Our world is changing fast. The progress cannot be stopped and it will become more and more important to face the challenges ahead of us successfully.
For 120 years the processing power has doubled every 18 months and an end to this trend is not in the foreseeable future.
Since the beginning of the World Wide Web 25 years ago, the exponential growth of potential in processing power can be noticed more than ever before and additionally has become anchored in many areas of life.
The next 25 years promise to unfold inconceivable potential.
Digital technologies have been the driving force of these changes. And in this world, platforms play a vital role and can hardly or not at all be limited by countries, natural resources or markets.
However, at the moment origins of the platforms is spread unevenly across the world. Today, North America and Asia constitute the core areas.