Futurology

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Answering What’s The Future by exploring digital’s future impact. Every week the Futurology team explores the "Future of _______” with people that are doing - and not just talking - the future, right now. As the Futurology team, your hosts bring a diverse thought process based in a diverse and collective experience - they are... Brett Lindsay (B2), the Digital Philosopher and Engaging Content Specialist, strives to find solutions to unique problems by consulting to companies, in order to make the most effective use of new technology to enhance the way they do business through the power of engaging digital solutions. Brett St Clair (B3), the Ex Googler, turned digital banker and African Digital Disrupter, who loves being part of Africa's greatness by focusing on disrupting the status quo and accelerating growth through the frenetic buzz of developing exponential businesses. Michael Cowen, the Digital Renegade, an ex Agency, turned exDigital Management Consultant who builds sustainable digital solutions to solve real human problems. Every Wednesday from 12:00 - 13:00 the Futurology show digs into the tech, the trends and digital transformations that are happening and will change how we live, work and engage as people and as businesses. #thefutureiscoming

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11
DEC
2017

CXTECHFEST: Safer Cities & The Quality Of Experience

In this podcast we chat to JP Horne, who has been on the forefront of public sector innovation within the public sector for the last 20 years. His experience spans both spectrums of this sector, having serviced government while working for Microsoft and Oracle Corporation - as well as within the belly of the public-sector beast at the City of Cape Town.
11
DEC
2017

CXTECHFEST: Scaling CX Through Technology

In this podcast we chat to Christelle van de Merwe, whose presentation was around scaling the customer experience through technology.
Christelle Van de Merwe is the Global Director of Customer Innovation and Transformation at Mimecast. Prior to this, Christelle’s passion for CX originated at the University of Cape Town with a Bus Sci Degree in Marketing and then many years in the telco industry, including Cell C and Virgin Mobile. The focus has been on translating the subjective concept of customer experience into a scientific, objective process by mapping the customer journey and providing scoring opportunities at each juncture. Her focus now is on optimisation and exploring different approaches to embrace Customer Success as an outcome.
10
DEC
2017

CXTECHFEST: Artificial Intelligence Drives Smarter CX

Artificial Intelligence is the future of the business-technology landscape. It’s not good enough to just have a strategy and plan to use AI in your business, it’s important about how well it is executed, what is the impact of AI on consumers, business and our way of life today and into the future. Joe Fuster is Global Head of Customer Experience Cloud at Oracle.
10
DEC
2017

CXTECHFEST: In Math We Trust - Bitcoin & Blockchain

Human trust is undergoing its most significant transformation in history. Money is the second most important societal construct after language and is currently undergoing its biggest transformation. Beyond money, this will fundamentally change contracts and creative work, leaving no business untouched... leading some prominent computer scientists to call the blockchain a more significant invention than the internet itself. Simon Dingle is a designer at Phantom Design.
06
DEC
2017

The Future of Work (recorded live at Huawei Innovation Zone)

The Futurology team goes live in the Huawei Innovation Zone. To change things around a bit we decided to do a live podcast with Brian Armstrong on the Future of Work. We were joined by a live audience who added their 2 cents worth. It was a fascinating, in depth discussion that digs into what the #FoW means and where it is all going. The audience joined in with a few questions and kept the conversation interactive and entertaining. A big thanks to Huawei for opening their Innovation Zone and for hosting this amazing event. #HuaweiZA #Mate10Pro
Huawei
22
NOV
2017

BCX Disrupt

Ian Russell, CEO of BCX, joins the team in studio to discuss the BCX Disrupt event and all things causing #disruption - as well as adopting technology and new ways of working as we look to the future.
15
NOV
2017

The Trends of 2018

2017 is almost over and the gurus are starting to publish next year's big trends. Some are predictable - like AI and Machine Learning - and maybe old trends like AR will be back in vogue. Who knows? Well Mark Walker has a pretty good idea. He runs the Africa office for International Data Corporation (IDC), which is one of the largest research houses in the world. Mark has over 25 years of experience in the information technology and telecommunications industry - so he has his finger on the pulse, and shares with us his thinking around what's important for 2018.
08
NOV
2017

The Future of Fake Social Media

Recently social media has been redefined by the massive spike in fake news, fake accounts, and general manipulation of the core message to suit specific agendas. The #Guptabots are a case in point, run out of India and spilling their vile evil across the social media channels. The team speaks to Andrew Fraser to get a better handle on what's going on.
01
NOV
2017

Go Digital, Stay Human!

From The Netherlands, Christian Kromme is a Futurist, Technology speaker and author of the book 'Humanification'. Christian shows organisations how to turn technological change into a competitive advantage. He believes that visionary ideas with a lasting impact on people are ones that are delivered in a simple and engaging way... which is why he uses stories, engaging visuals, and case studies to bring insights to life.
25
OCT
2017

Singularity University Part 5: Mars & the Future of Mobility

The Futurology team brings you one last batch of interviews with amazing speakers and guests from the Singularity University Summit. The Bretts talk to Brett Loubser about the SingularityU experience, discuss the future of mobility with Carlo van de Weijer, and have an out of this world conversation with Adriana Marais about being an aspiring Martian.
18
OCT
2017

Singularity University Part 4: Medical Technology & Quantum Security

In this next podcast within the Singularity series we chat to Diviya Chander about Medical Technology and Jaya Baloo on Quantum Security. So if you want to know how often North Korea has been hacked, how ones and zeros are in the same place at the same time, or the merging of tech and organic humans join us for these very powerful interviews. Have fun listening... and thanks for joining us in this show Justin Coetzee!
11
OCT
2017

Singularity University Part 4: Exponential Technologies, Evolution & Innovation

To #FutureProofAfrica we need to know what our future is? And so we continue with the Singularity U Series as we chat to Nick Haan on how exponential technologies is solving the Great Global Challenges that the world is currently facing. The future of work is evolving and Valter Mxolisi Mgojo and Valter Adao tell us where it's all going. We chat to Thiru Pillay on how consultancies like Deloitte Consulting are offering solutions. Then Larry Keeley finishes up with what innovation is all about - and as a global leader in this field he knows his stuff.

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