Artisans of the future

Artisans of the future

As this article from 1843 Magazine outlines, the world’s attention these days is focused on technology, yet there is a growing trend for craft and artisan companies that look more like workshops from the pre-industrial world.

Soft skills and the future of work

Soft skills and the future of work

As organisations and business analysts turn their attention to the likely impact of artificial intelligence on the world of work, several key futures are emerging. Rather than a dystopian future where robots take everyone’s jobs, there is a definite convergence on the opportunity for human strengths and soft skills to complement those of AI and automation.

Think bigger, plan smaller

Life, it seems, is essentially unpredictable. Even experts are pretty rubbish at predicting things. Consider research conducted by Philip Tetlock who undertook a two decade study into experts and what they knew or, indeed, didn’t.