Future Focus

Future Focus – V-Commerce

Future Focus - V-Commerce There are currently 2.7 billion gamers across the globe, representing 35% of the human population! In 2019, South Africa's 20.3 million gamers spent $210 million on games - up 9.4% year on year. 2020 figures are, in all likelihood, higher" Flux Trends. Watch all episodes of Future Focus. About Bronwyn Williams Bronwyn Williams is a Futurist, Economist and Business Trends Analyst. Bronwyn has over a decade’s experience in strategic management, trend research and foresight; consulting to clients in the public and...

Future Focus Searching for Yield? Keep an eye on The Psychedelic market.

Future Focus Searching for Yield? Keep an eye on The Psychedelic market. The first Psychedelics ETF has officially launched on in the Canadian market. Predictions are that by 2027 the burgeoning Psychedelic market could be worth a whopping $6bn making it an investment opportunity that may be well worth exploring as the market starts to deregulate. Watch all episodes of Future Focus. About Bronwyn Williams Bronwyn Williams is a Futurist, Economist and Business Trends Analyst. Bronwyn has over a decade’s experience in strategic management,...

In Future Focus we look at creative taxation

In Future Focus we look at creative taxation In this episode of Future Focus we look at creative ways governments are looking to fill the fiscal bucket and reduce inequality amidst a dwindling tax base. Watch all episodes of Future Focus. About Bronwyn Williams Bronwyn Williams is a Futurist, Economist and Business Trends Analyst. Bronwyn has over a decade’s experience in strategic management, trend research and foresight; consulting to clients in the public and private sector across the African continent. Her educational credentials include tertiary qualifications...

Future Focus – Do you want to be a Ransomware negotiator?

Future Focus - Do you want to be a Ransomware negotiator? Ransomware as a service allows wannabe hackers to cash in on cyber extortion. Bronwyn Williams takes us through the rise of professional ransomware negotiators. Watch all episodes of Future Focus. About Bronwyn Williams Bronwyn Williams is a Futurist, Economist and Business Trends Analyst. Bronwyn has over a decade’s experience in strategic management, trend research and foresight; consulting to clients in the public and private sector across the African continent. Her educational credentials include tertiary qualifications...

Future Focus – The War on Big Tech

Future Focus - The War on Big Tech Bronwyn Williams weighs in on the news that Google will block its search engine in Australia if the government proceeds with a new code forcing it and Facebook to pay media companies for the right to use their content. Watch all episodes of Future Focus. About Bronwyn Williams Bronwyn Williams is a Futurist, Economist and Business Trends Analyst. Bronwyn has over a decade’s experience in strategic management, trend research and foresight; consulting to clients in the public...

Future Focus – “Buy now Pay later” market will reach $1 BILLION by 2025

Future Focus - "Buy now Pay later" market will reach $1 BILLION by 2025 In Future Focus Bronwyn Williams unpacks the "precariate" middle class. Studies indicate that 74% of South Africans run out of money by the middle of the month and Fintech companies are capitalising on this trend with all sorts of solutions including "Payday loans" and "Buy now pay later" products. Watch all episodes of "Future Focus" About Bronwyn Williams: I'm a futurist, economist, strategist, trend analyst, avid reader, and published...

Future Focus – Private Cities

Future Focus - Private Cities Bronwyn and Bronwyn tackle the trend towards Private Cities. Its highly possible that companies with large areas of land may in time find themselves in "Zones" where they are permitted to form governments carrying the same authority as countries, including the ability to impose taxes, form districts and courts and provide government services. Watch all episodes of Future Focus. About Bronwyn Williams Bronwyn Williams is a Futurist, Economist and Business Trends Analyst. Bronwyn has over a decade’s experience in...

Future Focus – The Pet Economy

Future Focus - The Pet Economy The Pet economy has completely exploded - in South Africa we are spending between R300million and R600million every year on pet food alone. Watch all episodes of "Future Focus" About Bronwyn Williams: I'm a futurist, economist, strategist, trend analyst, avid reader, and published writer, open to all kinds of opportunities. I believe trends should yield insights, insights should drive innovation and policy, and strategy should deliver quantifiable results. I like smart designs, new ideas and the individuals behind them. Join...

Future Focus – Digital Immortality

Future Focus - Digital Immortality Bronwyn Williams from Flux Trends unpacks the concept of having a digital copy of your brain made, enabling you to leave your biological shell and then live eternally in a version of digital heaven. Companies are successfully fund raising in this field. Watch all episodes of "Future Focus".