Trends Issue 155 - March 2016

The Next Stage of Globalization

Beginning in the ‘80s, globalization transformed the world, driving foreign policy, corporate strategy, and economic...

The Next Stage of Globalization
published on: Mar 16, 2016

The Road Back from Oilmegeddon

Many in the “Panic Du Jour crowd” have embraced the 19-month downward spiral in petroleum prices as their latest...

The Road Back from Oilmegeddon
published on: Mar 16, 2016

The Global Automotive Revolution Just Ahead

If one technology embodied and drove the 20th century mass production era, it was the automobile. This led to an...

The Global Automotive Revolution Just Ahead
published on: Mar 16, 2016

Infotech and the Twenty-First Century Workforce

As highlighted in prior issues, the embedded networked intelligence, smart machines, and robotics aimed at services as...

Infotech and the Twenty-First Century Workforce
published on: Mar 16, 2016

The Growth of Robot Farming

Combine the recent rash of food contamination with chronic drought and a shortage of farm laborers, and you begin to...

The Growth of Robot Farming
published on: Mar 16, 2016

The Biggest Unaddressed Threat to Our Security

While growing income inequality, climate change, and repeats of the terrorists attacks we’ve experienced from...

The Biggest Unaddressed Threat to Our Security
published on: Mar 16, 2016