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Digitopia 2035: 3 Scenarios for the #DigitalSociety, and What They Mean for Us Today

Published: 10 April 2019

ID: G00379313

Analyst(s): Frank Buytendijk , Bettina Tratz-Ryan


Ask people about the future and they will share their hopes and fears for today. We crowdsourced stories from around the world, and summarize them in three common scenarios. They can help CIOs to rethink sustainability, build value beyond transactional convenience, and create meaningful connections.

Table Of Contents


  • Why the Future Is So Important Today
    • Just a Few Things Before We Start
  • So … the Digitopia Project
    • Scenario 1. A Smaller Circle
    • Scenario 2. A Question of Convenience
    • Scenario 3. A Sustainable Society
  • What Can We Do Today?
    • Connections
    • Communities
    • Contributions
    • Recommendations by Each Scenario
    • Oh, One More Thing …
  • Research Design

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