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Don't focus on Silicon Valley, focus on local opportunities Interview with futurist Mike Walsh with Turkey's leading economic magazine Turkishtime. According to Walsh, that's just the start. The big challenge for business leaders today is how to re-imagine their companies for the 21st century.
Mike Walsh appeared on the Paths to Success program, that aired on Mexico’s top news-radio program, La Red de Radio Red, featuring business and thought leaders from around the world. Interviewed by Sergio Sarmiento and Lupita Juárez, Mike discussed the top three global trends (the industrial re-revolution, the universal cloud and supercultures) relevant for Latin America and other global markets as well as the challenges for big businesses to adopt disruptive change.
Fashion retailer Mr Porter recently profiled Mike Walsh in a style feature, in which six influential men from different fields share what essentials they keep in their desk drawer. Although not feeling entirely sure what he was doing in that list to start with, given the inherent stylishness and influence of the other five men in the group - you can read on nonetheless to discover a selection of Mike's favourite things...
Mike Walsh may be a futurist, but you won't find him making predictions about what technologies and gadgets we will be usting in 2050. What is of most interest to the 35 year old Australian, who travels the world observing firsthand the latest trends and ideas, is how human beings will behave in the future. And not the distant future, but tomorrow.
By 2020 retail virtual avatars – on screens and in holographic projection – will start to become popular. Their A.I. will be powered by realtime analysis of affinity data for product recommendations and neural network enhanced sales closing strategies. Similarly, service desks in hotels, shops, banks and other retail destinations will disappear. They will be replaced by nomadic staff equipped with in-ear devices that provide them real-time insights into your preferences, based on your NFC emissions.
According to Mike Walsh, an internationally recognised futurist, the biggest impact of the digital revolution so far has been on the media, entertainment and communications sector - adding that “I believe the next big sectors to be transformed will be retail, finance and health. This article appear in Turkish newspaper ‘Hurriyet'.
Mike Walsh, one of the world-famous futurists, came to Istanbul for SAS Business Analytics Series 2012. Walsh said "Web will disappear," and told the future of the web and effects on business life to hurriyet.com.tr.
What will the jobs of the future be and how will it impact the business models of tomorrow. Read this profile piece from Turkish newspaper ‘Haber Turk’ and find out.
Everybody seems to expect Facebook to die in the next few years. But there's a good chance it could outlast you. Could your "Facebook timeline" one day include decades of status updates, and love letters from the boyfriend you dumped 20 years ago? We asked some futurists and experts to speculate on the future of what could become the oldest social network ever.
MANILA, Philippines — Mike Walsh, the CEO of consumer innovation research agency Tomorrow and author of Futuretainment, shared an interesting anecdote on consumer-driven innovation at the Globe Business Enterprise Innovation Forum earlier this week. Somewhere in the remote interior of mainland China, his story went, a poor agriculture-based village purchased a communal Haier washing machine, and was quite pleased with its performance.
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