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IoT and the Future of Work

The Internet of Things is already transforming how we work in surprising ways. 8 case studies compare the past and present with 3 lessons to actually make work better.

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IoT and the Future of Work

  1. 1. IoT and the Future of Work Image: James R. Powers
  2. 2. § Early stage global venture fund § 3 Managing Partners, 3 Venture Partners, 1 Associate § 43 portfolio companies, 24 Impact Partners, 400+ co-investors FRESCO TEAM FRESCO IMPACT PARTNER FRESCO PORTFOLIO
  3. 3. Our Past Is Still Here Image: Grid Magazine
  4. 4. But Tomorrow has Arrived Image: SpaceX
  5. 5. Unfortunately, It’s Still Messy
  6. 6. So Let’s Explore Together Image: SpaceX
  7. 7. 8 Case Studies The Past is Still Here But Tomorrow has Arrived
  8. 8. Case Study #1: Space
  9. 9. Past: Space is Singular Image: NASA
  10. 10. Today: Space is Scalable Image: Mike Hopkins / NASA via Twitter
  11. 11. Case Study #2: Planet
  12. 12. Past: Plunder the Planet
  13. 13. Today: Protect the Planet Image: Insight Robotics
  14. 14. Case Study #3: Mobile Data
  15. 15. Past: Mobile Data = Good Fortune Image: Gizmodo
  16. 16. Today: Mobile Data = Basic Need
  17. 17. Case Study #4: Valuable Assets
  18. 18. Past: Sit on Ass(ets)
  19. 19. Today: Protect Assets Image: Riskpulse
  20. 20. Case Study #5: Video
  21. 21. Past: Video Team Image: RCA via Wikipedia
  22. 22. Today: Video Stream Image: Swivl
  23. 23. Case Study #6: Design
  24. 24. Past: Design by Factory
  25. 25. Images: Samantha Robinson, Viola Sutanto, Cheree Berry all via Red Clay Today: Design by Network
  26. 26. Case Study #7: Bio
  27. 27. Past: Mainframe Bio Image: Bobgjalindovia Wikipedia
  28. 28. Today: Desktop Bio Image: Chai Bio
  29. 29. Case Study #8: Waste
  30. 30. Past: Smelly Waste
  31. 31. Today: Smart Waste Image: Compology
  32. 32. So What Are The Lessons?
  33. 33. Lesson #1
  34. 34. Don’t Extract Assets
  35. 35. Image: Spire Invest in People (Seriously)
  36. 36. Lesson #2
  37. 37. Break the Boredom
  38. 38. Consumerize Work
  39. 39. Lesson #3
  40. 40. Forget the Factories
  41. 41. Grow Open Networks
  42. 42. About That Messy Future?
  43. 43. Mission: Keep Exploring
  44. 44. “Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.” - John F. Kennedy
  45. 45. fresco.vc @tytusm

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