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Navigating Tomorrow: Exploring business models for an uncertain new reality

June 2020  

The coronavirus pandemic has put us firmly in the midst of a period of accelerated change, likely heralding in significantly different ways in how we will live, work and do business. Navigating Tomorrow explores the future of business models and organisational capabilities by exploring key trends and uncertainties that are rapidly accelerating as a result of the pandemic. The trends and resulting scenario framework, raises fundamental questions that every organisation will have to formulate an effective response to.

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How the Coronavirus is accelerating our future 

August 2020

In this podcast we join Tony Kofkin from Kofkin Bond & Co to discuss current events and how scenario planning can help organisations navigate a changing future. We explore how the pandemic is accelerating key trends that shape our society, the impact of technology on our world, how education may change and what it could all mean for Australia’s economy.

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Coronavirus: Focusing your response with the '20-minute business model'

March 2019

We’re in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak and it’s all consuming. The simple, yet effective Business Model Canvas is a unique tool that provides leaders with a short and sharp overview of where to focus their team’s efforts as they spearhead their organisation’s response in this highly volatile and uncertain time. 

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3 ways Melbourne is planning for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

August 2018  

Bringing people together has always been the attraction of cities. As the world’s central economic engines, cities will be at the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In this article for the World Economic Forum, co-author Sander van Amelsvoort of SJS Strategy looks at the way that the next industrial revolution will rearrange our economic activities and what kind of strategies we will need to devise for the way we will live, work and do business in the future. 

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The Committee for Melbourne’s Melbourne 4.0 Taskforce used scenario planning to prepare the city for the forces of change in the age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Over the course of six months, members from across business, academia and the not-for-profit sector came together by way of workshops, interviews and an online community to formulate the Committee’s forward-looking agenda. Take two minutes to see how they went about! 


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