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Thinking about the Future

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About James Woudhuysen

James Woudhuysen, 55, is a physics graduate and Professor of Forecasting and Innovation at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Article on chemical weapons for The Economist, 1978; co-author, Robots, 1984; The future of cities, report for Glasgow Development Agency, 1988; multi-client study on e-commerce, 1988; proposed Internet TV, 1993. Manager, worldwide market intelligence, Philips Consumer Electronics, 1995-7; Cult IT, ICA, 1999; 'Play as the main event in international and UK culture', ...

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Forecasting

How to predict the future in relation to consumers, business and government

IT

How to understand the future of IT from a demand-side, social perspective –not just the supply-side perspective of technologies (though that's included)

The workplace

The big changes are not in design or IT, but in HR

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Why is construction so backward? by James Woudhuysen
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James spent the whole of the conference getting to know the subject material and hearing what the delegates had to say before delivering a topical and very entertaining presentation. It was content rich and not afraid to challenge popular wisdom.

Ian Wright - Northern Housing Consortium

Many thanks for your contribution to our meeting on Tuesday. . . . You managed to find just the right balance in combining several very relevant and serious messages for the future of our business with a most entertaining and captivating delivery style.

John O'Higgins - Spectris PLC

MBA students from Sun Yat-sen University enjoyed your session and found it stimulating and informative. We are very grateful that you were able to give the delegates your insights into disruptive thinking, and to contribute to the success of the course.

Caroline Airey - Leadership Programmes for China, University of Oxford

Thank you so much for sharing your ideas with us in Montreal. It was a great experience, and you made us THINK! I'll look forward to future collaborations.

Thomas Lockwood - Design Management Institute, Boston
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