Three scenarios address the challenges to India's future as a global player. Chief among these is the need to build a broadly based dynamic economy that enables all citizens to share in the gains from economic development.
Personal data – digital data created by and about people – is generating a new wave of opportunity for economic and societal value creation. As some put it, personal data will be the new “oil” – a valuable resource of the 21st century.
Three scenarios explore how innovation will transform access to, and delivery of, financial services by 2020, in a globalized world. Will innovation be incremental or fundamental, will it be driven by traditional or new players, and what types of innovation will we see?
This report identifies 3 global scenarios for 2030 and 2 sets of case studies from China and India. These scenarios are designed to challenge current thinking, create new insights, facilitate the debate between key decision-makers and provide momentum for action.
Businesses currently grapple with the realities of
skills shortages, managing people through change
and creating an effective workforce. By 2020, the
radical change in business models will mean
companies facing issues such as:
Technology stakeholders and critics were asked in an online
survey to assess scenarios about the future social, political, and
economic impact of the Internet and they said the following:
• The mobile device will be the primary connection tool
Hundreds of internet leaders, activists, builders and commentators were asked about the
effect of the internet on social, political and economic life in the year 2020. The views of
the 742 respondents who completed this survey were varied; there is general agreement
This initial report from the New Financial Architecture was mandated by the Forum’s investors and financial services communities in January 2008 to explore the driving forces that are shaping the global financial system in both the near-term and the long-term, and how these forces might affect go
Everyone agrees the world is changing. The question is in which direction? This paper offers an original contribution to the debate on the future shape of the international system.
Life in 2015 will be revolutionized by the growing effect of multidisciplinary technology across all dimensions of life: social, economic, political, and personal. Biotechnology will enable us to identify, understand, manipulate, improve, and control living organisms (including ourselves).