Aerospace and Defense: Building for Uncertainty
Aerospace and defense companies have a unique challenge in building strategies that account for 10+ year product development cycles in a complex and rapidly changing global environment.
Responsible Experimentation with Blockchain
Permissioned systems provide opportunities for established businesses and public entities to begin experimenting with blockchain technology while maintaining control, so that important trade-off decisions can be made deliberately.
Augmenting Reality and Transforming Industries
AR is a hybrid visualization technology that combines the real world and the digital world. These technologies will transform the nature of skilled labor, as well as the retail and remote work experience.
The Body as an Innovation Platform
Advances in genomics, bioengineering, and health technologies have the potential to enable longevity, facilitate better health throughout the human lifespan, increase food supplies, and enhance performance.
Transforming Insight: Corporate Near Death Experiences
Advanced modeling and simulation creates new insights into the way the world works and fundamentally changes the ways businesses think of their products.
Transportation: Rapidly Shifting Landscape
The transportation industry is on the precipice of an existential shift, as new technologies and business models change fundamental market dynamics.
Logistics: Dependencies and Complexity
The logistics industry is directly affected by any shift that impacts the volume of goods moved around the world, requiring companies in this sector to be forward-looking, agile, and proactive.
Consumer Products: Imagining the Future
People’s buying and consumption patterns are deeply affected by their age, where they live, how they communicate, and their economic health, creating a complex moving target that consumer products companies need to adjust to.
Energy and Natural Resources: Powering Societies
The energy and natural resources industry is among the most dependent upon the status quo, at least from a core technology and materials use perspective. This requires careful hedges against disruption, as capital-intensive businesses can be extremely hard to pivot.
Technology and Continuous Reinvention
Computing, biotech, and other developments have the potential to drive dramatic step-function change to underlying economic and political systems.