terça-feira, setembro 27, 2016

Mongo também passará por esta tendência (parte II)

Há tempos, ao ler "Turning Ambiguity into Opportunity: A New Approach to Strategy under Uncertainty" fiquei com este trecho na mente:
"As you imagine the consequences of peripheral trends in the future, go beyond the firstdegree impact. For example, consider the driverless cars that Google, BMW, and others are working on. Obviously cars without drivers could change driving patterns, which could affect auto manufacturers. Presumably they will crash less frequently, which could enable dramatically different designs that are much lighter weight, affecting material companies. Lighter cars will get much better mileage, affecting gas companies. If cars don’t crash, why would we need auto insurance, at least in its current form? And what about local governments that earn revenue from handing out speeding tickets? Or urban planners that allocate prime real estate to parking lots? Finally, consider employment implications. One million people in the U.S. work as truck drivers. What happens when they are displaced by robots?"
Ontem referi em "Mongo também passará por esta tendência" o vector para a reparação das coisas para combater o consumismo. Agora, encontro "Why Renting Goods Is Now A Better Option Than Buying" e fico a pensar nas eventuais repercussões para:

  • as empresas;
  • o emprego;
  • as commodities;
  • a impostagem;
  • o retalho;
  • o PIB;
  • ...

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