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Thought and creativity will become the individual’s most important assets as technology shapes a future with new ways of working, playing and connecting. The big shift will be the simplification and automation of mundane processes – whether on the factory floor, the construction site or the office. The employee of the future will be judged more on their thinking skills and creativity than their technical ability. Understanding the potential power of the brain and how it can be refined, will enable leaders to attract the best people and achieve the top results. The enterprise of the future will be valued on quality ideas to conceive and execute what a connected consumer wants and needs.

Event Resources

Future Ways of Thinking, Wednesday 29 July 2015 - Watch video
  • Professor Michael Merzenich - Harnessing the Power of Brain Plasticity
  • Professor Selena Bartlett & Sheryl Batchelor - Improve Your Brain Fitness fo Knowledge Economy
  • Professor Judith McLean - The Economics of an Artistic Mind in Leading Teams
  • Professor Daniel Johnson - Motivation and Engagement Through Gamification
  • Professor Geoff Abbott - Leadership Coaching for High Order Thinking
  • Professor Michael Rosemann - Developing a Digital Mindset

    The Data Cure, 18 May 2015 - Watch video
  • Professor Kerrie Mengersen - The Data Cure or the Data Curse? Exploring the Yin and Yang of Big Data
  • Associate Professor Adrian Barnett - Big Data
  • Professor Lisa Nissen - Data Cure: Implication in Clinical Care?
  • Kara Burns - Patient Generated Health Data
  • Mal Thatcher - Big Data in Healthcare

    Future Thinking News

    We're back to look at the future

    02-02-2017

    Welcome back to the Real World Futures program for 2017 and another year of learning and sharing about the impact of new technologies on how we think, work and live.

    The two minds that learnt how we think

    31-01-2017

    THE writer who enlivened the world to the value of big data in sport and the peril of algorithms in financial markets has delivered new insights into how we think.

    Spotlight on QUT graduate during Sundance Film Festival

    24-01-2017

    A virtual reality film (A Grandmother’s Love) shot in Guatemala by a Brisbane multi-media artist and filmmaker to highlight the work of the Global Brightlight Foundation (GBL) premiered yesterday during the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, USA.

    Why some drivers slow down when using mobile phones: QUT research

    24-01-2017

    With mobile phone distracted driving a growing road safety issue, a QUT study reveals why some drivers slow down when using a mobile phone but others don’t.

    CEA-backed TrademarkVision launches ‘deep learning’ image recognition for IP protection

    06-01-2017

    CEA-backed creative-tech startup, TrademarkVision, has announced the release of its ‘deep learning’ algorithms to further enhance its world leading image recognition technology.

    CEA announces 2017 accelerator for Australian fashion entrepreneurs

    06-01-2017

    QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has announced that applications are now open for its 2017 Fashion Accelerator program as it looks to discover Australia’s next big fashion export.

    Customers key to digital change

    02-11-2016

    TWO of Australia’s leading change agents have put the customer at the centre of the digital transformation that is driving their businesses.

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