Recent articles by Bernard Marr:

Why Every Business Needs To Prepare For The Shifting Talent Pool

As swiftly became clear during the pandemic, technology is enabling new ways of working, with many organizations adopting remote or hybrid working practices.[...]

Why Every Business Should Consider Switching To A Flatter, More Agile Organizational Structure

Whether you work for a startup, a giant multinational, or something in between, organizational structure is so embedded in the notion of work and business that we hardly notice it.[...]

The Future Of Work: 4-Day Week And Pioneering Ideas At Virgin Money

Work has changed immeasurably over the decades that I have been in the workforce, and I am sure that 20 years from now, it will be unrecognizable from how it is today.[...]

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The Amazing Ways Nike Is Using The Metaverse, Web3 And NFTs

Artificial intelligence (AI), e-commerce, and in-store experiential technology have been integral to the brand’s strategy for many years.[...]

Why Every Business Must Become A Purposeful Business

A purpose that your customers (and employees) can genuinely connect with? If not, you’re ignoring a major trend in the business world.[...]

How To Become A More Sustainable And Resilient Company

Indeed, two out of three consumers can now be categorized as “belief-driven buyers,” and more than two-thirds expect brands to care about environmental issues.[...]

Human Vs. Artificial Intelligence: Why Finding The Right Balance Is Key To Success

Welcome to the age of blended workforces, where intelligent machines and humans combine to accelerate business success.[...]

How To Create Your Digital Avatar For The Metaverse

If you’ve ever seen my TikTok channel, you will have come across Bernard Marr 2.0. He looks and sounds a lot like me, but he is, in fact, my digital twin – an avatar powered by AI and machine learning.[...]

The Best Examples Of DAOs Everyone Should Know About

The Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) is a web3 idea that allows communities, corporations, or any type of collective organization to be administered and governed without centralized leadership, thanks to the ability of blockchain.[...]

10 Skills Robots Can’t Replace In The Workplace (Yet)

Machines can now do many things we would have deemed impossible a few decades ago – but there are still human skills robots can’t yet replace.[...]

The Biggest Technology Trends In Wine And Winemaking

When we think about the wine business, the images that come to mind might be more of vineyards stretching across the French countryside than of robots and digital transformation.[...]

The 10 Best Examples Of The Metaverse Everyone Should Know About

This makes it a bit difficult if we want to put together a list of platforms or experiences that represent the best of what it could be.[...]

The Future Trends In Mobility And Transportation

The way we travel from place to place is changing at a faster pace than any time since the proliferation of automobiles, trains, and airplanes during the last century.[...]

Everything-As-A-Service: Why All Brands Must Consider Subscription Models

One of the biggest business trends around, I believe the subscription and servitization model will shape the businesses of the future.[...]

How To Make Difficult Decisions?

The first, and by far the easiest to deal with, are ones where, given the right data, we have everything we need to make the right decision.[...]

The Internet Of The Future: Here Are Best Examples Of Web3 In Practice

Web3 is the term used to describe the “next level” of the internet - following on from web 1 (HTML, or the “world wide web”) and web 2 (social media, and the user-generated web).[...]

Why Every Brand Must Create Immersive Experiences For Their Customers

Are we becoming less material? It certainly seems that way. Research shows that today’s consumers increasingly prioritize experiences over material goods[...]

C2C

Why Every Business Must Consider The Platform (or C2C) Trend

It’s where customers connect with other customers to communicate or trade goods/services, usually via an intermediary platform like Facebook, Uber or Etsy.[...]

Future of Work

Why Every Business Must Get Ready For The Conscious Consumption Trend

With growing awareness of the climate crisis generally comes a desire for more eco-friendly products.[...]

The Best Online Courses To Learn Metaverse Skills

Metaverse is the word of the moment – referring to online, persistent virtual environments that many, including the likes of Facebook and Microsoft[...]

The Benefits And Dangers Of Using AI In Recruitment

Many of us don’t like the idea of putting decisions that can seriously impact people’s lives in the hands of machines.[...]

Key Future Predictions To 2050: 5 Phases Everyone Should Understand

What will happen to the world over the course of the next fifty years? Will we see nations replaced by corporations as the leading powers in geopolitics?[...]

What You Need To Know Before You Start Working With Artificial Intelligence

It seems like everyone is talking about artificial intelligence at the moment, and there’s good reason for that. We are seeing its revolutionary impact across just about every industry.[...]

How Will Manufacturing Companies Use The Metaverse?

Manufacturers are already using metaverse technology to speed up product design, train employees, and streamline processes. What is the future of manufacturing in the metaverse?[...]

The Rise Of Super Apps And What That Will Mean For Your Business

Now there are several companies that have created super apps that offer customers a complete ecosystem for managing many different things.[...]

How To Become A Successful Video Content Creator – Insights From KallmeKris

The development of new technology means some jobs that were common in past times no longer exist – think of lamplighters, elevator operators, and telephone switchboard operators.[...]

Radically Human: How AI-Powered And New Technologies Are Shaping Our Future

There are a lot of great books being published these days on the subject of artificial intelligence, as human authors attempt to tackle the technical, philosophical, and societal challenges posed by our growing reliance on smart machines.[...]

10 Amazing And Innovative Examples Of NFTs Everyone Should Know About

NFTs stepped into the limelight in 2021 with a number of projects achieving multi-million-dollar valuations and sales.[...]

Why Is Data Governance So Important To Every Organisation?

In business today, data is understood to be the key to improving every aspect of how we plan, administer, design, build, sell and look after our customers.[...]

How the Metaverse Will Transform the Travel Industry

Travel in the metaverse won’t replace the real deal – but immersive experiences of all kinds are already improving travel and hospitality.[...]

How The Metaverse Will Change Cryptocurrency

The metaverse and cryptocurrency seem to be concepts that go hand-in-hand – virtual worlds and virtual money to spend in them.[...]

How the Metaverse Will Shake Up the Real Estate World

The metaverse will not only transform the way we buy and sell homes and commercial property in the real world[...]

The 7 Biggest Performance Review Mistakes You Must Avoid

Performance reviews can be really productive or really poor. Learn how to drive high performance by avoiding these 7 review mistakes. [...]

How the Metaverse Will Shake Up Retail

The metaverse offers retailers enormous possibilities for raising brand awareness, deepening engagement, and improving customer experience.[...]

What Is AI Imitation Learning – A Super-Simple Guide Anyone Can Understand

Humans and animals’ most successful learning strategy is to observe actions being carried out, and to attempt to replicate them.[...]

How Will The Metaverse Transform Education, Teaching, And Learning?

From fine arts to foreign languages to ancient history, the metaverse is poised to create more engaging, meaningful experiences for students of all ages. [...]

Why Every Business Must Embrace Personalization And Micro-Moments

The successful brands of the future will be those that can identify customers’ needs in the moment, and respond to those needs with thoughtful, personalized solutions.[...]

Future Proof Your Business With AI In Products And Services

There’s really no escaping artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT). It seems pretty much anything can be made smart these days – and that goes for services as well as products.[...]

How Will the Metaverse Transform Healthcare?

The metaverse has the potential to lead to breakthrough technologies for healthcare. Find out how immersive innovations can help patients and doctors improve health outcomes.[...]

Why Every Brand Should Be Going Direct-To-Consumer (DTC)

The direct-to-consumer (DTC) trend, also known as disintermediation, essentially means bypassing traditional intermediaries in the supply chain.[...]

The Five Biggest Marketing Tech Trends In 2022

In 2022, the ongoing global pandemic has continued to accelerate the uptake of digital and cloud technology in every business function, with marketing certainly being no exception.[...]

Why Every Business Needs A Digital-First Strategy

Channel digitization is nothing new. Most companies have already embraced digital routes to market, such as websites and social media.[...]

The 7 Biggest Future Trends In Healthcare

Around the world, our healthcare systems are under enormous pressure, exacerbated by COVID-19, a growing global population, longer lifespans, and[...]

7 Important Problems & Disadvantages Of The Metaverse

Everyone is raving about all the potential benefits of the metaverse – but there is a darker side, too. Here are seven potential downsides to the metaverse.[...]

The Effects Of The Metaverse On Society

The investment bank Jeffries recently said that the metaverse will be the biggest disruption to how we live that the world has ever seen[...]

Artificial Intelligence | Bernard Marr

The Dangers Of Not Aligning Artificial Intelligence With Human Values

In artificial intelligence (AI), the “alignment problem” refers to the challenges caused by the fact that machines simply do not have the same values as us.[...]

Metaverse Continuum: 4 Technology Trends Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

An overview that lays out how they believe businesses and individuals will interact across interconnected digital environments and services in the near future.[...]

Why External Data Is So Important For Every Business

Internal data is often the first place that companies look when they start to think about analytics and insights.[...]

Looking For Love In The Metaverse: Dating In the Age Of AI and VR

A recent survey shows people would be willing to shell out big bucks for AI-based dating apps that could connect them with their perfect partner.[...]

How To Make Money From Data: The Essential Data Monetization Tips

Data has become the main raw material of the 4th Industrial Revolution, and making money from data has become a huge business opportunity.[...]

What Are the Qualities of an Authentic Leader?

Customers are seeking meaningful connections with brands, and employees want real relationships with their leaders.[...]

The 10 Biggest Technology Trends That Will Transform The Next Decade

A decade is a long time in technology. Given how prevalent they are now, it's easy to forget that ten years ago, few of us had heard of cloud computing, deep learning, or the internet of things (IoT).[...]

The 4 Biggest Future Trends In The Financial Sector

And our relationship with money – how we use it, who we trust to look after it, and how we as financial customers expect to be treated[...]

Is Space The Next Frontier For Agriculture And Biology?

Space exploration is very much in vogue again in recent years thanks to the exploits of billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson.[...]

How To Buy Land & Real Estate In The Metaverse

We are quickly heading towards the age of the metaverse – connected, persistent virtual realities where we will live digital lives alongside our real lives.[...]

Best Examples of Brands Creating Immersive Customer Experiences

In the experience economy, customers prioritize experience over the ownership of things. Learn how today's companies are creating engaging and immersive experiences to add more value and build brand loyalty.[...]

What the Digital Dollar Might Mean for the U.S.

The U.S. government released a report saying that the Federal Reserve is considering the benefits and disadvantages of creating a government-issued currency.[...]

The Top VR and AR Fitness Apps

Skip the gym…exercise in the metaverse! With the help of a myriad of AR and VR fitness apps, immersive workouts from home (or anywhere!) are absolutely possible.[...]

How Close Are We To The Metaverse?

Conversations about the metaverse are everywhere these days. But how far away is a true metaverse experience?[...]

A Short History Of The Metaverse

Today we describe the metaverse as a fully immersive internet, where we will be able to access augmented and virtual reality and interact with all sorts of environments using persistent avatars and innovative digital technology.[...]

The Biggest Cyber Security Risks In 2022

Both the global pandemic and, more recently, the war between Russia and Ukraine have brought the threat of cyber-attacks on individuals, businesses, and nations into sharp focus.[...]

How To Use Real-Time Data? Key Examples And Use Cases

Which is more important – understanding what happened to your business last week or understanding what's happening right now?[...]

The Bathroom Of The Future: What Will It Look Like?

You’ve got a smart thermostat and an intelligent security system…but did you know your bathroom can be decked out with the latest technical innovations, too?[...]

How Nike Is Using Data to Sell Directly to Customers

Nike is successfully transforming from a traditional consumer goods business into a digital direct-to-consumer company.[...]

The 5 Biggest Event And Exhibition Trends In 2022 | Bernard Marr

The 5 Biggest Event And Exhibition Trends In 2022

It’s harder to think of an industry that serves as a better demonstration of the transformation society has undergone over the last two years than events and exhibitions[...]

Is It Too Early To Get Excited About Web3 | Bernard Marr

Is It Too Early To Get Excited About Web3?

Web3 is an idea that is generating a lot of excitement at the moment in business technology communities.[...]

The 6 Best Examples Of Purposeful Businesses

Why does your business exist? Do you have a meaningful purpose that people can connect to? Find out why having a purposeful business is important.[...]

Why Are Some NFTs Worth Millions – And Is The Bubble About To Burst?

A year or so back, not many people had heard of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) – they certainly weren’t being regularly traded for six-figure sums.[...]

The Future Promise Of Hydrogen Power

In their report, The Future of Hydrogen: Seizing Today’s Opportunities, the International Energy Agency reported[...]

The 5 Biggest Tech Trends In Policing And Law Enforcement | Bernard Marr

The 5 Biggest Tech Trends In Policing And Law Enforcement

The future of crime fighting is being defined by much of the same technology that is revolutionizing business and[...]

The 10 Best Platform Business Model Examples | Bernard Marr

The 10 Best Platform Business Model Examples

Online platforms where customers can safely and easily connect with each other and with providers have seen[...]

How AI Can Help Identify and Treat Cancer | Bernard Marr

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Identify and Treat Cancer

The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into pathology and oncology is now helping doctors detect, manage[...]

Poker Players Go “All In” on Artificial Intelligence

Some of the world’s greatest poker players have a secret weapon up their sleeve these days: It’s artificial intelligence.[...]

What’s Next after Cloud Computing?

Over the past decade or so, the cloud has become the dominant paradigm in the delivery of IT infrastructure in both B2B and B2C use cases.[...]

The 10 Best Direct-to-Consumer Business Model Examples

Do you remember the waves Warby Parker created in the eyewear marketplace in 2010, when they started selling glasses directly to consumers online?[...]

Weddings In The Metaverse: Would You Get Married In VR And AR?

Covid-19 has made getting together for social occasions difficult for many of us in recent years. But there’s one place where you’re guaranteed to be completely safe.[...]

The 5 Biggest Computer Vision Trends In 2022

Computer vision (sometimes called machine vision) is one of the most exciting applications of artificial intelligence.[...]

Why Is It Now Time For Machines To Replace Certain Jobs

The world of careers and work is changing rapidly. The idea that we spend the first 20 years of life training for a job that we will do until we retire is far behind us.[...]

The 5 Biggest Media And Entertainment Technology Trends In 2022

The media and entertainment industry is driven by technology. This includes everything from cutting-edge special effects developed for movies (and then adopted across other industries).[...]

The Five Biggest New Energy Trends In 2022

Today, nearly everyone accepts that in order to slow the damage we are doing to our planet and environment, humans must transition away from the use of fossil fuels.[...]

9 Examples Of Brands That Get Digital Transformation Right | Bernard Marr

9 Examples Of Brands That Get Digital Transformation Right

It’s often said that in order to succeed in today’s business environment, every company has to become a technology company. This is because how well a company is able to adapt to the increasingly[...]

YouTube Announces NFTs Monetization Tools for Creators | Bernard Marr

YouTube Announces NFTs Monetization Tools for Creators

YouTube recently announced that the platform's newest tools would allow creators to sell content as NFTs (non-fungible tokens). Find out more about how NFTs fit in with YouTube's 2022 plans[...]

The Best Examples Of Subscription Business Models

We’re now in the midst of the “As a Service” revolution, and subscription business models present an enormous opportunity for businesses. Take a look at some of the top subscription business models.[...]

What is AI as a Service?

Cloud computing has changed the way we use computers in some truly revolutionary ways. Perhaps most significantly it has given rise to the “as-a-service” economy[...]

Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Teachers?

While AI is becoming a valuable tool for educational professionals, there are many ways computers just can’t replace the human touch in the classroom.[...]

The Five Biggest Gaming Technology Trends In 2022

When it comes to many of the tech trends impacting our lives, the $90 billion global video games industry is often one of the first places many people get to see them in action.[...]

Synthetic Video And The Future Of Deep Fakes For Business

As bandwidths have increased and attention spans shortened, video has become the format of choice for sharing and absorbing information.[...]

The Amazing Possibilities Of Healthcare In The Metaverse

The metaverse is a hot topic at the moment, and much has been written and spoken about its potential to revolutionize gaming, entertainment, socializing, work and commerce.[...]

The Important Difference Between Web3 And The Metaverse

Two terms that are generating a lot of hype and excitement in the world of business technology right now are Web3 and metaverse.[...]

The 5 Biggest Media And Entertainment Technology Trends In 2022

The media and entertainment industry is driven by technology. Here we look at the five biggest trends that will reshape the industry In 2022.[...]

The Top 10 Tech Trends In 2022 Everyone Must Be Ready For Now

There are so many innovations and breakthroughs happening right now, and I can't wait to see how they help to transform business and society in 2022.[...]

The Five Biggest Education And Training Technology Trends In 2022

Every stage of education, from primary to higher education as well as professional and workplace training, has undergone a shift towards online and cloud-based delivery platforms.[...]

How The Coachella Music Festival Is Using NFTs And Blockchain

2022 will see the return of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival, following the cancellation of the last two events due to the coronavirus pandemic.[...]

Futuristic Technology At The Olympics: AI, IoT, And Robots

The Olympics are all about emotion – the drama of world-class competition, the pageantry of medal ceremonies, and the moment-to-moment celebrations of the human spirit in action.[...]

What Is Social Media 2.0? Simple Explanation And Examples

Social media has been a part of most of our lives now for more than two decades. The first social sites like Classmates and Myspace were replaced by others like Facebook and Twitter.[...]

The 3 Biggest Future Trends (And Challenges) In The Energy Sector

When you think about it, the term "fossil fuels" is particularly apt because our traditional ways of generating energy were designed for the world of the past.[...]

Why Solar Storms Could Be The Biggest Risks To Technology

As we continue to fight the effects of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, businesses increasingly rely on digital solutions and communications networks.[...]

The 5 Technologies That Will Change The Future Of The Human Race

In my book, Tech Trends in Practice, I talk about a lot of technology trends that are already moving out of the R&D departments and into everyday life[...]

What Is The Future Of Air Travel?

What will air travel look like in 2035 and beyond? Learn more about the latest trends in the aviation industry and how your flying experience will change over the next few decades.[...]

How To Understand Your Customers And Their Needs With The Right Data

Today, data is undoubtedly a leading driver of business success. How well a company is able to leverage insights from the ever-increasing wealth and complexity of available data.[...]

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Bernard Marr is a world-renowned futurist, influencer and thought leader in the fields of business and technology, with a passion for using technology for the good of humanity.

He is a best-selling author of over 20 books, writes a regular column for Forbes and advises and coaches many of the world’s best-known organisations.

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