Horizons Foresight Method was designed to inform policy development on complex public policy problems
in a rigorous and systematic way. It examines the issue or focus of a foresight study in the context of the
larger system that shapes it.
The world’s energy landscape is transforming rapidly as the cost of renewable-based electricity, particularly from wind and solar, declines to become competitive with or lower than the price of electricity generated by fossil fuel and nuclear power plants.
One of the more disruptive features of the emerging digital economy is the rise of virtual workers. Online work platforms enable individual workers to advertise their skills and find short-term contracts with employers all over the world – creating a global digital marketplace for labour.
Over the next 10–15 years, the world will experience two influential sources of change: the rise of Asia and the accelerating advancement of digital technologies.This study uses strategic foresight methods to examine the potential surprises and disruptions that could result as these two forces collide and interact to shape the future of Asia and the world.
Emerging technologies are laying the groundwork for decades to come, with major impacts anticipated in every aspect of our lives.