Leaders agree: Creativity will be 3rd most important work skill by 2020

Idea to Value

Here are the Top 10 Skills in 2020 that these companies want from their employees and recruits: Complex Problem Solving. According to a new report from the World Economic Forum, it is clear that creativity at work is going to be one of the most important and in-demand skills in the next 5 years. In fact, it is going to be the third most important skill overall.

Innovative Election Platforms: 2020


Around the world there are dozens of very important elections coming up between now and 2020. Political leaderships in almost all corners of the world are trying extremely hard to remain in power while coping with varying levels of panic. All political leaderships are desperately seeking a miracle to wash off the decade’s long downward spirals; the increased erosion of the Middle Classes, the droughts of prosperity and the harvesting of fruitless fields. Trend Alert

Why 2020 Is Shaping Up To Be A Pivotal Year

Digital Tonto

While the past ten years have given us unprecedented control over the virtual world, the next decade will bring us unprecedented power over the physical world. Related posts: 2012 – The Year. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

2020 Tipping Point: A New Era of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

For the past 20 or 30 years, innovation, especially in the digital space, has been fairly straightforward. We could rely on technology to improve at a foreseeable pace and that allowed us to predict, with a high degree of certainty, what would be possible in the years to come.

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Government Funding: Does It Help Or Hurt Innovation?

Phil McKinney

Blog Case Studies Leadership Measuring Callahan Innovation challenge.gov EU Government Funding Horizon 2020 New Zealand U.S. Governments around the world are beginning to see just how much the everyday citizen, the small business owner, or a startup can change the world.

59 Innovation Events for Q4 2015

Innovation Excellence

Earlier this year, Jason Williams shared a list of 46 Innovation Conferences for 2015. That list has grown to over 150 and provided the inspiration for Explorious Ventures.

IBM’s “5 for 5” Highlights Secure Digital Solutions For The Physical World

Digital Tonto

Identifying meaningful problems and setting goals to solve them are the first steps in transforming ideas into reality Related posts: The Digital World in 2020.

Drones Are Taking Off: Here's Who Stands to Profit


We aren't the only one who see a huge market emerging — Goldman Sachs forecasts a $100 billion market opportunity emerging between now and 2020. At Rocketspace, we expect based on our research that there will be 1 billion drones in usage by 2030. Corporate Innovation Corporate-Startup Partnerships Drones

Three Startups That Lead the Way in Voice Recognition


billion dollars by 2020, according to Allied Market Research. While voice recognition may feel like a 1950's notion of how we'd interact with our kitchens in the year 2000, it is quickly emerging as a realistic vision of the future — a future that will be worth at least $3.6 Trends Internet of Things (IoT

Moore’s Law Will Soon End, But Progress Doesn’t Have To

Digital Tonto

Related posts: The Digital World in 2020. What we will see though is a shift in emphasis from the microchip to the system as a whole. 4 Digital Laws. What Can We Expect From The Next Decade of. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Accelerating Returns Moore's law

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Top 5 Innovations in Solar and Photovoltaic Power

Innovation Excellence

per kilowatt hour by 2020. The Department of Energy (DOE) has hit a key goal in solar energy cost reduction three years ahead of schedule, according to The Hill.

IoT Is Rewiring Established Industries: Here’s How


In a recent report, BI Intelligence found that there will be 34 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020, which represents an increase from 10 billion in 2015. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been called the next Industrial Revolution. Today’s IoT startups are laying the groundwork of a new economy that connects physical and digital realms—subsequently creating a world in which people are closer together and information has the potential to travel faster than ever before.

Exploring The Future: When Robots Take Your Job

Innovation Excellence

Yes, a robot will most likely take your job - or at least change its current function dramatically - within the next two decades and experts seem to agree that the acceleration of this development will start around 2020.

How Big Data is Sure to Give Your Business a Competitive Edge


Data analysis specialists have projected that by the end of 2020, business enterprises will have data amounts equivalent to 44 zettabytes, or 44 trillion gigabytes. Just like oil became a valuable commodity in the 20th century, data is also proving to be priceless to companies and business organizations in the 21st century. Trend Alert

Innovation in the World Demands Adaptability in the Workplace

Innovation Excellence

The online magazine Digital Trends suggests that automation will commandeer around 5 million jobs by 2020. That means that 5 million workers are going to have to resign themselves to joblessness, or will have to improve current and even learn new sets of skills so that they can flourish.

The Future of Insurance: 15 predictions for 2017

Innovation Excellence

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from Matthew Griffin’s upcoming paper The Future of Insurance 2020 & Beyond.

Infographic: How 70% of Fortune 100 Companies Are Innovating Through IoT Products


Gartner projects that by 2020, that number will grow to over 200 billion; to put it another way, for every human being on the planet there will be about 26 objects wired to the IoT. The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the emerging technologies that will drive the Next Economy.

How to Conquer Distance with Collaboration


As a result of their Frontline 2020 initiative, the WAP feels more connected and collaborative than ever. To find out more about the Western Australia Police and Frontline 2020, click here to download the recent case study. Long distance relationships are never easy.

Seizing on the Greatest Global Shift in 5,000 Years

Innovation Excellence

The year 2020 will mark the beginning of the most profound change in global demographics we’ve ever seen. Here are 3 ways to make that work in your favor. Big change takes us by surprise because it doesn’t fit the pattern of the past.

10 Industries The Internet of Things Will Change Forever


billion devices before the end of 2020. A recent MarketResearch.com report predicted the healthcare IoT market will tip the $117bn mark by 2020, as big names re-calibrate to satisfy the industry’s consumerisation.

The Impact of Wearable Technology on Mobile Devices


Wearable tech once seemed like a passing fad, but it’s now expected to more than double between the years of 2016 and 2020, indicating that it’s here to stay.

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Perhaps this may stimulate you to ask yourself if you’re now prepared for 2020? You’ve undoubtedly noticed that the world is changing, and quickly. We took this photo in an airport a few years ago, and now here it is 2015 and lo and behold, they were pretty close to right on.

Emerging Trends in the Automotive Sector


Even by 2020, we’ll start to see them on the road more often. Perhaps no industry has been as proprietary about their intellectual property as the automotive sector where their product development is their competitive edge.

#1,430 – 2019 Breakthrough Nominee: 5G

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

We’re getting closer to a more exciting sci-fi-style future, and the seeds for that will be planted as 5G expands into reality in 2019 and then ramps up in 2020. Prepare yourselves for one of the biggest buzzwords of 2019: 5G. That’s right.

The Internet of Things brings fresh Innovation Opportunities

Destination Innovation

Gartner group forecast that the number of wirelessly connected products will increase from 5 billion today to 21 billion by 2020 (not including smartphones or computers). The Internet of Things (IOT) will have a dramatic impact on product and service innovation.

Twelve Jobs that Robots cannot do

Destination Innovation

The World Economic Forum predicts that robotic automation will result in the net loss of more than 5m jobs across 15 developed nations by 2020. The Hadrian X robot is made by Fastbrick Robotics from Australia. It can lay 1000 house bricks in an hour.

Inspire Innovation with thought leader Magnus Penker in Malaysia 

Innovation 360 Group

Inspire Innovation in Penang, Malaysia. MAGNUS PENKER, Founder & CEO of Innovation360. Mastering Innovation and working with world’s first AI engine for Innovation Management.

Focus On Customer Experience – Your Customers Will Thank You

Leveraging Networks

According to a recent Walker study, by 2020 customer experience (CX) will overtake price as the key brand differentiator, with customer interactions occurring at every stage of the buying journey. More than ever, business today revolves around consumers rather than companies, and it is the consumers who dictate business outcomes.

Intentions (Announcements) Vs Actions

Rmukesh Gupta

Starbucks to ban plastics straws in all stores by 2020. What stuck me with these announcements is that they were all going to stop using these straws sometime in the future, some by the end of the year, some by the end of 2020 and so on and so forth. The Announcements. We have recently had a lot of announcements around businesses deciding not to use plastic straws as they wreck havoc on the environment specially on marine lives.

NASA’s Open Innovation Call for Lunar Concepts


” All you need to do to take part is submit a proposal for a device that could go to the moon between 2017 and 2020 and that will shed light on NASA’s knowledge gaps. NASA is once again casting its net far and wide for ideas that will help it work out how humans can live in space.

Strategies for Employee Engagement in a Gig Economy

Rmukesh Gupta

Some of the key insights from the study regarding the future state of the Gig economy that they quote are as below: By 2020, 25% of organizations expect to use 30% or more contingent workers and the proportion using less than 10% will fall from 35% in 2016 to 22% in 2020.

Innovation Circle with Magnus Penker in Penang, Malaysia

Innovation 360 Group

Innovation Circle in Penang, Malaysia. MAGNUS PENKER, Founder & CEO of Innovation360. Innovation Strategy for Sustainable Profits and Growth in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

How Europe is Innovating with Open Innovation


According to research by the Gartner Group, there will be more than 20 billion connected devices in use by the year 2020. That is a massive multi-billion euro opportunity that could result in breakthrough innovations in all sorts of areas, and it hasn’t gone unnoticed in Europe.

Strategic Thinking on 4 Years of Hoping and Praying


Will it cause all of us, the people of this nation, to rethink our political and social structures, and aggressively work for something better in 2020 ? A new national experiment begins.

#1,290 – Michihito Matsuda

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

In fact, if Donald Trump was to run in 2020 against Michihito Matsuda who would you vote for? A while back I wrote about my idea for an AI based elected official that would make decisions for us after analyzing all of the relevant information, whether that was voting records, poll results, census data, or the latest news. Well, as it turns out, I may finally be getting my wish for a robot, known as Michihito Matsuda, is now running for mayor in Tokyo.