Gartner, Inc. has highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2009. Gartner defines a strategic technology as one with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years. Factors that denote significant impact include a high potential for disruption to IT or the business, the need for a major dollar investment, or the risk of being late to adopt.
IBM just released the 2008 Global CEO Study. The Enterprise of the Future is the key theme of the study, which is based on face-to-face interviews with 1130 CEOs in 40 countries across 32 industries.
The Intuit Future of Small Business Report authored by the Institute for the Future, is a three-part study that examines significant trends affecting small business over the next decade.
According to ScientificCommons project “about page”, its major aim is to develop the world’s largest communication medium for scientific knowledge products which is freely accessible to the public.
The conference “Futures & Regions: Making Futures Work for Regional Development” has brought together leading futures experts from the corporate sector, public sector and academia concerned with improving the way public bodies plan successfully for regional development in Europe.
Singapore is the most future-oriented country in the world, new research from Thunderbird business school reveals, whereas Russia is the least. Yet people the world over aspire to plan for the future, a fact global managers can use to inspire workers in present-oriented cultures to look ahead.
Working on one of the deliverables for a project that has just started, I have been searching for issues and software applications regarding Strategic Intelligence. After reviewing a number of presentations and reading a number of articles I came up to ThinkTank 2.0 by GroupSystems.