Wfs july 9th, 2011


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This is the presentation I gave at the World Futurist Society Conference July 9th, 2011. It's a scaled down version.

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  • I’m going to cover a lot in a short time, I’ll kind of be all over the place but try to stick with me if you can. I don’t know the future, I’m helping you build it.
  • Technological Revolution, what we are seeing today is not the first. King David became one of the great leaders of his generation, he was one of great Leadership and had Favor with God. About 200 years before King David there was a tribe known as the Hittites', they were smart and intelligent people in those times, they had knowledge that no one else had and would not let the Israelis have it. They introduced us to the smelting & processing of Iron. Now think about that, they had plows, better weapons and tools than their neighbor countrymen. So in one generation – it changed Israel and the Iron Age also changed ours. The introduction of Iron is much like the microchip we have today. King David is responsible for bringing Iron to the rest of the world.
  • 1.) Where does it come from, how do we solve it, why can’t we get along with other people. 2.) The most advanced society in the world and we still have poverty 3.) Most people live like they are never going to die.
  • We are bored in places that matter – school, work etc. – How do we fix this? If you are not playing, you aren’t learning
  • 60% of all commerce will be done online by 2015
  • Fortune 1000 companies will be replace by smaller and faster new companies.
  • We used to be people of the book, we are now people of the screen - screening
  • Interacting & Collaborating
  • SHARING – Everything is on the Cloud
  • Shift from Ownership to Rental. Access Is Better Than Ownership
  • Amanda Hocking
  • Wfs july 9th, 2011

    1. 1. The Future Of Business Owen Greaves
    2. 2. Future Of Business
    3. 3. Future Of Business
    4. 4. The Future Of Business <ul><li>Director / Manager of Information Technology Campus Crusade for Christ, Canada Headquarters Langley, B.C. </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Operating Officer – Shorebridge Technology Group </li></ul>
    5. 5. The New Technology <ul><li>Table of Contents – The New Technology eBook </li></ul><ul><li>Chapters </li></ul><ul><li>1 - The Three Day Work Week </li></ul><ul><li>2 - The Next Job Boom! </li></ul><ul><li>3 - Predictions & Projections </li></ul><ul><li>4 - The Nano Paradigm </li></ul><ul><li>5 - The Nanobots at Work </li></ul><ul><li>6 - The End of Mankind? </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    6. 6. The Future Of Business
    7. 7. The Future Of Business <ul><li>Mindset </li></ul><ul><li>Trumps </li></ul><ul><li>Skill Set </li></ul><ul><li>Everytime </li></ul><ul><li>Your mindset is about what you see, </li></ul><ul><li>think, and believe. </li></ul>
    8. 8. The Industrial Age <ul><li>The first Industrial Revolution, began in the 18th century, merged into the Second Industrial Revolution around 1850, when technological and economic progress gained momentum with the development of steam powered ships, railways, and later in the 19 th century with the internal combustion engine and electrical power generation. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Henry Ford Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was the American founder of the Ford Motor Company and father of modern assembly lines used in mass production. His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry.
    10. 10. King David He lived-1040–970 BC He Reigned: over Judah c.1010 - 1003 BC; over Judah and Israel c.1003 - 970 BC.
    11. 11. Technology Has Yet To Solve <ul><li>Three things Technology has yet to solve </li></ul><ul><li>1.) Human Evil </li></ul><ul><li>2.) Human Suffering </li></ul><ul><li>3.) Death </li></ul>
    12. 12. The Future Of Business <ul><li>BUSINESS NOT AS USUAL </li></ul>
    13. 13. The Future Of Business
    14. 14. The Future Of Business
    15. 15. The Future Of Business
    16. 16. The Future Of Business
    17. 17. The Future Of Business
    18. 18. The Future Of Business <ul><li>60% </li></ul>
    19. 19. The Future Of Business <ul><li>70% </li></ul>
    20. 20. The Future Of Business <ul><li>A recent study found that the top businesses in the world are falling behind and at an increasing rate! </li></ul><ul><li>This study found that between 1973 and 1983, 35 percent of the top companies in the Fortune 1000 companies were new. </li></ul><ul><li>However, in the next decade (1983 to 1993), the rate of replacement increased to 45 percent, and then jumped again to a whopping 60 percent between 1993 and 2003. </li></ul><ul><li>If the current trend continues, over 70 percent of Fortune 1000 companies will turnover from 2003 to 2013. </li></ul>
    21. 21. The Future Of Business
    22. 22. The Future Of Business
    23. 23. Social Media - TWITTER <ul><li>450 Employees </li></ul><ul><li>225 Million Registered Users </li></ul><ul><li>200 Million Tweets Per Day </li></ul><ul><li>1.6 Billion Search Queries Per Day </li></ul><ul><li>80% of visitors are outside of </li></ul>
    24. 24. Social Media – Twitter Search
    25. 25. People on FaceBook <ul><li>More than 750+ million active users </li></ul><ul><li>50% of our active users log on to FaceBook in any given day </li></ul><ul><li>Average user has 130 friends </li></ul><ul><li>People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on FaceBook </li></ul><ul><li>There are more than 250 million active users currently accessing FaceBook through their mobile devices. </li></ul>
    26. 26. Activity on FaceBook <ul><li>There are over 900 Million objects that people interact with (pages, groups and events) </li></ul><ul><li>Average user is connected to 80 pages, groups and events </li></ul><ul><li>Average user creates 90 pieces of content each month </li></ul><ul><li>More than 30 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) shared each month. </li></ul>
    27. 27. Global Reach on FaceBook <ul><li>More than 70 translations available on the site About 70% of FaceBook users are outside the United States Over 300,000 users helped translate the site through the translations application. </li></ul><ul><li>People on FaceBook install 20 million applications every day </li></ul>
    28. 28. LinkedIn Facts <ul><li>As of March 2011, LinkedIn has more than 100+ million members in over 200 countries around the globe. </li></ul><ul><li>A new member joins LinkedIn approximately every second, and about half of our members are outside the U.S. Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members. </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn started off 2011 with about 1,000 full-time employees located around the globe. </li></ul>
    29. 29. The Future Of Business <ul><li>&quot;The future of business and media is all about interconnected business models that generate mutual benefits for everyone. The era of 'egosystems' such as walled, controlled, centralized and RoIe-obsessed businesses, is rapidly closing. Now it's all about creating powerful ecosystems that are built on openness, standards, transparency, trust and decentralization. Think Google versus AT&T, or Twitter versus FoxNews.“ – Gerd Leonhard </li></ul>
    30. 30. The Future Of Business
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    35. 35. The Future Of Business <ul><li>Who Am I Talking About? </li></ul><ul><li>YOU! </li></ul>
    36. 36. Future Of Business <ul><li>OPEN & FREE </li></ul>
    37. 37. Open & Free Business Model <ul><li>What Does It Look Like? </li></ul>
    38. 38. Open & Free Business Model Examples <ul><li>McDonalds – Free Coffee for a month – tripled sales (Tim Hortons) </li></ul><ul><li>Starbucks – free coffee for a day if you owned a Starbucks Mug – mug sales went thru the roof </li></ul><ul><li>Subway – Free coffee for a month – results not public yet.(Seattle’s Best Coffee) </li></ul><ul><li>Apple partners with Record labels – iTunes gets 30% of all sales through iTunes and gives 70% to record labels. Win - Win </li></ul>
    39. 39. Tassimo Canada <ul><li>Tassimo Canada – they run every year for the past 3 years an incredible promotion to massively increase sales. Strategic Alliance’s with coffee makers Nabob, Starbucks, etc. </li></ul>
    40. 40. Tassimo Canada
    41. 41. Change is Everywhere <ul><li>MIT – Put all Courseware online for FREE </li></ul><ul><li>MIT’s Application & enrollment rose by 35% </li></ul>
    42. 42. ART
    43. 43. Open & Free Business Model
    44. 44. Open & Free Business Model
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    47. 47. $88,000 Per Year
    48. 48. The Future Of Business
    49. 49. The Future Of Business <ul><li>Web-Native Business Model </li></ul><ul><li>Network to Networked </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile & Social 1 st </li></ul><ul><li>Open Platforms – FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn… </li></ul><ul><li>Control to Trust – building relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Egosystem to Ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Walled Gardens to Jungles </li></ul><ul><li>Shift to the Cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Friction to Engagement – Control to Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>GUI to NUI (Natural User Interface) </li></ul><ul><li>Yes / No – Maybe </li></ul><ul><li>Linear to Fuzzy Logic </li></ul><ul><li>Denial to Foresights </li></ul>
    50. 50. Future Of Business
    51. 51. Things to think about <ul><li>What’s in your Hand? </li></ul><ul><li>We are all wired to do certain things, what are you wired to do? </li></ul><ul><li>When you do what you were meant to do, you make the world a better place. </li></ul><ul><li>Living the good life means, giving your life away, it comes from serving others. </li></ul><ul><li>The purpose of influence speak up for those who don’t have influence. </li></ul><ul><li>Your value is not based on your valuables. </li></ul><ul><li>How many people are better off because you lived? </li></ul>
    52. 52. The Future Of Business With Owen Greaves