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Daniel Burrus

Improve Planning By Separating Hard Trends From Soft Trends

Daniel Burrus | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

The Burrus Hard Trend™ Methodology is a scientifically developed system based on thirty years of research. Many companies, including Deloitte, Lockh...

The Future of Drones

Daniel Burrus | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

We've all heard of drone use in the military. But did you know that drones are being used by a wide variety of individuals and organizations right her...

Mobile Apps Will Transform All Business Processes - Is Your Company Ready?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Over the last 12 months I've surveyed over 700 companies, asking them if they have developed any mobile apps internally to help them with such things ...

From BYOB to WYOD: How Wearables Will Transform Business

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Over the past few years, organizations worldwide were forced to deal with an IT "problem" referred to as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). It started with...

Cloud Technology: The Great Enabler

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Most technologies aren't really "tools," as many people call them. They're "enablers." Let's take the Internet, for example. The Internet doesn't do a...

Augmented Reality Is Just Beginning Change How We Interact With the Real World

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Augmented reality (AR) provides a live view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated input such as inf...

Happy Holidays from Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus | Posted 02.21.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

I wanted to take a moment and wish all of my loyal fans and readership a very Happy Holiday Season. I am looking forward to the New Year and am antici...

25 Game-Changing Trends That Will Create Disruption & Opportunity (Part 2)

Daniel Burrus | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Earlier this week I shared 12 of my Top 25 Game-Changing Hard Trends that will cause both disruption and opportunity on a global level. Today, I bring...

Game-Changing IT Trends: A Five-Year Outlook (Part I)

Daniel Burrus | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

No matter what industry you're in, your company can't survive without technology. From smart phones and tablets to mobile apps and cloud-based technol...

3 Levels of Creativity: Leverage Your Unique Gifts

Daniel Burrus | Posted 02.10.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Every company I consult with or speak to wants their employees to be more creative and innovative when solving problems. The big question is always "h...

10 Strategies for Increasing Your Creativity

Daniel Burrus | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Are you a creative person? Most people like to think they are. But the fact is that we can all benefit from a boost to our creative juices. Those who...

How To Hire The Best: Are Job Applicants Looking for a Job or a Career? Do They Know Their Talents?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Hiring employees can be time consuming and expensive. Having started six companies I understand that. So you want to make sure you're bringing in the ...

How to Hire for Rapid Success

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Over the years I've started six companies: five were profitable in their first year, with three of them becoming U.S. leaders in that same time span. ...

The Cloud-Enabled Transformation of Enterprise IT

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Thanks to exponential advances in processing power, bandwidth, and storage (what I call the three change accelerators), the business environment is un...

The Future of 3D Printing

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.30.2013 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

I have been writing about 3D Printing (also called Additive Manufacturing) for over 20 years. At first the technology was used for rapid prototyping. ...

Creativity and Innovation: Your Keys to a Successful Organization

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

            The companies that have done the best over the long haul are those who are the most creative and innovative. These organizations don...

To Grow Your Business Or A National Economy, Ask Better Questions!

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.16.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

I recently took my first trip to Iceland in order to do some speaking and consulting with one of my clients. As I rode in the car to my hotel, I notic...

What Michelangelo Can Teach Us about Innovation and Competition

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.09.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

On a recent trip to Italy I had the opportunity to visit both Florence and Rome, and to see the work of some of history's greatest artists, includin...

Today's CTO: The Chief Transformation Officer

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

In a recent blog post, I suggested that the role of the CIO needs to shift from that of a Chief Information Officer to a Chief Innovation Officer, lar...

Today's CIO: The Chief Innovation Officer

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.25.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Today's world of business is not just changing--it's transforming. What's the difference? Change is doing something in an incrementally different way....

Dematerialization - A Pathway for Innovation

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Dematerialization is a key strategy for innovation and one I discuss in my book, Flash Foresight. What is dematerialization? Quite simply, it's the ab...

Globalization - A Strategy For Innovation

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Anyone can globalize their business, no matter how large or small that business is, thanks to digitization, virtualization, mobilization, and Cloud te...

What We Can All Learn from G-Cloud and the Singapore Government

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

A little over a month ago, I was in Washington, DC, meeting with the CIOs and CTOs of all government agencies in the U.S. Their prime concern was keep...

Why Martin Luther King, Jr. Did NOT Say, "I Have A Plan"

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

When Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial fifty years ago and spoke to a great people about their greater future, he did...

Convergence: A Power Tool for Innovation

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

A powerful strategy for driving innovation, and one I discuss in my latest bestseller Flash Foresight, is called convergence. It's about taking separa...