megatrends and How to Survive Them is the title of our book that is due to be published in October this year, by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. The book launch is on November 8th from 5 to 7 at the Reform … Continue reading

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New Article on Long Finance site

Further work arising from our upcoming book: https://www.longfinance.net/news/blogs/pamphleteers/tale-two-middle-classes/.    

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Slides from Unlocking Foresight webinars: Future of Health and Future of Cities

Here is the link to the slides from the Future of Health Webinar organised by Unlocking Foresight and Atkins, from 17 May 2017 please go to: Future of Health Webinar   Here is the link to the slides from the … Continue reading

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Book review: The Fourth Industrial Revolution by Dr Bruce Lloyd

First published on the Unlocking Foresight Blog in June 2017 The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum (2017), 192pp.* The Fourth Industrial Revolution explores how new technologies are increasing, merging the physical, biological and digital worlds in ways … Continue reading

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How trends merge to create disruption

It is important to research emerging trends in order to think through how they might change going into the future.  But if you are looking at how trends might become disruptive, you need to also look at how trends merge.  … Continue reading

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The Implications of Water for the Future…

Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink, or should it be “not a drop to fill the coffers of business?” That is the question looming menacingly over the business horizon. “Dwindling water supplies are a greater risk to … Continue reading

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