Trends Issue 163 - November 2016

The New Plastics Economy

Plastics have become the ubiquitous workhorse material of the modern economy, combining unrivaled functional...

The New Plastics Economy
published on: Nov 15, 2016

India’s Coming Economic Surge

In the first half of the twenty-first century, India will boast a unique combination of youth, scale, and...

India’s Coming Economic Surge
published on: Nov 15, 2016

How Commercial Drones Will Optimize the Supply...

Drone vehicles of all sorts are becoming cheaper, smarter, more powerful, and more reliable.  When, where, and how...

How Commercial Drones Will Optimize the Supply Chain
published on: Nov 15, 2016

Competing on Customer Experience

In a world where it’s more difficult to sustain a cost or product advantage, companies are increasingly focusing on...

Competing on Customer Experience
published on: Nov 15, 2016

The Brave New World of Human Enhancement

In our book Ride the Wave, we explained how the 12 technologies of the Fifth Techno-Economic Revolution would...

The Brave New World of Human Enhancement
published on: Nov 15, 2016

The Great Acceleration Ahead

Despite the doubts expressed by many, we’re now emerging into an era of accelerating economic growth, which will...

The Great Acceleration Ahead
published on: Nov 15, 2016