Monday, July 4, 2011

The start of a new era

During the 20th Century the world has been shaken by three huge waves of social and technological change, the tail end of the Industrial Age (1700-1950), the entire Information Age (1950-2000) and the Knowledge Age (2000-2010).

A new kind of world is emerging from the rubble of the global financial crisis that has caught many governments and old economy industries unprepared. It's the Wisdom Age - and with it the Wisdom Economy  - characterized by products and services incorporating the "wise application of knowledge".