Intelligence Updates

Countries vs. Companies: Big Oil is bigger than Japan

Companies and countries are very different. Comparing them along simplified economic indicators like GDP and revenues is like comparing apples...

4 unexpected insights from recent Shell CEO speech about energy transition.

This week Shell CEO Ben van Beurden gave a speech at the Offshore Northern Seas convention in Stavanger, Norway. His...

The Transition Will Not Be Televised

It seems everyone, including myself, is talking about how the world is in transition. Everything is being disrupted – or...

The Risk of Switching Too Late

The Risk of Switching Too Late

There is very little doubt that large scale urban and industrial transformations are necessary if we want to move to a low-carbon economy....

Upcycling Refugee Style

This week I noticed a facebook post being shared about a Dutch design student who was volunteering on Lesbos helping refugees get to shore...

Smartphone vs. 1991 Technology

Smartphone vs. 1991 Technology

The great thing about the Internet is that ideas and observations can spread very quickly. Not too long ago I...

The most disruptive technology of the last century is in your house

source: Washington Post When people talk about “disruptive technologies,” they’re usually thinking of the latest thing out of Silicon Valley. Technologies...