🎉 I am so honored to join Friends of the Metaverse® for the upcoming SEASON OF INNOVATION 2023, including: 🔶 Louis Rosenberg, Unanimous AI🔶 David Palmer, Vodaphone Business🔶 Mischa Dohler, Ericsson🔶 Sasha Wallinger, Blockchain Style Lab🔶 Sylvia Gallusser, Accenture🔶 Alan Smithson 🚀, METAVRSE Thank you so much Lisa M. Lum for the invitation and Sasha Wallinger for the recommendation! Looking forward to this exceptional event! Stay tunedContinue reading “Friends of the Metaverse – Season of Innovation 2023!”
Category Archives: Future of Retail
Generative AI and the Future of Retail
This month, I got a unique opportunity to be invited as a keynote speaker to launch the Microsoft “Elevating You” conference on the Future of Retail. The masterclass was an opportunity to gain insights into the power and specificities of Generative AI within the realm of Artificial Intelligence. We investigated the ramifications of this ground-breakingContinue reading “Generative AI and the Future of Retail”
The 6-month Revolution of Generative AI
It has been an almost impossible exercise to capture all the trends and signals related to Generative AI these past 6 months, to encapsulate them in an exhaustive consistent narrative as the news is being created, and to relay them to you in a meaningful way. Generative AI has become the pet peeve of theContinue reading “The 6-month Revolution of Generative AI”
Generative AI and the Future of the Metaverse
By Sylvia Gallusser – Global Futurist @ Silicon Humanism, Tech Innovation Strategist @ Accenture These past years, with the massive development of social media, personalization, and omnichannel strategies, marketing and creative teams have been under more pressure to create assets and deliver more campaigns, faster than ever before. But creating high-quality content requires time, cost,Continue reading “Generative AI and the Future of the Metaverse”
Do we need Chief Metaverse Officers?
Will 2023 see the rise of the Chief Metaverse Officer…? A Chief Metaverse Officer is typically responsible for the development and maintenance of a company’s presence along the metaverse continuum – from virtual worlds and digital twins to AR-powered activations, immersive experiences, and extended reality. As the Metaverse has begun to grow, larger organizations withContinue reading “Do we need Chief Metaverse Officers?”
Looking Back at 2023 (…from Year 2033!)
The Burgeoning Reality Continuum A future-backward perspective by Sylvia Gallusser, Global Futurist @Silicon Humanism, Metaverse Business Strategist @Accenture When I look back to the year 2023, I can think of a distinctive emerging trend that really caught my attention. Disclaimer — I might be biased here as my focus is on technology and I am both aContinue reading “Looking Back at 2023 (…from Year 2033!) ”
Introducing the Metaverse – the need for use cases solving real-life problems!
This past month, I have been busy giving conferences, presentations, podcasts, pitches, and client demos, with a common goal: educate about the metaverse, open possibilities, raise awareness about risks, and overall prepare for the future. I have to admit, the best part is when you actually give a taste of the metaverse. When you giveContinue reading “Introducing the Metaverse – the need for use cases solving real-life problems!”
[FUTURE OF METAVERSE] How Will The Metaverse Evolve Our Human Experience?
If you are curious to explore “How the Metaverse will evolve our Human Experience“, have a look at the presentation Metaverse Futurist Sylvia Gallusser gave at APF’s Global Virtual Conference dedicated to the “Futures of Human Experience.” First we introduced the Metaverse beyond Meta, acknowledging the role Meta has played into galvanizing the ecosystem, butContinue reading “[FUTURE OF METAVERSE] How Will The Metaverse Evolve Our Human Experience?”
[FUTURE OF METAVERSE] Why You Need A Go-to-Metaverse Strategy!
What is a go-to-metaverse strategy? Every business needs to define its go-to-market strategy, when it penetrates a new territory, usually characterized by a new market environment – an addressable market, possibly new customer behaviors and needs, local competitors, suppliers, potential partners, specific regulations, and further entry barriers (Porter’s forces). A go-to-market approach will allow theContinue reading “[FUTURE OF METAVERSE] Why You Need A Go-to-Metaverse Strategy!”
[METAVERSE] The Future of Beauty and Virtual Living
What an enthralling conversation we had with Gina Clifford on the first episode of the newly-launched The OmniFuture podcast dedicated to Virtual Living! > We scanned over centuries of beauty representation before projecting ourselves into the future of beauty and fashion. > We wondered what could be the next step of our human relationship to beauty, and how technologyContinue reading “[METAVERSE] The Future of Beauty and Virtual Living”
[Metaverse] 8 Strategies to Building the Metaverse
Are we heading towards a betterverse? What role will humanism play in the new technological landscape, now that web3 opens new possibilities? As we dig into this topic, we wished to offer a panorama of the Metaverse(s), underlining the multiple ways to conceptualize it, the different value propositions brought by big tech players, and the diverseContinue reading “[Metaverse] 8 Strategies to Building the Metaverse”
[The Future of Holidays] Christmas in 2040
How will Santa look like in 2040? Will we still celebrate Christmas at home with family or in the metaverse with friends and celebrities? What kind of presents will we choose and who will deliver them? Steve Wells offers a podcast series on Christmas 2040 dedicated to exploring the future of the tradition. Global FuturistContinue reading “[The Future of Holidays] Christmas in 2040”
Future Homes – At Home in the Post-Pandemic Era
Rom Gayoso, Editor of the newly launched International and Competitive Intelligence Magazine, invited Futurist Sylvia Gallusser to present her foresight methodology and the results of her work on the “Home of the 2020s”. In her article “Futures Homes – At Home during the Post-Pandemic Era”, Sylvia introduces her X-ing from home framework including 3 post-pandemicContinue reading “Future Homes – At Home in the Post-Pandemic Era”
The Great, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
I am very lucky and grateful to have recently joined a fantastic organization called Grey Swan Guild as a board member. Not only is it an amazing intellectual connection with futures thinkers and sensemakers from all over the world (Canada, USA, Sweden, Australia, Uruguay, etc.), but building relationships in a distance during the pandemic isContinue reading “The Great, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”
Embracing Our Local Economy
The following text is the opening statement held by Sylvia Gallusser in defense of our local economy during the Great Grey Swan Debate. 1. We are social animals. Do you know that song Where Everybody Knows Your Name? There is a part of us which is just like a Cheers character, who likes to have theirContinue reading “Embracing Our Local Economy”
The Great Grey Swan Debate
On October 8, Grey Swan Guild hosted its First Great Debate that shone a light on discussions people are having about the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and which way the future will tilt. For the occasion, a group of 8 thought leaders were convened, with 3 topics and 1 goal: to sensemake around challengesContinue reading “The Great Grey Swan Debate”