Ingenuity at &Now Business and Technology Festival 2018

May 10, 2018 at Istanbul Business School, Turkey

We live in an incredible time.

More change in the next 10 years than in the last 250 years.

Combine the printing press and steam engine, light bulb and jet aircraft, automated production and space travel, microprocessors and the Internet, cell phones and driverless cars, and much more … and you still can’t imagine the impact of what is emerging right now.

For leaders there are huge questions:

  • How will you win in an age of digital technologies and intelligent robotics? The tsunami of new technologies can be overwhelming. The speed of change, the complexity of connectedness, and the fear of irrelevance. How can you embrace the future, and use these technologies, to move the world forwards, to drive innovation and growth?
  • What can big companies learn from youthful entrepreneurs and small businesses? It often feels like young start-ups have the advantage, but large organisations have unique assets too. They have more to lose, but to do nothing is the bigger risk. How can they embrace the future in relevant and audacious ways?
  • Why will human ingenuity triumph over machines and robots? Many fear that robots will take our jobs, and AI will outthink our brains. Not if we think different, and smarter. Humanity has unique assets that will never be matched, by what some see as “the point of singularity”. Instead we can harness the power and intelligence of technology to our advantage, to achieve more.

Ingenuity is about finding your magic.

The magic of humanity, of human creativity, to think and act beyond what has already been done.

In yourself as a leader. In your people as your unique asset. And in your customers and the wider communities in which your business has an impact.

“ingenuity” …  the quality of being clever, original, and inventive … the ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways. Ingenuousness.

Ingenuity is ultimately about inspirational leadership, relentless innovation and accelerating growth.

“The one who follows the crowd will go no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been before …”

Analytics and optimisation, big data and automation, AI and robots, will take you where you know. Humanity, intuition and creativity will take you further.

 

More about the &Now Business and Technology Festival

Technology is at the heart of “the fourth industrial revolution” and is forcing the business World, its leaders and organisations, to change rapidly.

Half of the children starting the school today will work in unfamiliar profesions. Nearly half of today’s jobs will be replaced by automation, robots and artificial intelligence within fifteen years.

The leadership, management and learning processes of businesses are already changing and will change more. The way in which customers connect with brands,  products and services, will be reninvented with methods that we do not even imagine now.

&Now is a new business experience, that builds on MCT’s twenty-five years of experience so that all business professionals can quickly adapt to this inevitable transformation, be able to take their place in the world, and take a closer look to the future.

&NOW

This is an exciting, new generation business and technology week that will cchange all perspectives , helping business people – leaders and maanagers, including specifalists in marketing and HR, to see their futures differenytly and better.

It is about visionary minds building the passion to see and guide the future.

&Now is a technology centered experience that brings together the leader names of the new world in which the concepts of leadership, marketing, and human resources are intertwined and works for developing the ideas and capabilities of future leaders. 

It is a great opportunity to be able to absorb the impact of technology on business, and how it can be transformed with technology!

&Now includes well-established events such as Marketing Summit, Human Resources Summit, Gamechangers Awards, Future of Work, Digital Leadership Summit, Be Digital Experience Zone, Rock & Tech Music Festival  – building on past experiences with today’s language.

It is looking for the ways to grow business “10 times, not 10 percent”, and will engage business leaders in forums to explore these opportunities

&Now brings together the people who change the technology and the people changed by the technology in the same place. With its technological spirit it has and with the management expertises, it will help eveery participant to drive innovation and growth, in more creative, more agile and more profitable ways.

It enables leaders to engage their teams in creating the future together

In particular areas where companies have presented the opportunities to experience different products or services, it will explore experiences that have not been experienced before, opening up all of our minds to the challenges and opportunities in every market, in every business.

Real innovation: It makes innovation applicable, right now.

&Now is all about harnessing the potential of technology for business success. It explores new business models and new business solutions that will enhance the existing business, and help to take in new and exciting directions

&NOW, right now, takes you closer to the future.

 

See you in May!

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