Which will be the hottest technological inventions right now? Which are the most recent technology coming our way? What technology will drive the worldwide talks, and moreover, that will have the best effect in 2019? When it turns out a few will probably be quite evident, while others may surprise you. Listed below are a few of the latest up and coming technologies for 2019 and outside. Using a brand new year, we are taking a new look at where sustainability has been led globally.

These innovative technologies with potential impact for business.
  • 5G networks. ...
  • Mainstream blockchain apps. ...
  • More AI-enabled platforms for automated work. ...
  • Machine learning for customer service. ...
  • 3D printing. ...
  • New security measures. ...
  • Augmented reality. ...
These technologies are worth to watch closely in 2019.
  • Machine Learning will advance Artificial Intelligence (AI) ...
  • 10 Ways Smart Cities Will Restructure The Economy. ...
  • Quantum Computing (Supercomputing). ...
  • Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) ...
  • 10 Ways Smart Cities Will Restructure The Economy. ...
  • More AI solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. ...
  • Wireless Charging Technology From Ecoupled. ...

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100 years from Orwell’s 1984. The world will have solved the dilemmas that are killing us. How do we get there? The century of new tech Step-change technology (AI, Blockchain, IOT, bio-tech) is not just an engine of growth. It is the only bridge to get to the future. Dilemma. 1. Those who ignore New …

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Marketing. We will see a decline of traditional media, and a concentration and digitization of advertising. Consumers will be sourcing their info and ‘cool’ online, via very few, integrated and global platforms. Marketing needs to adjust to this behavioral shift. All of this needs to be orchestrated centrally, with a strong set of corporate positions and a …

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Management guru Peter Drucker once said, “What’s measured improves.” So true. You get what you measure when it comes to business performance. The problem is that most teams don’t have clear key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of their strategies and projects. Sure, they may have goals, but without clear KPIs, they don’t have a way to know quantitatively that they’re …

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Some people believe that the most innovative companies create customer demand with breakthrough new offerings. They say things like, “Nobody knew they needed an iPhone until Apple created it. Apple created needs that people didn’t even know they had.” Hence, if you want to be an innovation leader, strive to create customer needs. This may sound good, but it’s a misbelief …

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Innovation Sprints are a really hot topic right now and for good reason. Some of the biggest companies in the world are using them to build the products we know and love.

Customer Success is a newer discipline in the world of insurance. But while the term is new, the concept isnot; in fact, it is largely an aspirational even somewhat elusive nirvana. It’s even more important in theworld we live in today where, to quote the ECONOMIST: we are now facing “a new world disorder” andwe …

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From an interview/podcast I just made with the great Chiara Covone on Marketing & Branding. Great discussion. Today we are going to talk about brands, brands from today and tomorrow. You worked with many well known brands over the years, in very different industries. What do you think all successful brands have in common? I …

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Louis Zero is a strategic design workshop, and not a digital agency. Strategic design stands for shaping impactful products, services and business models. As a workshop, it's open to all, from debates and meetings to playground for companies.

Some people believe that the most innovative companies create customer demand with breakthrough new offerings. They say things like, “Nobody knew they needed an iPhone until Apple created it. Apple created needs that people didn’t even know they had.” Hence, if you want to be an innovation leader, strive to create customer needs. This may sound good, but it’s a misbelief …

Debunking Myths to Drive Growth Read More »

From an interview/podcast I just made with the great Chiara Covone on Marketing & Branding. Great discussion. Today we are going to talk about brands, brands from today and tomorrow. You worked with many well known brands over the years, in very different industries. What do you think all successful brands have in common? I …

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Innovation Sprints are a really hot topic right now and for good reason. Some of the biggest companies in the world are using them to build the products we know and love.

Customer Success is a newer discipline in the world of insurance. But while the term is new, the concept isnot; in fact, it is largely an aspirational even somewhat elusive nirvana. It’s even more important in theworld we live in today where, to quote the ECONOMIST: we are now facing “a new world disorder” andwe …

Mind Maps Read More »

22 out of the 30 most transformative innovations were conceived by employees. Kaihan Krippendorf explains why internal innovators are so essential for corporate growth, and how they can win out on the innovation path.

Louis Zero is a strategic design workshop, and not a digital agency. Strategic design stands for shaping impactful products, services and business models. As a workshop, it's open to all, from debates and meetings to playground for companies.

100 years from Orwell’s 1984. The world will have solved the dilemmas that are killing us. How do we get there? The century of new tech Step-change technology (AI, Blockchain, IOT, bio-tech) is not just an engine of growth. It is the only bridge to get to the future. Dilemma. 1. Those who ignore New …

2084 Read More »

Marketing. We will see a decline of traditional media, and a concentration and digitization of advertising. Consumers will be sourcing their info and ‘cool’ online, via very few, integrated and global platforms. Marketing needs to adjust to this behavioral shift. All of this needs to be orchestrated centrally, with a strong set of corporate positions and a …

Seeing The Future Read More »

Being effective as a transitional leader or manager, make sure to take, enact and embody, both a well-considered, generous, kind and caring, and an orchestrated strategic and systemic effort.

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Is COVID-19 really the universe tapping us on the shoulder? We have tranquilized ourselves as consumers with mindless consumption. This really is the opportunity we have as an industry to sit down together and make a change.

Management guru Peter Drucker once said, “What’s measured improves.” So true. You get what you measure when it comes to business performance. The problem is that most teams don’t have clear key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of their strategies and projects. Sure, they may have goals, but without clear KPIs, they don’t have a way to know quantitatively that they’re …

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Experimenting 100 innovative solutions over 20 countries in Africa twice a year: that’s the process we describe in this compelling interview with David L. Ross, Innovation teacher at Carnegie Mellon University, about corporate open innovation in Africa, initially published in Disrupt Africa. David Ross teaches innovation, entrepreneurship, and investment at Carnegie Mellon University Africa, and …

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Fanny Desbois is Communication Director, and Madame l’Ambassadeur of le centvingsept by Pixelis, an organic and open place to the world: it hosts strong projects within Pixelis eco-system. It is a place of sharing, openness, learning and curiosity. Change-makers for good (aiming at positive impact) from all over the world are invited to shake up practices, …

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Most industries in today’s world run on a balance of sophisticated computer systems and skilled people to use them. Technology has allowed numerous industries to grow at a rapid pace and has streamlined countless business processes. But it still can’t learn, design, and discover the way people can.  When computers and machinery became more practical …

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Yesterday my electric toothbrush finally decided to die on me. It had served me well, may it rest in peace, and was so old that when I originally purchased it, there were probably only four or five options to choose from. It was so old that I actually recall buying it at a physical store, as …

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Innovation culture has long been one of the most challenging, and oft-discussed, topics in our conversations with business and innovation leaders. Given the extraordinary importance of innovation for businesses, and society in general, and the fact that culture has been shown to be one of the biggest barriers for innovation performance, it’s not much of a surprise. Because most …

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by Greg Heist, Chief Innovation Officer, Gongos, Inc. “No. I don’t think the Empire had Wookies in mind when they designed it, Chewie.” – Han Solo to Chewbacca about the Tydirium Imperial Shuttle they’re flying While we can forgive the Galactic Empire for not factoring the needs of Wookies into Imperial Shuttles (it was after …

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