Author Archives: Jason Tester

Final #innovate2038 game roundup

Amazing #Innovate2038 community: This truly counts as making-the-future. The #Innovate2038 game ended at 9pm PT / midnight ET last night, with a final tally of 9,958 ideas from 543 players representing 53 countries. And this wasn’t just about quantity—we’re totally … Continue reading

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Value of Research Vanguard 2038 award!

The #Innovate2038 game wasn’t just about the how of research & innovation, but also why—keeping our work relevant and engaging even more people in the process, and ultimately posing the question of how research can become a global shared movement. That’s what we … Continue reading

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Portfolio Management Mover 2038 Award!

One of the critical challenges for research and innovation over the next 25 years will be striking the right balance of investments and approaches—balancing quantitative research with human intuition, internal efforts with external thinking partners, fast responses with slow incubations, … Continue reading

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#innovate2038 is…closed!

Here’s the final tally for 36 hours of #innovate2038: 543 players 9,958 ideas 53 countries represented Congratulations to all of our players, including those at the top of our leaderboards. Rememeber to follow our hashtag #innovate2038 on Twitter, and our two organizations sponsoring … Continue reading

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90 minutes left of #Innovate2038 gameplay!

To the awesome #Innovate2038 community: Three words: you. all. rock. We’re at just over 9000 ideas from over 500 players in 50 countries. And this isn’t just a quantity game—we’re totally floored by the quality of the ideas and innovations, … Continue reading

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How can we top day 1 of gameplay? Day 2 and awards!

21 hours down—15 hours to go! What an amazing first day of gameplay in the Innovate2038 game. <drumroll> 4649 ideas played by 376 players by 9pm Pacific yesterday night, Wed Sept 25! Congratulations everyone for being a part of the first … Continue reading

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83 levels of future, building on one idea

The heart of Foresight Engine is found in growing chains of idea cards—adding to the seeds of ideas that we play as Positive Imagination or Critical Imagination cards, through one of these four ‘build’ cards: Our tallest ‘idea building’ so … Continue reading

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This blog post is an epic fail…

…and that’s awesome, and necessary. At least, that’s what #Innovate2038 players are telling us so far: getting to the next 25 years of breakthrough ideas will demand a few shifts, pivots, and attitude adjustments to create cultures and organizations that … Continue reading

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future of intuition in an AI world

There’s an emerging theme so far today on the place for humans in a future where algorithmic capabilities become powerful and foundational to research & innovation work. This theme is around our sense of intuition, and pairing what people can … Continue reading

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we’re getting meta in here…

from Hathor, who is on a roll this morning, suggesting that our gameful global conversation today is itself a new process for the future of research and innovation. Who wants to hire some awesome innovators…?

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