In the times we live in, it seems that we are facing ever more challenging decisions that embody ever higher risks. Moreover, these decisions seem to affect a growing number of different spheres in our society. The answers to the challenges we will have to face may lay in the power held by influential groups who have the capacity to make lasting changes. Nevertheless, the very same problems and challenges can find their causes in the misuse of this very same capacity. Corruption, poor decision-making, abuse of power just to name a few.
In this scenario, it seems vital to question the way in which things will ultimately develop, bearing in mind the use we make of the power we possess. From the systems through which we give up our decision-making power to the people who will have the final say in the bigger picture, and the technologies that will make all these possible. Who will have the final say in these decisions? How can we start building a framework than can help us plan a real course of action? How can we become a relevant influence in this excitingly complex process?
The following texts delve into the main ideas of each of the subtopics of this edition.
In Sync with Technology
Systems Facing Obsolescence
Leading Through Uncertainty