Author: James Canton, Ph.D.
Publisher: Da Capo Pres
A forecast of the most important game-changing trends—and how to manage and profit from them to improve your life. We live in a time of complex and radical change. Those that are ill-prepared for the seismic shifts set to occur over the next thirty years will be in for a rough ride.
The world is moving rapidly toward ubiquitous connectivity that will further accelerate how and where people collaborate, share, gather, do business, and exchange knowledge. The most important impact on the world of the Connected Planet Trend will be universal access to all human knowledge by everyone on the planet. Connecting and enabling new innovations, discoveries, solving world challenges, creating new products, solutions, generating economic prosperity — that is what the possibilities are of the Connected Planet in the near future. The massive empowerment of individuals and societies through the power of global connectivity captures the essence of this trend. The Connected Planet will empower individuals with the mobile web, digital money, linked online markets, collaborative supply chains, and, above all, fuel a market for innovative new ideas.