Disruption of EconomiesSME Advisor
The world is at a strategic inflection point. Recent events point to the intense stress faced by the existing social-economic-political order. The global economic slowdown, environmental degradation, anti-globalisation rhetoric and rising populism in the West are symptoms that the current system is finally reaching its growth limits.
Conversely, the advent of the sharing economy, meteoric boom of start-up ecosystems, revitalised interest in space exploration, and technological advancements in recent times are positive indicators of a brave new world ahead.
Are we on the brink of a techno-economic revolution that will pit the industrial-age creations against an accelerating train of intelligence-based technologies?