I think nowadays we have to rely far more on our own powers of reason and logic and indeed investigation in order to determine the validity of an idea, review, comment, etc. A good example is the Orlando Figes case – look it up on Google. We become the ultimate arbiters of truth and we don’t rely on any intermediaries to determine it (although certainly we are influenced by our peers and co-contributors). But I think this is preferred and I for one would not want to put this genie back in the bottle.
So I’ve looked backwards and now its time to turn my gaze forward. These are my thoughts on what capabilities or areas need attention in the next 10 years if we are to remain relevant and even thrive. They are focused on organisational relevance, not personal (this comes later :). I’d love to get your thoughts on what you think is important? (more…)