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Alum Survey Results: Is the knowledge gained from the program useful?

Published on September 14, 2015 By Andy

Another useful finding from the Alum survey concerned the question: is the knowledge gained from the program useful? The first was around how has the program influenced your thinking? The survey was conducted by student (and now alum) Fatema Tuz Zohra as part of her Master’s Project for the Foresight program. She was able to […]

Student Needs 2025+: Future Skills

Published on July 11, 2014 By Andy

A key theme we identified in exploring emerging student needs out to 2025 is that while we might have interesting debates at what skills would be most important, a “constant” would be the need for re-skilling. We won’t some day identify the “correct” or ultimate set of skills — it’s a moving target that evolves […]

Student Needs 2025+: All That’s Old is New Again

Published on March 26, 2014 By katie king

Millennials seem to be itching for the 70s. Two new scan hits show that modern trends in working and playing might be headed for a downturn. 1. Millennials’ workplace backlash. Everyone knows that a Millennial thrives with technology and would just as soon work from the beach as a corner office. Not so, according to […]

Houston Futures of…

Published on September 4, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

Work:  Humanity needs to come first when it comes to the future of work.  We owe it to ourselves to with a sense of what we can be.  Here’s a new work manifesto that expresses those ideals. Search:  Can the future of be more implicit?  Taking searching to exactly how you feel about something you’re […]

Houston Futures of…

Published on June 25, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

Innovation:  Partnerships are the key to creating new things and new ideas.  Co-creation will reign! Workforce:  Hundreds of millions will be out of work as millions of jobs will go unfilled as the global economy looks to calibrate in the information age.  Is America watching closely? Social Activism:  There are great things happening in the […]

Houston Futures of…

Published on June 15, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

Work: PSFK does most of the work for us by cobbling together their future of work series into seven trends.  Thanks! Display:  BMW shares it insights on the future of the digital display at the mall, airport, and even outdoors. Video:  Condition One wants to put the power of 180 degree video in everyone’s hand.  […]

Houston Futures of…

Published on May 29, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

Mobile:  The emerging economies of China, India, and the rest of the developing world will power not only mobile growth but creative ideas as well. Internet Gaming:   Gamification has surfaced as a “game changer” when it comes learning, teaching, and doing, so tell your kids to stay up late plating Call of Duty. Work:  When […]

Best of Blogs: May 1, 2012

Published on May 1, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

              Privacy:  Brian Mulconrey’s precient prediction in the September-October 2005 edition of The Futurist by October 2012 seems to coming to light a couple months early as WFS‘ Cynthia Wagner points out.             Accelerating Change:  Looks like we missed this a couple weeks ago, […]

Houston Futures of…

Published on April 20, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

              Education:  How the future of education creates disconnected education which leads back to human and connected education which leads to more jobs.             Money:  Hot on the trail of other Houston Futurists like Heather Schlegel and her friends at Swift, Pew Research pops […]

Houston Futures of…

Published on March 27, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

            GigaOm’s Structure:Data conference says that the future of data is “bottlenecked” due to money.             The Future of Work is going mobile, so hotels may have to change how they allow you to work better.             San Francisco Chronicle […]