In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers have struggled to balance the competing priorities of safeguarding public health, the economy and personal freedoms. We are observing various important developments such as:

 

  • Increasingly wide-ranging policy measures
  • Escalating dispersion within and between markets and economies
  • Virtualization trending toward the mainstream
  • A rapid rise in long-term planning for the environment, society and the corporate world

Many of these trends were with us before 2020, part of a pre-existing (and dizzying) acceleration that was contributing to “future shock.” They now represent an acceleration within an acceleration. We’re in a new world and the impacts of change are global.

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