🎉 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!”
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Human Progress and the Programmable World
Exciting news! 🎉 I am thrilled to announce that I will be joining the panel for the upcoming Human Progress and the “Programmable World” #InsightsLive Webinar, hosted by AIXR. As the programmable world continues to revolutionize our lives, let’s dive in virtual worlds, extended reality, web3, generative AI, human/computer interfacing, and the future of the metaverse! I amContinue reading “Human Progress and the Programmable World”
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!) ”
A Metaverse Christmas?
Despite the cost-of-living crisis, the Meta Quest series performs well when it comes to tech gifts this Holiday season after recent price drops around Black Friday and the launch of the latest Quest Pro. If this series of device opens the door of the more and more mainstream “metaverse”, parents are being urged to familiarizeContinue reading “A Metaverse Christmas?”
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!”
An Ethical Metaverse
The ethical implications of the Metaverse are far-reaching and complex. We certainly shouldn’t underestimate them, but also not turn them into showstoppers as we build the next generation of the Internet. Considering risks, potential harms, and unintended consequences is the first step in creating a responsible metaverse! I’m very much looking forward to exploring theContinue reading “An Ethical Metaverse”
The Phygital Vertigo
After 3 years – a global pandemic, life as an entrepreneur, work-from-home – I went back to a corporate workplace last week to discover Accenture‘s gorgeous 5-floor office within the Salesforce tower in San Francisco. I had the impression to enter the “workplace of the future”, with transparency, biophilia, community, and sustainability at the core. TheContinue reading “The Phygital Vertigo”
Joining the Metaverse Continuum @Accenture
Dear friends and colleagues, I am elated to share that I’ve (re)joined Accenture as Metaverse Lead Business Strategist within the Metaverse Continuum Business Group (MCBG). I had the exceptional opportunity to kick-off my career at Accenture Paris 18 years ago before starting my North-American journey. I am thrilled to reconnect with my roots and be a part ofContinue reading “Joining the Metaverse Continuum @Accenture”
[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?”
[METAVERSE ETHICS] Extended Reality (XR) and the Erosion of Anonymity and Privacy
The IEEE Global Initiative published an enlightening report on Ethics of Extended Reality (XR). Here are the main insights: More and more, devices will pack sophisticated hardware to sense the world around them: LiDAR sensing, camera arrays, microphone arrays, directional microphones. Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) algorithms allow XR devices to position themselves in theContinue reading “[METAVERSE ETHICS] Extended Reality (XR) and the Erosion of Anonymity and Privacy”
[METAVERSE STRATEGY] Go-to-Metaverse Strategies & Metaverse Brand Activation
Listen to Futurist and Metaverse Strategist Sylvia Gallusser’s latest podcast episode in the New Abnormal. Link to the episode
[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”
[Metaverse] 10 Reasons to believe in the Betterverse…
We are sharing 10 reasons to believe the metaverse can be built for better… This is an excerpt from the latest issue of the Grey Swan Guild’s news wrap. Read the full article here: The Future of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging (DIEB): in web3 and the Metaverse from lead editors Sylvia Gallusser and Antonia Nicols.Continue reading “[Metaverse] 10 Reasons to believe in the Betterverse…”
[Metaverse] Humanism at the core of Web3 and the metaverse
If Web1 represented the Golden Age of a democratized access to information, and Web2 witnessed the reign of content creation and social media platforms, Web3 will see the realm of the metaverse, connecting people, places, and things in a 3-dimensional, “phygital” (physical and digital), secure, decentralized, and AI-powered environment. All these promises give us hopeContinue reading “[Metaverse] Humanism at the core of Web3 and the metaverse”