Wednesday, June 4, 2014

World Business Forum Sydney 4: Finding a new way to live with technology

Image source: twitter.com/WBFSydney

Randi Zuckerberg is former Director of Marketing of Facebook is founder/CEO of RtoZ Media, a company that proposes new platforms to help businesses be more social.

Top 10 developments in technology, entrepreneurship and business happening globally

1. Enter the Entre-Ployee. Elements of working for a start-up and a corporation in one job.

2. Think like a media company. Engaging customers and clients through creating content.

3. Connections are currency. Benefits to those who have a lot of followers on social media.

4. Reinventing retail. Pop-up stores, subway stations, vending machines selling handbags.

5. Turn FOMO into JOMO. The “joy of missing out” – be grateful and happy where you are.

6. The maker movement. 3D printing is poised to become a huge business.

7. Life-logging. People are constantly documenting their lives.

8. Education the new frontier. Online courses close the skills gaps.

9. Gamification for motivation. Apps make a game out of motivating us.

10. Unplug to Refresh. Digital detoxes are gaining momentum. Hand over your gadgets!

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