Doing business in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) environment requires business owners to always be one step ahead of the curve and continuously think of ways to successfully adapt their business to the complex, changing environment brought about by emerging trends. Now, there are a lot of emerging trends that are currently impacting businesses, however, I have chosen 5 key trends that I believe have a big impact and will create opportunities for businesses. Trend 1 – Rise of the Robots As businesses seek to improve productivity and quality while reducing labour costs, industrial and service robots will make an increasing contribution to Australian businesses. The cost of robotics is falling rapidly and capabilities are increasing with every new generation. The robots of the near future will not be like Star Wars’ C3PO or the large industrial robots that are standard in manufacturing...

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