IMT’s Digital Future Think Tank, backed up by the Fondation Mines-Télécom, brings together key figures from the scientific world and from business along with independent experts to reflect on and implement prospective studies in order to:
- understand the evolution of digital society
- pinpoint the emergence of new business sectors
- anticipate skills requirements
The think tank’s steering committee is made up of the founding members of the Fondation Mines-Télécom and representatives of IMT schools. They meet regularly to take stock of current work and plan future projects.
The working groups include representatives of the founding members of the Fondation Mines-Télécom and professors from IMT schools, as well as specific partners and thematic experts. They analyze emerging themes from a forward-looking perspective and aim to identify innovative and promising areas of research and development.
An independent scientific committee adds its original points of view and its expertise.
- Digital Transformation of Businesses program
- Privacy program
- Digital Business Models of the Future program
- Mobility in a Digital and Sustainable City program
Find out more about programs as well as associated publications on the Fondation Mines-Télécom website.
The Fondation has also explored two other themes:
- Healthcare and digital technology which resulted in the publication Information and Communication Technologies for Healthcare and Autonomy – A guide for investors, project managers and project owners”, by Robert PICARD (CGEIET) along with Antoine VIAL (HAS) and Thomas HOUY (Télécom ParisTech
Focus on two experts
Carine Dartiguepeyrou is a futurist, researcher and conference speaker. She is Secretary-General of Entretiens Albert-Kahn and President of the Club de Budapest France. She is part of the scientific committee at the Institute of Desirable Futures.
What society are we building? What are our hopes and fears for this society? Where are we headed? Through the work of its Digital Future think tank, IMT presents a new publication on digital change. Published in April 2013 by Editions Alternatives under the supervision of Francis Jutand, Scientific Director at IMT, the work was co-authored by Georges Amar, Christine Balagué, Gilles Berhault, Pierre-Antoine Chardel, Carine Dartiguepeyrou, Thierry Gaudin, Denis Lescop, Christian Licoppe, Jacques Marceau, Pierre Musso, Serge Tisseron and Henri Verdier.
The Digital Future Think Tank has also published several prospective handbooks on digital transformation within our society and its consequences on management, mobility, social media, and sociocultural developments in business.