Quiet Quitters: 50% US workforce wish they were working elsewhere. Human Resources Keynote Speaker

50% of US workers are Quiet Quitters. They have left in their hearts, don't believe any longer in your strategy. 40% want to leave in 12 months. The Great Resignation. Connect with PURPOSE to win Quiet Quitters. Human Resources Keynote Speaker

Future of Human Resources, virtual working, hybrid teams, motivation, management. HR Keynote Speaker

Futurist Keynote Speakers - how Futurist Keynotes transform events, change thinking, enlarge vision, sharpen strategic thinking, identify opportunities and risks. Patrick Dixon is one of the world's best known Futurist Keynote Speaker

Speed of change often slower than people expect! I have successfully forecast major trends for global companies for over 25 years. Focus on factors driving long term changes, with agile strategies for inevitable disruptive events. Futurist Keynote Speaker

Agile leadership for Better Risk Management. Inflation spike in 2022-3 - what next? Expect more disruptive events, while megatrends will continue relentlessly to shape longer term future globally in relatively predictable ways. Futurist Keynote Speaker

Crazy customers! Changing customer expectations. Why many decisions are irrational. Amusing stories. Lessons for Leadership, Management and Marketing - Futurist Keynote Speaker VIDEO

TRUST is the most important thing you sell - TRUE for every business. How to BUILD TRUST, win market share, retain contracts, gain new customers. Future of logistics and supply chain management - Futurist Keynote Speaker

Future of Sales and Marketing beyond COVID - hybrid event in Vilnius: physical audience of 800 + 300 virtual. Digital marketing, location marketing. How to create MAGIC in new marketing campaigns. Future of Marketing Keynote Speaker

Chances of 2 people in 70 having same birthday? Managing Risk in Banking and Financial Services. Why the greatest risks are combinations of very unlikely events, which happen far more often than you expect. Keynote speaker on risk management

Compliance is Dead. How to build trust. Reputation of banks and financial services. Compliance Risks. Why 100% compliance with regulations, ESG requirements etc is often not enough to prevent reputational damage

Life's too short to do things you don't believe in! Why passionate belief in the true value of what you are selling or doing is the number one key to success. Secret of all leadership and marketing - keynote for 1100 people in Vilnius October 2021

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Big Data, Predictive Analytics, Blockchain, Cybersecurity

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

Future of Artificial Intelligence, AI, Robotics, Big Data, Predictive Analytics, the Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Home Automation, Smart Homes, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Technology and IT - hundreds of articles / videos and keynote conference presentations on related issues. Patrick Dixon is one of the world's best-known Futurist keynote speakers, has worked with hundreds of the world's largest companies and has been ranked one of the 20 most influential business thinkers alive today. Clients include Google, Microsoft, Intel, Toshiba, HP, IBM, Phillips, SAP, Siemens, Symantec, Tata, Infosys, Ricoh, Actinic, ARBS, Asco, Capco, Compaq, Comverse, European Internet Foundation, Fujitsu Siemens, Nokia Siemens, Georgia Technology Forum, ITS, Kyocera, Leadbay, NCR, Red Prairie, SolidWorks, Unaxis, Unisys, Zellweger Luwa. Patrick Dixon has given keynotes on technology and telecom related issues to audiences in North America, Central America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Scandinavia, Africa, Central Asia, South East Asia and Asia Pacific.

 

Future of Surveillance - and what it means for your personal privacy and freedom. Next generation state surveillance, use and abuse by dictatorships and security services as well as private companies and individuals

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU – George Orwell’s 1984 gives a chilling picture of how technol­ogy could be used by a dictator to control millions.

But the tools available today have advanced far beyond what Orwell saw.  Most governments of larger nations are using a wide range of digital tools to secretly monitor people on a very large scale.  

Tomorrow’s tools will take this to an entirely new level including instantaneous, accurate face recognition from fixed video cameras in public places, through to recognition by mobile cameras worn by police or undercover agents.  

Read more: Future of Surveillance - and what it means for your personal privacy and freedom. Next generation state surveillance, use and abuse by dictatorships and security services as well as private companies and individuals

   

Life in the year 2100 with forecasts to 2120: why radically different to what most people expected back in 2050. Discover for yourself in New edition of The Future of Almost Everything. FEATURE / INTERVIEW

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

Tell us about the new edition of your book The Future of Almost Everything - in it is a chapter on life in 2120, how did you go about trying to forecast that far ahead? Most people would think it impossible.

It was an interesting process. When you are that far out, you are almost in the realms of science fiction, but remember that the greatest SciFi writers have often had extraordinary vision and correctly anticipated many things we take for granted today. I have been forecasting trends for over 30 years now, and the reason I'm still here, having worked with over 400 of the world's top 2000 companies, is because I've found that major trends tend to change in relatively predictable ways, while human nature is basically unchanged. And even technologies that change very rapidly are usually doing so in ways that are fairly obvious when you think about it. The broad direction of major global trends is usually very clear to experts in each industry or region, while we may debate about exact timing and likely impact....

Read more: Life in the year 2100 with forecasts to 2120: why radically different to what most people expected back in 2050. Discover for yourself in New edition of The Future of Almost Everything. FEATURE / INTERVIEW

   

Future of Artificial Intelligence. How AI will change jobs, manufacturing and health. Impact of AI on marketing, investment, banking, insurance, politics, government, warfare, consumer choices and how people think. Artificial Intelligence FEATURE

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

Artificial Intelligence is about a world dominated by smart machines, more intelligent than humans, becoming more powerful every day. But how will that AI power be used? Is AI a force for good or for evil?  Will robots ever achieve full human consciousness, or "real" intelligence, or will they just remain smart machines?

Will Artificial Intelligence create massive unemployment, combined with Robotics? Will society become controlled by AI systems?

Here is the truth in a lengthy feature about Artificial Intelligence in the auto industry, health care AI, warfare AI, impact of AI on banking, investments, insurance, retail, surveillance and security, workplace and so on. This is based on keynotes on the future of Artificial Intelligence and related issues, across the world.

Read more: Future of Artificial Intelligence. How AI will change jobs, manufacturing and health. Impact of AI on marketing, investment, banking, insurance, politics, government, warfare, consumer choices and how people think. Artificial Intelligence FEATURE

   

How a single hack could destroy your company. With 3bn accounts hacked in just one company, cyberattacks are greatest risk to large business, nations and wider world - The Truth about Cybersecurity and what to do about it - Futurist keynote speaker - POST

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

What happens when you combine Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Big Data and Cloud Computing, to the world of banking, telcos, mobile devices and personal computers? 

The answer is the you get the biggest target for criminals that the world has ever seen - all waiting online to be attached and exploited in a billion different ways using little more than a couple of computers, owned by very smart geeks. Never in human history has it been possible for one person, sitting in a bedroom at home in a distant land, to create such havoc and chaos, to seize such power.  So what do we do about it?

Cyber-crime will be one of the greatest threats to our world over the next 50 years, and far beyond, into centuries to come.  There is no way back from such a future, except by dismantling all the global e-systems that link us increasingly together. (Extract from book The Future of Almost Everything by Futurist keynote speaker Patrick Dixon.)

Read more: How a single hack could destroy your company. With 3bn accounts hacked in just one company, cyberattacks are greatest risk to large business, nations and wider world - The Truth about Cybersecurity and what to do about it - Futurist keynote speaker - POST

   

Truth about Robots - will robots destroy millions of jobs? What future for human beings at work? Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Keynote Speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

Yesterday I shared a platform with a ROBOT to give a keynote (for EY / Ernst & Young) - as I do regularly....but I'm at no risk whatsoever of losing my job to the automaton.

I have worked with over 400 of the world's largest companies over the last few years, as a Futurist advisor / keynote speaker - and huge numbers of them are worried about robotics / AI / Artificial Intelligence. What does it mean for our business? Are we investing enough in Big Data analytics? How will competitors attack our markets using robotics and next-generation automation. How will Artificial Intelligence control our future?

At the same time, in the media everyday we see sensational headlines such as "Hundreds of millions of jobs will be lost to robots", suggesting that humankind will never be able to find enough work for tomorrow's people, because so many jobs will be done by machines....

Read more: Truth about Robots - will robots destroy millions of jobs? What future for human beings at work? Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Keynote Speaker

   

Truth about Blockchain and BitCoins – impact of Blockchain on your industry, business and wider world. BitCoin and other cryptocurrencies - keynote comment

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

I have advised hundreds of the world’s largest corporations on digital trends, and one of the biggest that CEOs and boards are now talking about is Blockchain. What is Blockchain and what does it mean for us?  Could Blockchain wipe out our business, or will Blockchain help us grow? Here is a comment after my recent keynote for the global team of Generali Insurance, on Blockchain.

Blockchain means that anyone in the world with online access can prove a particular document exists, when it was sent, who it was sent to and so on.  We can also prove that an event has taken place, in a way which is fully transparent to everyone who needs to know this around the world. The implications of this are going to be huge.  And it will be many years before we work it all out.  

MORE RECENT POSTS ON BLOCKCHAIN

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How to make money from Big Data - and why LITTLE DATA is what really matters. Big Data spots a pattern - Little Data spots a person

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

Big Data is used by every large corporation, banks, governments and so on to make links between past events, and to predict future events. Billions of dollars are being spent (mostly wasted) by companies trying to spot patterns in trillions of data items. Big Data is used heavily to try to predict customer behaviour and to target marketing campaigns.  

However the REAL value lies in around around 0/5% of all the data.  Big Data is about spotting patterns but Little Data is all about spotting a person - turning data into real commercial value. Comment by Patrick Dixon, Futurist and Keynote Conference Speaker. Need a world-class Big Data keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

Read more: How to make money from Big Data - and why LITTLE DATA is what really matters. Big Data spots a pattern - Little Data spots a person

   

Future Retail, Consumer Tech and Big Data - Futurist Keynote for Samsung VIP clients - Marketing, Mobile customers - VIDEO

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

Future retail trends in Mexico, Latin America. How retail trends are changing and the impact of Big Data. Notes on Futurist keynote lecture by Patrick Dixon for Samsung client event in Mexico.  

Many issues relating to Big Data in retailing, customer analytics, location-based marketing, sales patterns - in wider context of the radical retail revolution sweeping across Latin America, driven by factors such as the growth of middle class consumers, mobile payments, cost-comparison websites, e-commerce, growth of shopping malls and so on. Need a world-class retail keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now

Read more: Future Retail, Consumer Tech and Big Data - Futurist Keynote for Samsung VIP clients - Marketing, Mobile customers - VIDEO

   

Future Telcos and Digital, Cloud and Big Data - convergence, innovation, mobile customers and e-payments. Futurist keynote speaker on digital trends

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

Media article for South Korea summit on ICT, telecom and digital trends following Futurist keynote there. The future is about convergence and divergence. The industry trend is for companies, products and services to converge – but many of the most important future innovations in ICT will be divergent: doing things differently to serve customers better. Firstly we are seeing accelerating convergence on a global scale eg computer software, hardware and mobile companies (Microsoft /Nokia, Google / Motorola). Expect rapid convergence of telcos and banking. Mobile payments are being driven by growth in emerging markets. 70% of all mobile payments take place in the fastest growing economies, mainly in Africa eg m-Pesa, which now handles 33% of Kenya’s GDP. Expect a mobile-based global revolution in banking. Need a world-class digital disruption keynote speaker? Phone Patrick Dixon now or email.

Read more: Future Telcos and Digital, Cloud and Big Data - convergence, innovation, mobile customers and e-payments. Futurist keynote speaker on digital trends

   

Clouds and Crowds: Seize your Digital Future. Future impact of Cloud Computing, innovation convergence, cybersecurity and other important business issues. Futurist Keynote Speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

Digital Convergence, Connections, Clouds, Crowds and Controls - take hold of your future - or the future will take hold of you.

IT directors face complex, rapidly changing challenges as they struggle to keep their corporations up to speed. Meanwhile, managers AND customers are making decisions of their own, moving their personal lives into the Cloud with email, photos, videos and so on. Companies are getting left behind. 

Summary of 2011 keynote conference presentation by Futurist speaker Patrick Dixon for Ricoh - very accurate predictions and trend analysis.

Read more: Clouds and Crowds: Seize your Digital Future. Future impact of Cloud Computing, innovation convergence, cybersecurity and other important business issues. Futurist Keynote Speaker

   

Big Data in Health Care - Information Overload, self-service health care, med tech

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

Keynote speech by Patrick Dixon on Big Data, information overload and making sense of data - and impact on health care. Companies lose 80% of customers within 10 seconds - life is too short to wait, swift and effective customer service is key.

Individuals know more than the doctors about their treatment, internet research means information overload. Overcoming institutional blindness and institutional overload. Exponential increase in unstructured data, structured data.  Genetic prophecy will grow dramatically in accuracy as we match millions of human genomes with disease patterns in a global biotech Big Data project.

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Future Technology - videos, keynote lectures, slides, articles

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

There is a huge range of material on future technology.  Here are just a few resources.  You can also search the site plus our YouTube channel using the search box on the right of this page.

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How green is your digital world? Saving IT costs and environment - conference speaker

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How IT companies part of $40 trillion global race to reduce energy use over 20 years. IT major consumer of energy. “Greening of IT” is creating major new business opportunities, can improve corporate image, and may increase customer loyalty. Conference keynote speaker - futurist video by Patrick Dixon. 500 million obsolete computers in America, 130 million mobile phones thrown away each year. E-waste 2% of solid municipal waste in America, hazards polluting water supplies or endangering wildlife. lead pollution in land fill - printed circuit boards and components, mercury and cadmium, linked to cancer, reproductive problems, other illnesses.

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Do social networks kill “real” relationships? Futurist Keynote Speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

Do social networks damage "normal social relationships"?  Impact of virtual communication on social gatherings.

FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Plaxo, Bebo, YouTube are mainly communities of people who know each other. Why many people are physically present but mentally and emotionally absent. Influence of social networks on partner selection and family life.

Virtual relationships, video, videoconferencing, Skype, dating and Second Life. How relationships are changing in the online world.

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BIG Data, Privacy, RFID Tracking, Global Supply Chains

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

Future of the retail industry - use of BIG DATA. Patrick Dixon delivers a conference keynote for BNP Paribas in Bulgaria.

A world beyond mobile, instant global stock control and improved supply chains. Airbus use RFID in all 1.5m different components of each plane, tracking them across the world. Audi A6 -- 85 door components, 50000 product combinations. The 'internet of things', location data of consumers and products creates 'Big Data... Need a world-class keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now

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