About Future Thinking
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.
Real World Futures 2017 Conference | Disruptive Influences - And What To Do With Them. Tuesday, 17 October 2017Disruptive Influences _ And What To Do With Them - Watch video
- Ms Pip Marlow, CEO Customer Marketplace, Suncorp Creating an Innovation Ecosystem
- Mr Stephen Scheeler, Special Adviser to PwC Australia Mobile is Eating The World
- Dr Phuong Pham, DPhil, Head of Strategy & Policy, Telstra Health The Personalisation of Healthcare
- Mr Nick Vanzetti, Managing Director, ESL Australia Sporting Disruption
- Mr Michael Trotter & Mr Dylan Poulus, Founders, QUT eSports QUT eSports
- Professor Suzi Derbyshire, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching), QUT Learning for the Mid-Century 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
A project aiming to accelerate the safe and successful deployment of automated vehicles by having them understand human intent is among 22 QUT-led projects to receive Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project Grants announced today.
Stephen Scheeler has one question he notices stops the boards he advises dead in their tracks. It’s this: “How many people do you have working on voice-activated AI for customer service?”
QUT’S Room Three Sixty was at standing room only on October 17 when more than 200 innovators and disruptors came together for the Real World Futures conference, Disruptive Influences - And What To Do With Them.
The man who helped power US Navy ships with alternative fuels made from beef fat is touring Queensland this week along with QUT experts to help push the state’s burgeoning biofuels industry.
If humans are to ever fully trust driverless cars to make decisions for them, these autonomous systems need to be able to understand how humans problem-solve in ways that sometimes defies machine logic.
THE marriage of people, the data they produce and the technology that can use it was at the centre of the Real World Conversation, Connected Cities, Connected People.
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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- Dobinson, Troy & Stokes-Thompson, Frederick (2015) The potential for utilising the collaborative learning spaces approach in the delivery of résumé development education. Australian Journal of Career Development, 24(1), pp. 64-68.
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