Future Watch, February 2023
Welcome back to Future Watch, where we keep an eye on the horizon so you can innovate boldly.
Stay in the know about the latest strategies, innovations, and market news that are shaping the future of business. It’s like having a crystal ball, but without the need for a fortune teller’s tent or a questionable set of cards. So sit back, relax, and get ready to be the smartest person in the room.
Articles & Editorials
How My Daughter’s Approach Can Inspire Us All, editorial by Rhonda Honke
My oldest daughter is ten years old and in grade four. She is curious and considerate, and she loves to design, draw, and build. Where I used to play with Tinker Toys at her age, she’s into coding and stop-motion animation.
If you’re unfamiliar, stop-motion video is where you take many, many photos of stationary elements with slight movements between shots. If you are old enough to remember “flipbooks,” this is just the digital version.
It was this weekend’s stop-motion project that made me pause, though. My daughter had a friend over to work on a new video. As I was in the next room cleaning, I overheard some of their conversations and found myself in awe of their process. I quickly recognized it as our Plan–Do–Study–Act (PDSA) cycles of learning.
How Microsoft Became Innovative Again
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How to Empower Employees to Innovate
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5 Key Trends in Women’s Health Technology for 2023 to Watch
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I’ve seen the (distant) future of AI web search – here’s where it’s amazing, and where it struggles
Cheap EVs, new mRNA jabs, wind farm wins, and more.
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