Carsten Sørensen 13 October 2016

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The Generative Machine Age: Technological Uncertainty by Design

Since 2009, Apple and Google have procured millions of smartphone and tablet apps and the smartphones increasingly a hub for personal networks and, indeed, health monitors strapped to our arms. Additionally in the coming year virtual reality will step out of the shadows and into the mainstream. We have entered the Generative Machine Age.

In his first talk at CRF's 8th International Conference, Carsten Sørensen takes us through the three machine ages and the technologies that emerged during those times, as well as what it means for our future.

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HR Modernisation - BP Case Study

In this case study from BP, Lucy Knight looks ath the HR modernisation programme at BP. The case study addresses the pressures from the external environment (oil price, changing context, demographic changes, technology) and why the programme was undertaken, implications for line manager accountability, lessons along the way and the value being delivered to the business.

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18 October 2016

An Uncertain World - Conference Retrospective

During the three days at CRF's 8th International Conference in Prague, our experts have guided us to look a decade ahead and broaden our understanding of the key political, economic, social and technological influences that will impact on our organisations, our people - and ourselves. The conference retrospective summarises the key messages from our speakers - Paul J. H. Schoemaker, Professor Arturo Bris, Ed Carr, Dr Carsten Sørensen and Professor Ian Goldin.

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14 October 2016

Virtual & Augmented Reality

In his final presentation at CRF's 8th International Conference, Carsten took us through an exciting new world of virtual and augmented reality and how these new technologies will shape our future.

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13 October 2016

Scenario Planning - Overview

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13 October 2016

Global Financial Perspective 2025

In this presentation from our 8th International Conference in Prague, our keynote speaker, Professor Arturo Bris, takes a look at how the world economy will evolve in the next ten years, as well as the jobs of the future.

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