Posts tagged Futures Agency

These are some of my recent ‘bottom lines’ on the Future of Media. Read more on my new blog at  Download most of my books incl. The Future of Content (2011) for free, via GerdCloud (my shared-items dropbox folder). Watch some videos of my recent keynotes and talks on this topic. Download the DISRUPTION PDF.  Enjoy and spread the word.

So what do Futurists actually do ?

A conversation between Futurists Dr. James Canton and Gerd Leonhard This video is part of the new series (launching soon). This video covers questions such as 1) what does a Futurist do (and what not)  2) why clients hire us, and what we can do for them 3) some of the challenges that we have encountered in the past 10 years.

Data is the new Oil: 3 illustrations - which one do you think is best? The theme was coined by Clive Humby at AMA 2006, but I use it a lot in my talks and presentations, see the links here

The b/w piece was done by Sedat Oezgen, the green & cloud piece is by Gerry Alpern, and the people/cloud background was licensed from sevensheaven

Five Rules for Marketers and Media in 2013 (by Jack Myers)

Nice, short overview by @futuresagency member Jack Myers

Don’t miss this special report: Social TV and The Second Screen


“We are happy to anounce the release of a special report that Stowe Boyd has recently written, Social TV and The Second Screen, developed cooperatively by his company ‘Work Talk Research’ and The Futures Agency, as part of an ongoing series on the future of media. You can download the whole thing (yes, for free) via the link below and Stowe’s site. TFA’s Gerd Leonhard wrote the foreword (excerpt): The overlap of social media and TV represents a huge opportunity for those that truly understand and internalize, embrace and partake in these changes, and that welcome this dawning networked, interdependent and many-to-many society. via

MediaFuturist: Special Report with Stowe Boyd: Social TV and The Second Scree. Plus: Media Futures Collaboration with Stowe