The global population is expected to increase by another 2 billion people in the next 30 years, and that, together with the fact that life expectancy keeps rising, topping at a 5.5 years increase between 2000 and 2016, makes for one of the top challenges for humanity as we move forward.
Innovation and the reinventing of concepts is crucial to adapt or leap over legacy investments.
Light vs Heavy
If most countries are experiencing infrastructure problems today how can we expect them to update and adapt to the needs of a growing and ageing population?
New concepts will need to be introduced, and a capital-light and digital services mindset would be an integral part.
Easy, Connected, Pragmatic
Going forward, what can we consider the new basic for levels of service? Particularly in a post-Covid world, after seeing how seamless some services can be, there will be no going back.
The focus needs to be on the utility provided as a whole.
What is in store for the future of communities?
There will be a growing demand for organisational interactions and a narrowing of connections, both for the physical and the digital world. Community-led ventures, something that has already happened, can be one of the most efficient moats going forward.