Tag Archives: foresight

The end of an era: Where next for the big smartphone brands of today?

Africa’s marathon to catch up with the rest of the world in terms of connectivity and access is now a sprint to the finish line. Ericsson’s latest report shows penetration rates on the continent have overtaken India. The market we began our careers in has now, not only matured, but is expected to cross 100% […]

Posted in Assumption filter, Business Models, Consumer Behaviour, Design, Innovation Planning, Mobile platform, Perspective, Prepaid Economy & Informal Sector, Strategy, Technology, Value | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“No Ordinary Disruption” – Africa’s Transformation

McKinsey consultants have released a new book – No Ordinary Disruption – looking at global mega trends and market forces that are forcing a rethink of the foundations of their intuitive knowledge. Assumptions are to be challenged and questioned, they say, as these changes impact a deeper transition in the way the world works. Even […]

Posted in Africa, African Consumer Market, Analysis, Assumption filter, Business, Emerging Markets, Innovation Planning, Perspective, Strategy, Sub Saharan Africa | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Responses